flash memory stick

  shaunww 08:12 13 Nov 07

when i try to access the stick (f:) i get a pop up with the message please insert a disk into f:.

  Diemmess 09:31 13 Nov 07

Need a bit more information first please.

What version of Windows are you using?

Is this a first time fault, or has it suddenly happened when previously all was well?

  shaunww 10:01 13 Nov 07

windows xp home edition.
was working but has this problem since yesterday.
latop does detect the stick and says This device is working properly.

  Diemmess 10:27 13 Nov 07

Look in device manager > USB controllers etc (at the bottom of the list)

If there is a yellow warning triangle this may give a clue in its properties.
If not.....

Uninstall every item and reboot!

I know it sounds drastic, but Windows will automatically restore all the controllers on rebooting, and this time without the corruption that has crept in somehow.

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