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Subject: Re: Advice/Help Needed :(
From: akame (
Date: 2004-09-16

I've had problems with removable usb drives, where they want to use the
F drive, but it's already taken. I've also had the problem that one of
my four usb ports on my laptop cannot deal with sustained data transfer
(the other 3 are ok).

>> Have you used TweakUI or a similar program to disable display of some
>> drive letters? Can you see the drive in Control Panel -> Computer
>> Management -> Disk Management?
>> _______________________________________________
> Nope to TweakUI, and disk management doesnt display anything on my PC.
> I have, however, managed to get my laptop to recognise it, but when
> trying to write to it it produces an error message along the lines of
> not being able to write correctly. This is giving me the suspecion
> that the HD is knackered atm, despite disk management claiming that
> its "healthy".
> I have been able to format it, and atm I'm attempting to run scandisk,
> but it appears to just "pause" (0% complete) - its been like that for
> the last 30~ mins - at phase 2 (laptop is running win2k sp4). Any
> further suggestions? :-(


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