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

    05.01.2020

    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 malfunctioned. More often than the work fine without any need to repair them.  “The last USB device you connected to this computer malfunctioned and Windows does not recognise it” & “Scan and Fix (Recommended)  or “ Continue without scanning”

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

    04.11.2019

    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. An additional issue you probably don’t want to encounter on Windows 10. 

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

    29.03.2019

    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 the following error message:  ‘:\ is not accessible, The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable’.

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

    04.12.2018

    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, gamepads, controllers, etc. Any device that can be connected to your computer from an external source, usually USB.

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

    28.03.2018

    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 error messages often making an unwelcome appearance. So if you are receiving ‘Device Descriptor Request Failed – Unknown USB Device’ errors, this guide will show you several different ways you can fix the issue.

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

    20.12.2017

    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, this guide will show you how to reset and repair the feature.  (if your hardware is compatible)  

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

    20.12.2017

    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, essentially putting them to sleep. If you’re trying to figure out why this is useful, it’s a great way to conserve battery life on mobile devices like laptops and surface tablets.

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

    23.10.2017

    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/security feature on any or all drives, preventing them from being accidentally formatted and erased.

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

    11.10.2017

    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 to format' errors. You can reduce your chances of receiving this error to almost 0 by using the ‘Safely Remove Device’ option, however, if it's too late for that, this guide will show you how to fix both of these errors.

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

    13.09.2017

    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 create a multiboot drive. Multiboot flash drives allow you to install both Linux and Windows operating systems into one device. To find out how to create your own multiboot USB flash drive simply follow the steps in this guide. 

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

    12.09.2017

    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 they were physically connected to your computer.

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

    05.09.2017

    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 protection. You will also find out how to add write protection to prevent USB Flash drives being formatted easily.

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

    18.08.2017

    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 out how to pin a USB drive shortcut to your taskbar.

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

    28.07.2017

    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.

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

    05.06.2017

    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 flash drives is painfully slow and in the scheme of things seems pretty pointless. Ninety percent of the time or more, you will get away with removing your device without any consequences, the other times, well, you might be in for a world of heartache. This guide aims to shed some light on why you may want to consider safely removing your USB devices in the future. At least the storage devices.

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

    25.05.2017

    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 recognized” error. This super annoying error generally strikes with no warning and can make a simple task painful. If you are having problems with this error regardless of what kind of USB device you are connecting, this guide will show you how to fix the issue.