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

25 Jan 2010   #31
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

did you delete those registry strings


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26 Jan 2010   #32
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
did you delete those registry strings
Not yet, I wasnt sure on what would happen after I did, will I just have to unplug & re-plug all usb cables? I wont have to reinstall software or drivers will I?
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26 Jan 2010   #33
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

so there was no name of the flash drive listed? deleting the keys should be fine restart and reconnect USB devices
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28 Jan 2010   #34
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
so there was no name of the flash drive listed? deleting the keys should be fine restart and reconnect USB devices
No, not specifically, just all the crazy keycode named folders for the USB devices.

I havent done it yet, plan to a little later today.

So unplug all USB devices, delete those folders & then plug all USB's back in & they will load up their drivers automatically & I'll be good to go?
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28 Jan 2010   #35
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

should be fine then
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31 Jan 2010   #36
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Ok with a closer inspection I found the one that was labeled Sandisk Cruzer & deleted it.

As soon as I plugged the flash drive back in, immeditally the old name I created under U3 popped up.

I tried to right click & rename it & it goes through the motion until you press enter & goes back to the U3 name?
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01 Feb 2010   #37
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

did you reboot after deleting reg key then plug flash back in also you can plug flash drive into another computer and rename it then plug it back into yours
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01 Feb 2010   #38
Tepid

Win 7 Ultimate 32bit
 
 

I am betting then that it is in the firmware and can only be changed using the U3 software.
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01 Feb 2010   #39
computersplus

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

this is the official U3 removal tool you can try to use it and try again to rename the drive

SanDisk | Products | Driver Downloads | USB Flash Drives | U3 Launchpad Removal Tool
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01 Feb 2010   #40
JohnnyScience

Windows 7 64 & Ubuntu 64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by computersplus View Post
this is the official U3 removal tool you can try to use it and try again to rename the drive

SanDisk | Products | Driver Downloads | USB Flash Drives | U3 Launchpad Removal Tool
Yeah that still gives me errors.

I need to delete the key again & reboot still
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 I removed U3 from FD, but it has old name still?




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