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Windows 7: How to avoid popup with scan prompt when plugin USB stick?

06 Oct 2010   #1

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How to avoid popup with scan prompt when plugin USB stick?

When I plugin an USB stick then a popup appears which asks me if I want to scan and fix the new mounted USB stick. See attached Snapshot.

How can I suppress/avoid this warning popup?
I always want to "continue without warning".

Under WiNXP this was possible. So guess this should be possible under Win7 as well.


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06 Oct 2010   #2

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


Have a look at this post in a similar SF thread
Hope it works out and regards
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06 Oct 2010   #3

W10 Pro desktop, W10 laptop, W10 laptop, W10 Pro tablet (all 64-bit)

I don't understand why you would want to "continue without warning". Why wouldn't you want to scan and fix? I've personally never encountered this popup but I always do the "safely eject" on my USB devices. Isn't this telling you that you've got some corruption or other issue with the USB stick?
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06 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

I agree with strollin. If you scan and fix the error, you won't see it anymore. If you keep getting the pop-up, copy everything off the drive and format it. If you still keep getting the error, I'd replace the drive.
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06 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Home Premium x64

I am with the Deacon and Strollin. Have you tried scanning the USB stick? How did you determine there isn't a problem with the USB stick in the first place?
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06 Oct 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)

I seem to get this a lot when I plug in my iPod, although upon using the iPod there seems to be no errors. Might try fully scanning it later and see what comes from it.
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06 Oct 2010   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 and Home Premium x64

Well, it would make minor sense for the iPod as it actually has a disk, although in some ways, I think it might also have issues with how the data is stored as it is a different device altogether.

On a USB memory stick, technically, there shouldn't be 'defects' unless the stick is damaged or failing, as there is no hard disk and data should be stored differently than that of a hard disk. Although it does not mean you can't mess with the data on a USB stick to have data corruption either.
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