Unresponsive USB drivers stump Lounge member

By Stephanie Small

Every PC user knows how useful USB flash drives are: from importing pictures from a camera to making portable backups, their uses are endless.

When a flash drive suddenly stops working, the question arises: is it the drive or the PC that’s failed?

In his post, “USB drivers corrupt and unresponsive,” Lounge member Peter Schulze detailed his frustrations with the nonfunctioning USB drives on his Win 7 OS. That generated a discussion about potential causes as well as a slew of well-articulated solutions to test. More»

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The following links are this week’s most-interesting Lounge threads, including several new questions that you may be able to provide responses to:


☼ starred posts — particularly useful

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The Lounge Life column is a digest of the best of the WS Lounge discussion board. Stephanie Small is the WindowsSecrets.com research director.
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