Computer crash when I plug in USB flash drives READ THE WHOLE DESCRIPTION!?

Answer I had a similar problem using the headers on one of my system boards. Whenever I unplugged a flash drive from the port without first telling Windows to disconnect, the computer would reboot. After ... Read More »

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Flash drive problem: My computer will not read my flash drive when I plug it in the front of the computer.?

Check in CMOS that all usb ports are enabled. If so, it could drivers or a bad connection on the front ports.Cheers :-)

Why are memory sticks that plug in to the USB ports on all computers called flash drives?

Its called a flash drive because it uses flash memory. Flash memory is called this because it stores information (like memory) and you can flash it (meaning you can update or delete the info stored... Read More »

What are computer flash drives?

In recent years, computer technology has been moving away from "mechanical" data storage devices to "flash" memory. This transition comes with some interesting advantages, but the word "flash" requ... Read More »

How do computer flash drives work?

Computer flash drives are small memory storage devices commonly seen as keychains. They plug directly into the computer and can be used to store and transfer data. Computer flash drives work based ... Read More »