Fix usb mass storage device driver issue


A USB mass storage device might in the khung of a USB flash drive or a USB external hard disk drive sầu. These drives are devices for storing files of any type, including image, document, video & audio files. One of the most comtháng issues that occurs with mass storage devices is the development of "bad sectors," which can cause the disk drive sầu to lớn malfunction. Microsoft Windows includes the command line utility "Chkdsk" which checks a disk drive for errors and bad sectors và then repairs them.

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Connect the USB mass storage device to an available USB port in your computer. Windows should instantly recognize this device when it is connected.

Double-cliông xã the "Computer" ibé on your Windows Desktop. Find out the drive sầu letter of the USB mass storage device. (For the purpose of this article, "E:" will be assumed lớn be the drive sầu letter of the device.)

Cliông xã the Windows "Start" thực đơn button & type "Command Prompt" into lớn the Search field. Click on "Command Prompt," which will be the first cống phẩm that appears in the tìm kiếm results. A Command Prompt window will load.

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Type the following command: "chkdsk e: /f /r" in the Comm& Prompt window (without quotation marks) và press "Enter." (Rethành viên khổng lồ substitute "e:" with the drive letter for your USB device, if it is different. For example if the drive sầu is letter "g", the commvà will be "chkdsk g: /f /r".) Press the "Y" key on your keyboard to confirm. Wait for the process to complete.

If the drive is not showing in "Computer," cliông xã the Windows "Start" button, cliông xã "Control Panel," cliông chồng "System and Security," clichồng "Administrative Tools" & then click "Computer Management." Click "Disk Management" in the left pane. All of the drives installed on your computer should be present, even if the tệp tin system is not recognized (which might be because the drive is malfunctioning).

Lee Prangnell is an experienced writer in information giải pháp công nghệ and computer science. He graduated with a Master of Science (MSc) degree in information giải pháp công nghệ from the University of Liverpool, UK, where he achieved a first class/distinction grade. He is presently undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in computer science at the University of Warwiông xã, UK.

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