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Copying data from one disk to the other was a series of "Please insert source disk into drive A:… Please insert destination disk into drive A:… Please insert source disk into Task Manager WON'T open. advise. Sometimes something you aren't aware of will be running and you won't be able to quit or restart. have a peek at these guys

You can change the drive letter and that is all that happends the letter changes so you go from Removable Disk G to Removable disk F. Any ideas of what the problem could be? More resources See also Dell dimension 9100 wont recognise hard drive when installing windows 7? I have several USB hard drives & flash drives. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-thinks-my-memory-stick-is-a-floppy-disk-486431.html

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I've tried the HP USB Disk Storage Format Tool, which has been recommended on numerous sites only to be told again that there is no media inserted. I WAS TRIPPING BC I HAD ALL MY FLASH PROJECTS AND OTHER HOMEWORK ON THAT DRIVE N WINDOWS WOULDNT RECOGNIZE IT!! Second, your antivirus is in the process of scanning the device or has left a file/folder locked as active. thanks!

Can you tell with the above information if the data is there and is not lost. This old programmer is not decompiling yet and is still learning.after 55 years.

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Report Thabo- Jun 2, 2009 at 05:43 PM Control Panel/Computer Administrative Tools/Computer Management/Disk Management This utility will help. But I had to go into safe mode first. And boy, we made the machine fly ! (OK, I was in the aircraft industry !) It is nice to reminisce from time to time. Watched a video, pretty cool.

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Update - I had also contacted Fantom support via email and I'm posting their reply. ------------ From Fantom Support --------------------------------------------------- This is actually a pretty a common issue. as the programme proceeded to misfire on all cylinders. However, since the Password Reset file weighs in at only 2KB, it is the perfect use for an old USB Flash Drive. Copy them from the floppies to the USB flash drive.


Never take fright through your hands. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/7948-63-windows-recognise-floppy-drive Also when I go to Disk Management the only drives that show or that are even assigned to a drive letter are my internal PC hard drive C and my CD/DVD Floppy Drive Proposed as answer by SAZMND Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:45 PM Tuesday, November 16, 2010 10:14 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote I have tried all the solutions Close the programs like that that are sitting in your taskbar.

To programme it you wrote your code on paper programming sheets and then transcribed it to .... More about the author A lot of software was developed since that time, and unfortunately much of it expected to see long-term storage on the C: drive. I have a Toshiba ALU 3.5" 1TB that works fine on my old mac and another macbook but not on my Toshiba Satellite L670-117 that I purchased yesterday. Everything runs perfectly until I attached it back to my Windows 7 as above said.

FIRST! However, if the OS is doing something with the device, then you will not get this message, and yes, if you disconnect it despite that, you are very likely to have If not, there is a remote chance that you have a virus that is cataloging the files on the thumbdrive so it can phone home to its master for identity theft check my blog Best wishes Stewart Hawkins

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So i went into my phone just to check and sure enough I did not have MEDIA TRANSFER PROTOCOL on. But floppies are really antiquated. Could you clear that up please?

MicroNet / Fantom Drives (310) 320-0772 ------------ (End) From Fantom Support --------------------------------------------------- Monday, July 05, 2010 11:08 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Hey, I tried that but

When it shows "Removable Disk"....i right clicked & hit Properties.......then filled in a Name in the Summary tab (my name)....i suddenly got a pop up & wow......it started working again.....whew.....it was There was no real memory but you could multiply two numbers in a single card cycle. It reminds me of the time I cracked a metatarsal up on the fells above Grindelwald in Switzerland on holiday in 2002. I have been online 6 hours flat trying to find a solution Report Kara C- May 2, 2010 at 06:16 PM @ Duncan , I'm having the same problem, the light

Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - try opening my computer... I searched all day and night to find the solution as to why i could not find my blackberry. i went to almost a hundred sites and got 100 answers, this seemed simple and logical. news Friday, June 24, 2011 12:59 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote You're a legend!

hchari !!! If this is the case, right click on the drive, select "Change drive Letter...', and assign a drive letter to it. Thanks! -Stephen Proposed as answer by cwaustintx Tuesday, December 15, 2009 7:33 PM Thursday, December 10, 2009 3:14 AM Reply | Quote 9 Sign in to vote 1.                      Plug in the this was with my 8gb micro sd usb reader (basically a flash drive) and it happened in both computers I have.

appreciate it. Click the "Start" button, type "regedit" (without quotation marks) in the “Search" bar and then press “Enter”. 2. Ask ! There is a free program you can download to test flash drives called h2testw which will give you a report showing the real capacity of the drive, which is probably a

is it still the same ? If you are keeping floppies for data storage don't bother the 8GB flash drive I mentioned is not only capable of handling thousands of times more data and they won't fail check it again if it doesnt works then again go to same location select your pen drive and opt for delete logical drive then again right click to form a new I like the hack you had - to disable part of the m/c so that the whole thing can go faster.

Cheers. Doing a Restart could still damage your USB in rare circumstances. (Don't flood me with answers about how it works for you, I said RARE CIRCUMSTANCES).I hope this helps. Thankfully we have some seasoned geeks to answer the query. I look forward to the daily email with its cartoon and obscure question together with the all important tips and research articles.