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How to repair a USB drive on Windows 11.

Learn how to repair a damaged USB drive on Windows 11. A quick and easy way to fix a USB drive (not a hardware issue) using built-in tools on Windows...

How to fix a USB drive not appearing when connected to Windows 11.

Learn how to fix USB drives not appearing on Windows 10 and 11. If you connect a USB stick to your computer and nothing happens. This article will gui...

How to Get Rid of USB Notifications on Windows 10. (“Scan and Fix (Recommended) or “Continue without scanning”)

A short tutorial showing you how to get rid of the annoying USB device notifications that appear when USB devices that are connected yet may have malf...

How to Fix a USB Port That Remains Active After Using Safely Remove Hardware.

A short tutorial showing you how to fix the issue causing a USB port to stay active on Windows 10. Even after using the Safely Remove Hardware Tool. A...

How to Fix: The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable on Windows 10.

A short tutorial showing you several different troubleshooting steps you can take if you connect a USB or external device to your computer and receive...

How to Stop Removable Devices Working on Windows 10. (USB Sticks, SD Cards, cameras, etc)

A short tutorial showing you how to block access for any newly added removable devices on Windows 10. Devices such as USB sticks, pen drives, cameras,...

How to Fix ‘Device Descriptor Request Failed – Unknown USB Device' on Windows 10.

Connecting USB devices to your Windows-based PC should be a super simple plug and play process. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case, with random...

How to Fix 'USB Selective Suspend' Errors on Windows 10.

If you have recently discovered the Windows 10 Selective USB Suspension feature for saving power on mobile devices and can’t seem to get it to work, t...

How to Enable or Disable USB Selective Suspend on Windows 10.

USB Selective Suspend is a very useful feature that most Windows 10 users aren’t aware of. It allows you to disable USB ports that aren’t being used,...

How to Protect a Drive From Accidentally Being Formatted on Windows 10.

If you are paranoid that someday one of your main computer hard drives will accidentally be formatted. This guide will show you how to place a block/s...

How to Fix USB Drives and SD Cards That Are Not Accessible or Won’t Format.

If you use USB drives or SD cards on Windows long enough, you are bound to come across two rather common errors. 'Unable to access' errors and 'unable...

How to Create a Bootable USB Drive Containing Both Linux and Windows Operating Systems.

If you no longer want to carry around multiple USB flash drives containing your operating systems, there are tools available that will allow you to cr...

How to Share a USB Flash Drive Remotely or Over a Network. (Internet, WLAN, LAN)

Learn how to share USB flash drives across your network or over the internet. Once shared the drives will show in the exact same way they would if the...

How to Add or Remove Write Protection From a USB Flash Drive.

If you have plugged in a USB flash drive and can’t seem to format it because of write protection, this guide will show you how to remove the write pro...

How to Create a USB Drive Taskbar Shortcut in Windows 10.

Constantly connecting and disconnecting USB drives to your Windows 10 computer? Want an easier way to get to the contents of your favorite drive? Find...

How to Install Chrome OS on a USB Drive so it Can be Run on Any PC.

Learn how to install Google Chrome OS (Chromium) onto a USB Drive. This will allow you to run Chrome OS on any PC you connect the USB drive to.

Why You Should Always Safely Remove Your USB Devices. Especially USB Storage Devices.

This is one of those topics that always divides a room and it’s easy to understand why. Safely removing a USB device from your computer, especially fl...

How to Fix “USB Device not recognized” Error in Windows.

If you are a regular Windows user or just use a Windows based PC from time to time, there is a good chance you have encountered the “USB Device not re...