USB Drive

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  1. B

    Remotely updating a Thumb Drive in a TV

    Can I update a Thumb drive that is plugged into a TV from my PC via a cat5 cable?
  2. K

    cant run ubuntu from usb drive

    i have a usb disk with installed ubuntu 14.01 on it. it works smoothly in my laptop. but it cant be run on another laptop. i checked my bios setting and its ok. when the boot process is transfered to the usb drive it will show message "missing operating system" and than boot from the os...
  3. sammy sung

    Super Tool Part Two

    Still trying to edit/reinvent the thumb drive tool I've created for virus removal and various other general computer maintenance/set-up tasks. The idea was to have just about everything I could possibly need to diagnostics & software repair on one thumb drive. It's been largely successful in...
  4. S

    Cbt-locker virus and USB back up drive. Will it transfer the virus?

    My USB back up drive was connected to the pc when I got the ctb locker virus. If I connect the USB drive to another computer, will it transfer the virus?
  5. A

    Acer laptop won't boot or go in to advanced setup options

    I've tried doing it with a USB. I'm sure I've done what I am required to do in order to launch from the USB that is. It will enter the Acer loading screen and start loading, then go to a black screen. I'm not sure what to do.
  6. H

    Installing Windows 10 on 16gb usb flash drive. It is possible? If yes. How?

    How to install Windows 10 on 16 gb usb drive. I tried, but my usb is not recognised in the partition table. Is there a way to do it ?
  7. freezingpickles

    Anything I can use to copy an installation disc onto a USB drive?

    I finally finished my first computer today(woo!). However the case I have doesn't support optical drives and such to allow more space inside, so I need to copy everything onto a USB. Basically almost everything I got has one and a disc copy of Windows. Thanks!
  8. L

    There is something wrong with my laptop, a lot of issues lately.

    I have an ASUS laptop that I have owned since late 2009. I regularly play video games on it. It has never had any real issues other than overheating at some points leading to its fan dying and an IT guy screwing up my hard drive while replacing the fan requiring me to replace it at the time (it...
  9. klear6

    Can't Transfer Files On/To External Devices

    I am having an extremely serious and irritating problem - please help if you can. I am having trouble moving data to external sources via USB. It always happens partwaY through a transfer. It gives me messages like the transfer could not be completed, that the device is no longer found, or the...
  10. M

    WD my passport ultra, was working fine, suddenly disappeared

    Hi, I have a WD my passport ultra, that has been working fine, suddenly in the middle of a file transfer it disappeared! and the blinking stopped, now the light is stable and on (all the time). when I open device manager, I find it and it says: device working properly. I changed the usb port, I...
  11. xSimply1337x

    Laptop won't recognize USB drive.

    Hi there. Move this post if it's not in the right place. I have a Dell Studio 17 and it absolutely won't recognize any usb devices. both in bios and in windows. I am trying to wipe it and have a fresh install of windows to give it to my mother but I can only install windows from USB becuase I...
  12. E

    Windows Disk Management Drive Letter "issues" for thumb drives

    Help with either problem will be greatly appreciated. 1. Is there a way to allow a standard (non-admin) account access drive management. Specifically with changing drive letters. 2. Is there any way to force Microsoft to assign the next available drive letter to a USB drive. Here is the...
  13. lordszone

    My USB Drive is not booting with a bootable image

    Hi All I have a problem for which i am seeking assistance. I have two usb drives: 16gb kingston data traveler G3 and 4gb sandisk cruzer blade. I have made bootable image of windows 7. Now the problem is that when i mount this image on the kingston usb, things go smooth and i am able to boot...
  14. jukesie

    Set up for a Smart TV, USB Drive & Media Player

    Firstly, I hope i'm posting this in the correct forum section, if not please let me know and i'll change it as soon as. I have been researching all over to try and work out if this is possible. I currently have two WD HDD's connected to my Sony Smart TV. Using Sony's built in media player I can...
  15. S

    Can a USB Thumb Drive be a fully functional HD ? Insetad of a VM Can I use a Thumb Drive as a HD?

