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I have new sandisc cruzer blades which do make a sound when

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I have new sandisc cruzer blades which do make a sound when entered in usb but dont show in my desktop pc.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

Hello! My name is*****
I am a certified computer professional who will assist you with the problem you described.

Please tell me how old is your Cruzer Blade USB Flash Drive? Also, are you able to test it with another computer?

I am awaiting your reply.

Thanks,
IT Miro

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
The blades are brand new. I have a cruzer blade which is about twelve month old and has data on it and this works fine and is assigned the letter G and shows up ok.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
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Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

To confirm if the problem is with the flash drive or the computer, can you plug it into another computer to check if it will work there?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am disabled and cannot reach another PC. I have tried 10 new flash drives of different makes and none works. They are communicating with the PC but not showing up.
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

In that case, the problem is with the computer. Please try to insert the flash drivers into another USB port on your computer. Let me know if there are any changes.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I have tried all 4 ports with no difference.And the one that works is ok in any of the ports.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It would appear the pathway cannot be found.I would also wish to be released from the membership with your company which I inadvertantly sgned up for.
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

OK.

It is possible that one of the installed programs is causing the problem. Please check if the USB flash drivers work in Windows Safe Mode.

To access the Safe Mode, restart your computer and then keep pressing the F8 key rapidly until you see the Advanced Boot Options menu. Once you see it, select Safe Mode. Log in to your Windows account.

You will notice that there is a black background and that most Windows 7 functions are disabled. That is normal for Safe Mode. Just test the USB connection and let me know the results.

To exit Safe Mode, just restart your computer.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Cannot access safe mode with F8
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

In case you cannot enter Safe Mode by pressing the F8 key while your computer is powering on, do the following so that you can enter Safe Mode automatically upon next restart:

1. Press the Windows Logo key and R keys simultaneously to bring up the Run box

2. Type msconfig and press Enter

3. The System Configuration window will open with several tabs. Click on the Boot tab and there check the Safe boot check-box and then select the Network option

4. Click OK to save the changes and then click Restart to restart your computer

5. Your computer will restart and automatically enter Safe Mode with Networking (Internet will work)

6. When you are in Safe Mode, you can test the USB connection

7. Once done, you need to restore original boot settings so that your computer can boot to "standard" mode when restarted. To do that, repeat the steps 1-3 to access System Configuration. There click on the Boot tab and un-check the Safe boot check-box and click OK, and then Restart

Let me know the results.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Too much bother
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Can you not reach my computer remotely.
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

I can, but I am currently in another remote session. I should finish in about 30 minutes. I can then get back to you if you can wait.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'm disabled, I aint going anywhere.
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

OK, I will get back to you as soon as I am available.

Thanks,

IT Miro

Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

OK, ready now.

Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Where do I go from here.
Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

I just sent you the instructions for establishing a secure remote assistance.

Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

Connected.

Expert:  IT Miro replied 9 months ago.

The problem with the USB drivers remained. Unfortunately, nothing I tried helped.

I suggested contacting the Acer support and ordering a recovery disk to re-install Windows since the USB drivers have been corrupted.

Here are the phone numbers:

http://www.acer.com/ac/en/GB/content/service-contact

Should you require assistance with using the recovery disk, or if there is anything else I can help you with, let me know.

Regards,

IT Miro

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