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Kingston pendrive not recognised.

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  • Started 4 years ago by Niks
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Niks
Niks
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When i connect my 4GB Kingston pen drive to my laptop, it shows an error that USB device not recognised. I don't know what the problem is. When i see in device manager, i see a yellow exclaimatory sign. When i check the properties, it shows an error code 43. How to deal with it?

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hatryst
hatryst
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Hey Niks, look what i've got for u...

Check it out

But its not the solution :D if you find the solution to this problem, it would be helpful to me as well !
(I still have that useless USB with me !)

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germ-x
germ-x
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hi Niks, what make & model number of laptop are you trying this on. Not sure but some of the newer flash drives USB2.0 are not backware compatible to USB1.0.

g-x

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Aguro
Aguro
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same happened to mine but i updated the drivers (device manager) and it worked fine
btw does it appear when you type diskmgmt.msc in run?

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Niks
Niks
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G-x, i'm trying it on USB 2.0 itself. Even i've tried it on a different laptop, but the same problem comes up...:(

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germ-x
germ-x
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niks, click on this link it takes yo to Kingston and they have several FAQ about problems with their drives

g-x

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Niks
Niks
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@Aguro
It is not there in diskmgmt.msc. Any other ideas?

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Aguro
Aguro
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other usbs work on this system?
does that contain any data? if not then try formatting (if cant format normally then try it from windows cd or um i think theres some hp tool which works very well in it.)

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Niks
Niks
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Other USB works fine on my system. Yes, actually the pen drive contains precious data thats why i'm much bothered 'bout it...
I can't format it since it's not recognized... :(

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Aguro
Aguro
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can you see it before your system boots?

can you somehow allocate or reallocate drive letter? its somewhere around populateting the disk,if you can do this then data can easily be retrieved

is it enabled? sometimes it can be also be disabled (happens a lot with my phone)i have to enable it from device manager

i know a NOT RECOMMENDED WAY (just in extreme case and it worked for me)
i had some files of flash drive then i formatted it and then i used photorec and recovered ALL the data.

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germ-x
germ-x
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Before you format your pen drive click on the link above and read about your Kingston drive.

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Niks
Niks
Posts: 658

Thanks all for your precious posts, but i think the pendrive cannot be repaired. It seems there is some hardware fault or something. Thanks all.

Regards,
Nikhil.

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hatryst
hatryst
Posts: 3482

Nikhil, you said that it contains precious data, so you may try it using it on any other PC to get your data... But as far as the pen drive is concerned, you might consider replacing it. I still have my kingston drive (having the same problem as yours), it works on another laptop (DELL C660), but not on mine (DELL C610).

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