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Windows 7: I removed U3 from FD, but it has old name still?

18 Jan 2010   #11
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

yes i see you have it formatted NTFS not FAT32


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18 Jan 2010   #12
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
Then this may be a U3 thing,, maybe saved on some firmware...

There are generally 2 ways (that I know of) to name a usb device

The General Tab and an autorun.ini file on the root of the drive, which is a hidden file.
Are you showing hidden files?
I might be, depends what folder... how & where would I enable hidden folders & where would I find this autorun.ini file?

Right now there isnt a single file showing on the drive...
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18 Jan 2010   #13
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
yes i see you have it formatted NTFS not FAT32
Yeah better for cross platform linux, mac & pc
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18 Jan 2010   #14
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

In Explorer
Hit Alt
Click Tools
Folder Options
Second Tab
Uncheck both boxes related to hidden files
Click OK,
Open USB device and see what is there.
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18 Jan 2010   #15
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

folder options in control panel
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18 Jan 2010   #16
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Actually,, Fat32 is better for cross platform,,, if you are talking about 9x
But for mac,, I think Fat32 is still better. NTFS only provides for Rights Security.
Well,, this is overly simplified explanation,, it goes way deeper. Before anyone harps on this.
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18 Jan 2010   #17
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
In Explorer
Hit Alt
Click Tools
Folder Options
Second Tab
Uncheck both boxes related to hidden files
Click OK,
Open USB device and see what is there.
Ok yeah I had hidden folders showing.

There isnt a single thing on the drive after I removed U3 & did a full format
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18 Jan 2010   #18
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Try the USBDeview app that I gave a link to before
Try using that app to uninstall the U3 device and then reinsert the USB stick again
There might be something in the Driver Registry entries that is sticking that this tool may help remove.
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18 Jan 2010   #19
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tepid View Post
Try the USBDeview app that I gave a link to before
Try using that app to uninstall the U3 device and then reinsert the USB stick again
There might be something in the Driver Registry entries that is sticking that this tool may help remove.
Hmm it goes through the motion... but doesnt take it out of the list?
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19 Jan 2010   #20
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

Right click and Run it as an admin
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 I removed U3 from FD, but it has old name still?




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