    Can a USB Thumb Drive be a fully functional HD ? Insetad of a VM Can I use a Thumb Drives a maindiskk drives and make each USB a unique VMlike PC? Thank you.
  16. J

    How do I get it to look at a usb drive with Easy BCD?

    So far I can only look at the boot of the c: drive. I want to work at my usb drive's boot. Operating (c) drive is windows 10. USB drive (F) is windows 7.1. Getting "logon process initialization failure" when boot the 7.1. F: was a clone of C: Then installed windows 10 on C:. Had driver...
  17. THRobinson

    Cloning / Image Software Bootable from USB

    I haven't created an image in probably 12yrs... so not sure what's the best options anymore. I used Norton Ghost and I think it may have been Win98SE, burnt to disc. I'm building a new system that will have a 250GB SSD primary and 1TB HDD secondary drive. I plan to install Win7x64 SP1 and...
  18. H

    F:\ Application not found

    Everytime I open a USB drive, I get that error. I right-click the drive and it says that a USB driver update is available through HTC Sync Manager. Here is a screenshot of the issue. The problem is that I have uninstalled all HTC related things from my computer...
  19. C

    External HDD still spins when laptop is on standby

    Hi. As the title says, my Western Digital Elements 2TB 3.0 USB drive doesn't power off when my laptop has the lid closed. I've notest that the drive has a standby option when it's not used, it just blink's every few seconds, but for some reason the drive wake up and stay active when I close...
  20. S

    My acer laptop is doing preparing automatic repair . I need to create a recovery usb drive so i can format my computer. But ho

    My acer laptop keep saying preparing automatic prepare it does that then it goes to a blue error screen and it keep doing that repeatedly. I have to create a usb drive so i can format my laptop but how can i create one if my laptop wont start up
  21. fxv300

    Windows seems to be unable to format a USB memory drive. After a lot of testing I found this to work in most cases.

    unable to format a USB memory drive. After a lot of testing I found this to work in most cases. When you try to format a USB memory stick you get a message saying "The disk is write protected"This also happens when you do this via My Computer (right-click) Manage->Disk Management Select your...
  22. B

    Dell Re-Installation Software on a USB Drive

    I just purchased a Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Laptop. When purchasing I specifically asked for the installation software in case the hard drive crashes.... NOT the recovery software. They sent it to me on a USB drive. If I start with a bare hard drive, will the bio recognize a USB device, or does...
  23. S

    Acer W4-820 tablet cannot boot off USB DVD or USB thumb drive, help please

    1- Here is the precise model: 2- It has only ONE micro USB port, for charging and other purposes. 3- I have a OTG cable but I cannot boot yet. The tablet definitely sees the usb devices but it always boots up to the old Windows...
  24. M

    installing windows acer aspire 5741 g usb drive

    installing windows 7 acer aspire 5741 g from usb drive hangs after loading file windows starting
  25. H

    how to install windows from freedos on brand new Asus X555l

    Please tell me how to install windows 7 from USB drive to my new asus laptop. It has freedos and I do not know how to use that to install windows. Please give a detailed instruction. Thanks
  26. H

    Samsung USB menu stuck !

    Hi I'm trying to connect a usb drive to my samsung tv, Then all of a sudden, after this initial message, [[new device connected, [photos,videos etc...]] then nothing happens! I tried pressing up and down arrow but of no use. The screen is kind of stuck only on usb drive but i can access other...

    who makes tyhe best master password manager such as dashlane

    anyone know who makes the best password manager? i would also like to be able to back it up to a usb drive and such too. any knowledge would be great
  28. S

    Copying a program from a DVR to a thumb drive

    I have a Dish DVR box and I recorded a nature TV program. I want to copy this program onto a thumb drive. There is a USB slot on the back of my Dish DVR box, but I don't know how to access it because it doesn't come up in a menu anywhere. Is it even possible to do something like this? My TV...
  29. D

    I installed a new hard drive in my Dell n7010. Now what?

    I installed a new hard drive in my Dell n7010. I have only a recovery thumb drive for it. When it boots from the recovery thumb will it format the new hard drive as part of the recovery process or do I have to format the drive somehow before running the recovery thumb?
  30. Zarok Aleon

    Secure way to get portable programs.

