Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk

17 Jul 2013   #1
asianman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 BIT
 
 
Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk

Hello guys. I got a problem with my Toshiba TransMemory USB 8 GB. When I connect it to USB port, it connect very well but when I try to access the disk, it says "please insert a disk into Removable disk". I click properties and it shows used space and free space is "zero". Later, I go to administrative tools and check on computer management, it shows the removable disk is online but the capacity in the said disk is "zero". I know maybe there have been many solutions for this problem, but hope you guys can help me to 'revive' my thumb drive back to normal. Thank you.




Attached Thumbnails
Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk-usb.png  
Attached Images
Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk-usb-2.png Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk-usb-3.png 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
17 Jul 2013   #2
ICIT2LOL

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10
 
 

Hello asianman try the Partition Wizard and click on the drive listed and then "explore" se if that brings up anything.
Best Free Partition Manager Freeware and free partition magic for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows XP 32 bit & 64 bit. MiniTool Free Partition Manager Software Home Edition.

Have you had a look at it with DISKPART too? It might tell you something about the device too like its format for instance. See DiskPart Command-Line Options
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Cannot Open and Format Removable Disk




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
removable disk showing RAW
hey guys, my friend has a gopro hero3 and she wants to get some footage off the camera onto her windows 7 PC. problem is when she connects the camera the windows dialog comes up saying the disk e: needs to be formatted before use, obviously this would delete the footage which we want to avoid ...
Hardware & Devices
switch on some OS in a removable disk
hi how may boot up some many of OS exist in a hard disk external or removable disk Direction installing a OS of many OS? such as i have a windows 7 & windows 8 & windows xp i want install windows 7 ,i don't like other os for installing.
General Discussion
Changing a Removable Disk to Local Disk?
Hi Folks, I have created an encrypted drive (X) on my system (Windows 7 - 64 bit) and wish to store my emails there. I did this successfully in Vista. To do this I need to change X:/ from a Removable Disk to a Local Disk, please can somebody explain to me how and wehre to do this? OS...
General Discussion
Removable Disk drive
In my Win 7 setup, I have a drive that is called J:(Removable Disk). It seems to be "Canon MX700 series USB Device". I do not know what it is for, and I really do not want it. Could someone describe it to me, and tell me if I should get rid of ot, and, if so, how? Thanks in advance. Hans L
General Discussion
removable Disk
:rolleyes:Hi i can't explain about where all these came from but i would like to get rid of them if i could. I right click on them but theres no delete option. Can someone tell my how i can remove these if possible. My OS is Windows 7 U.
Hardware & Devices
All Removable Drives Are Prompted To Format Or Scan Upon Insertion
When I insert any kind of removable drive weather its a USB HDD, Thumb drive, or SD I very often get these prompts. I know for a fact there's nothing wrong with the drives I can close the message and use them all as normal. It did once prompt me to format my TB drive on my windows 7 x64 system, but...
Hardware & Devices


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:15.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App