Improper removal of flash drives is a big killer. Virus Problem, Please Help. Current Temperatures Take II. Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. Posted 07 January – Have you tried the drive on another PC? Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.
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Sign in anonymously Don’t add me to the active users list. PC metal case before inserting or removing a USB stick or memory card.
Coming from a 3rd party supplier, they could also be Chinese fakes. I had an SD unexpectedly fail a few years ago also where it worked fine before unplugging it the final time.
Welcome to BleepingComputera free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. So I tested them two and the following are the results of all three:. All times are GMT I took out the stick and struck the ignitor button a few more times along the length of the USB stick.
Virus Problem, Please Help. Anyway, we complained and got them to send out another brand in this case SanDisk and this looks more promising: The spark went in one part and out another part. Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links.
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Whatever failed in the stick, it is now drawing about mA! Thanks for any help you can give. Current Temperatures Take II.
Have you tried the drive on another PC? After a few seconds, I unplugged it and noticed it got rather warm. Please log in to reply. Posted 07 January – After noticing several corrupt files on it, I decided to format it and check it with H2testw 8gbb sure enough it failed the test.
Ativa 8GB Flash Drive Problem
I tried it on 3 computers. Please help as this contains lots of work files I need!!! I have experience the same type of problem with these drives. Then it started to fink out a little.
Community Forum Software by IP. Posting your PC specs will help us to assist you quicker and effectively. I got one like this instead: I know people that had USB sticks unexpectedly fail before where the stick was working before they atiba it and no longer worked again.
Improper removal of flash drives is a big killer.
Ativa offers no support for this and I haven’t found anything online.