U.S.B. Storage problems

  mrchips 17:25 13 Jan 04
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Having used a U.S.B. stick for a long time, I have bought a new P.C. and find that although it is seen in my computer I am unable to open it to retreive the files stored on it.
The message I am receiving is "the device is not formatted do you wish to format"
Obviously if I do format it, I will lose everything stored there.
Any ideas how I can open the device to retreive the files.

  LeadingMNMs 17:29 13 Jan 04

Operating system ?

  mrchips 17:45 13 Jan 04

X.L.

  ©®@$? 17:54 13 Jan 04

is that a new one

;-)

  mrchips 18:03 13 Jan 04

Sorry XP but think you must have guessed that

  andrew-216448 18:10 13 Jan 04

try ignoring the message, cancel it. right click on the device, then choose explore. hope that helped.

  mrchips 18:14 13 Jan 04

No still getting the same message

  andrew-216448 19:58 13 Jan 04

try going to my computer, choose the drive letter where the usb devise is, right click, choose explore.

  mrchips 17:02 14 Jan 04

no still no joy, any more ideas anyone?

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