Want to protect your cyber security and still get fast solutions? Ask a secure question today.Go Premium

x
?
Solved

Memory Stick Stuck

Posted on 2010-01-09
4
Medium Priority
?
313 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
Have a memory stick. When I insert it the green light remains constant and it does not register on My Computer? What is gone wrong? Any salvation?
0
Comment
Question by:Michael Murphy
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 14

Expert Comment

by:theras2000
ID: 26275774
Possibly, the drive letter is already taken.  Right-click My Computer and go to Manage.  Go to Disk Management, and try to assign your drive a letter, or even a path.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Michael Murphy
ID: 26275913
It does not show up on the Computer Management Screen
0
 
LVL 93

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 26276708
connect it to another PC - if it does not work there also, it's bad.
you can also try  different usb ports
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
Michael Murphy earned 0 total points
ID: 26307388
I left the memory stick away from the laptop for 48 hours and tried then to use it. It t worked. Perhaps I was careless in the past about removing it from the laptop, not going through the correct procedure. In future I will be careful to remove it properly. It is now working again.
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article is an update and follow-up of my previous article:   Storage 101: common concepts in the IT enterprise storage This time, I expand on more frequently used storage concepts.
Windows Server 2003 introduced persistent Volume Shadow Copies and made 2003 a must-do upgrade.  Since then, it's been a must-implement feature for all servers doing any kind of file sharing.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to reformat your flash drive. Sometimes your flash drive may have issues carrying files so this will completely restore it to manufacturing settings. Make sure to backup all files before reformatting. This w…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month13 days, 11 hours left to enroll

581 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question