    Hey Thanks for taking to take the time to read this. I have been getting more and more into computers and want to start helping other people with things, but in order to help them like with malicious software I need to have an external copy of it, Like on a flash drive, To plug in and be able...
  31. S

    Yamaha Home Theater with NO USB port.

    How to connect a USB drive with home theater for listening songs from USB Pen Drive, as there is no USB port. Is it HDMI to USB or somthing like? Pls Help.
  32. T

    Are laptop usb ports easily bendable?

    Hi i recently just bought a new laptop that came free with a usb thumb drive...ofcourse upon purchasing, i tested everything including usb ports etc. So without knowing that the usb thumb drive is bent, i plugged it in as if it were straight i was careful. So im a bit stressed out about this...
  33. Roshin

    External Hard disk Not Detected

    I have the Seagate 1TB backup plus external hardisk. Recently when i plug it into my laptop(USB 3.0) the hard disk is not detected ,ie its not showinng up in my computer ,its not in disk management. In device manager ,under storage controllers ,"USB Attached SCSI (UAS) Mass Storage Device" comes...
  34. S

    Car Music Player is Playing MP3's from My USB Drive Off-key

    I just hope I'm in the right category. So i finally decided to play music in my car via the USB port on my after-market media player. When i tried it out, i noticed that the music is playing off-key, like 2 notes higher. Now my car has 2 tweeters and a sub-woofer all connected to an amplifier...
  35. A

    I can't boot from flash drive

    Hi guys. I can't boot my flash drive on my Sony Vaio SVE11115EGB. I need to reinstall my windows. My bios is different . I enabled External Device Boot. and the External device is at the top of my boot priority. Is there any solution? TY
  36. F

    I can't get this Toshiba netbook to boot from a USB drive

    Hi everyone, The netbook in question is a Toshiba Satellite C55-A-14X (PSCG6E). I'm looking to securely erase the hard drive with DBAN before I sell the laptop in a few days. I downloaded the ISO and used Universal USB Installer to write it to the USB. When I boot, the netbook doesn't even...
  37. R

    I copied folders with pictures from Win 7 machine via thumb drive to XP Laptop. The root folder I copies is there on the XP ex

    Folders of pictures are not visible when transferred from Win7 to XP laptop.
  38. A

    help installing windows 8.1 on inspiron n5110 form usb

    i want to install windows 8.1 from usb drive i have 1 usb 2.0 2 usb 3.0 i want to know is usb 3.0 and touchpad will work during windows install or i'll stuck and can't use my mouse or touchpad thanks .. and sorry for my bad english :)
  39. Hyper Man

    My laptop is not booting from a bootable USB drive [SOLVED]

    Guys! I have a Toshiba Satellite U940-B484 (PSU6VV). It has windows 8 on it, but I'm trying to install Windows 7 instead through a bootable Windows 7 usb drive. The problem is, the laptop isn't booting from the usb drive, no matter what. I checked the bios booting selections many times, and...
  40. T

    i need help...

    i rooted my lg spirit 4g smartphone and didnt back up any files to my computer. i accidently erased everything including driver etc. to my cellphone. is there a way to recover or download any software to rectify my problem? i cant do anything on the phone except power on and off. doesnt go to...
  41. derpdederp80

    Booting off USB thumb drive

    I have a X31 Type 2672 Thinkpad whose OS is corrupted and virus-infected. I want to re-install windows on it but there is no cd-rom drive. I have a usb key loaded with the windows XP installer, but there seems to be no way to boot off a usb device. IS there anything I can try apart from removing...
  42. volanis

    USB pins broken in back of Samsung

    So I didnt know that the usb outlets on these tvs had little pins that stuck out instead of the standard flat pins that you see on most devices. So, say when you push in a thumb drive the wrong way you push the pins in. Needless to say I did this and 2 of them snapped. Now the port is useless. I...
  43. S

    USB Ports not providing enough power, need a solution?

    Hey guys, I'll start from the beginning; I was asked to fix a friend's eMachines laptop because the Three pay as you go internet dongle wasn't working, after taking a look I noticed it was in a bit of a mess (he had no antivirus and I could tell it was full of adware and other viruses because...
  44. J

    How can you use a recovery usb drive to restore a Gateway laptop back to factory?

