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External Hard Drive not showing up or detected in Windows

Sometimes our PC fails or just refuses to recognize the External Hard Drive even after confirming the successful connection. The problem occurs mostly when the device driver is either corrupted or outdated. Such problems can be quite tricky to fix. […]

How to recover corrupted files from USB Drive

There are numerous occasions where users may find the data on their USB flash drive has become corrupted and that they are unable to access or recover it. In this post, we will see how you can attempt to recover […]

Windows computer shuts down when USB device is plugged in

Some users may face a problem where their computer shuts down or restarts whenever they plug in a USB device. There could be many reasons that may cause it – like USB ports touching each other, issues with the motherboard, […]

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How to identify USB 3.0 Port on Laptop

USB 3.0 was launched back in 2008. This new edition has more functions and better features included in the port. Although it looks just like a simple data cable port, it actually makes a lot more things run in the […]

USBFix lets you scan and fix USB drives the easy way

USBFix is a free malware remover tool that is designed to clean infected USB sticks, or any other USB removal devices you may have laying around. Basically, anything that connects to your computer via USB is fair game for USB […]

How to check if USB, DVD is bootable on Windows PC

If you are planning to clean install Windows 10 on your computer, you may have already created a bootable USB media from ISO for Windows 10. If you feel the need to check if the USB Flash is bootable, on […]

Protect and secure your USB Flash Drive from Virus

USB plug and play devices are the easiest to use. They are also the easiest method to infect computers. There are plenty of tools available in the market that claim protection against USB infections. In this article on how to […]

USB Disk Ejector: Eject USB Disk with a keyboard shortcut

To remove a USB drive from our computer system, we have to move our mouse to the Safely Remove Hardware icon, disconnect the USB and then physically remove the external media. Sometimes Windows simply doesn’t let you remove a device, […]