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  • Hello, my USB Mass Storage Device Not Recognized( Flash drive- HP v156w, 16 GB)

     Full story : I opened flash disk,  started  to loading and opening files very slow, suddenly all writing, names of the files become unreadable. I took off the flash disk and try again. I got the message- disk have to be formated to be used again. After a lot of try I got this message:
     Unknown device doesn't have a driver ; and Problem with PnP devices when i run trouble shoot in devices and printers on my Sony VAIO laptop( Windows 8, 64 bit), and error code:28 for unknown device doesn't have a driver.


    Do other usb devices work ok in the same usb port? - yes

    Has someone else/or you used it on another pc?- yes

    Does it work ok on a different pc?  - the same problem

    Did you pull it out with using 'Safely Remove Hardware'? -  yes, a lot of time after its become invisible, unknoun

    Was it previously working ok with your W8 laptop? - never tried befor

    Disk Management can't see the drive.

    device manager:

    usb device with yellow sine and instead name strange sines
    divice tipe - other devices
    manufacturer - unknown
    location- on USB Mass Storage Device
    status: The drivers for this device are not installed. (Code 28)
    To find a driver for this device, click Update Driver.

    I have done that -
      "open device manager make sure show hidden devices is ticked and right click on all the USB hidden devices and unistall them. once done reboot and put in the flash drive again and see if windows finds it."

    situation the same(((( Disk Management can't see the drive.

    please if any one know the fix please help

    Its very important info for me on the flash disk.



    • Moved by Naomi N Friday, December 20, 2013 6:34 PM Wrong forum
    Thursday, December 19, 2013 10:09 AM

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