    I need to restore my Windows 8 Gateway laptop back to factory. I have a USB flash drive that I created for recovery, but I don't know what to do with it. Do I need to use the USB to restore my Gateway back to factory anyway? Could someone help me on how to restore this computer back to the way...
  45. P

    Laptop's usb port short

    Hello, yesterday when i was copying some movies to my usb drive from laptop,after copying when i removed my pendrive, i have realised that it was broken and some pieces of it was stuck in usb port of my lappy. then i tried to remove that thing using a metal skrewdriver but unknowingly i have...
  46. B

    Create a USB bootable of Windows7 with Windows XP

    I want to Create a single USB drive bootable of Windows7 with Windows XP Help me out
  47. C

    USB Drive Data Recovery

    My flash drive has very important school papers and files on it. When I plug into USB port it shows up almost full which is correct. However it does not show the name of the flash drive like it used to. When I try to access the files nothing is there to access even though the capacity is showing...
  48. T

    How to lock a computer with a thumb drive?!?!?

    I read somewhere it was possible for me to lock my newly built computer by using a flash/thumb drive. Thats sounds pretty neat. Does anyone know how I would go about doing this? Is it a program that I have to purchase or is it free somewhere? Any help is appreciated <3 - Brittany
  49. R

    Word Cannot Open File (Corrupt)

    So my friend wrote an essay and saved it on a thumb drive but ONLY the thumb drive. Now it's corrupted and there's no backup file. -Trying to open it in word does not work (file unreadable). -Trying to open it in notepad++ does not work (file unreadable). -Trying to use open and repair in word...
  50. H

    Using usb drive with 5.1 speakers

    I do not have a PC at home but would like to use pendrive with my multimedia speakers (5.1 channel) - Do I need to purchase external sound card ?
  51. S

    Password Software for Thumb Drive

    I just bought a thumb drive so that I can back up my office files and take home at the end of the day. I am trying to find a software that I can install on the drive that would allow me to password protect all of the files. I really don't care to encrypt all of the data I just want to password...
  52. G

    Acer 5750g usb drive not working

    the other two work. its a bit annoying. id appreciate any advice you could give me. thank you
  53. micnolmad

    USB drive hidden partition?

    Hi, I have a usb hdd made from an ipod 5g which I have partitioned in two. The first is an bootable, active, primary partition in ntfs with an windows 7 multi install dvd which we use in our shop. The other partition is an exfat which holdes service packs and other stuff we use for tech support...
  54. D

    Solved! How to boot from usb in hp 530

    there is no boot option for usb drive in Hp 530. there is usb optical drive, usb superdisc but no usb drive so how to boot fron usb? i have been searching about this for 2 years and i didn't get any answer so please do tell!!
  55. S

    Solved! Usb drive

    Hello, how do i remove a write protection from my flash drive
  56. Z

    Want to put more than one bootable thing in a usb drive.

    I have a 4GB USB flash Drive and I want to put both the 64 and 32 bit Microsoft Standalone System Sweeper to better clean malware on other people's computer. Seeing that both take only 250MB of space, I want to install a bootloader like grub on the usb to boot into the 32 or 64 bit of program...
  57. K

    What happened to my movies transferred to usb drive

    Hello, i had some movie downloads on my D drive which i moved to a seagate usb drive so as to free space and watch the movies from the dvd player via the usb. But now the dvd wont read the files, and, when the usb drive is connected to the laptop, some of the file folders now are empty. What...
  58. T

    USB Drive Not Recognized

    My external drive stopped being recognized by Windows explorer. I use XP Pro and one moment everything fine and next thing I know I can't access anything. Already re-booted, tried a different USB Port, nothing. Windows shows the drive is there but no accessibility.
  59. E

    Why is my laptop not recognizing my usbs

    Hello,a freshed formated laptop with win7 is not recognizing any usb drive, why?
  60. exfileme

    Verbatim's Dime-Sized USB Ideal for Car Audio

    This nubby little 8 GB USB drive was designed for car audio systems with a built-in USB port. Verbatim's Dime-Sized USB Ideal for Car Audio : Read more