Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Solved Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by gdtjr on 15th January 2009, 8:32 pm

Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb or atleast for me after 3 or 4 fresh clean installs and I've updated everything each time. I just can't figure why its doing this but for the fact that at times it does recognize usb's but doesn't show the folders or anything in the usb.

I have looked in the device manager and it shows that a MASS STORAGE CONTROLLER doesn't have the drivers and also serval USB MASS STORAGE DEVICES doesn't have any drivers.


I have a Toshiba A135-S4527 laptop that came pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium and I did away with Vista for the fact that it was just too slow even with all the 'eye candy' gadgets off.

gdtjr
Novice
Novice

Posts Posts : 41
Joined Joined : 2009-01-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP + Vista (Home Premium + Ultimate) + Ubuntu
Points Points : 28963
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved Re: Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by Belahzur on 15th January 2009, 8:35 pm

I don't use 7, but I want to, so I want to know this answer too.
I expect Doctor/Digital will drop by to answer since they have experienced 7.

Sooooo, I'm wondering by "DOESN'T recognize" that it means it doesn't read fat32/ntfs


@RealBelahzur - [Prework] - Please PM me if I fail to respond within 24hrs.


Belahzur
Administrator
Administrator

Posts Posts : 34916
Joined Joined : 2008-08-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP SP3 Media Centre
Points Points : 245079
# Likes # Likes : 1

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved Re: Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by gdtjr on 15th January 2009, 8:41 pm

Sooooo, I'm wondering by "DOESN'T recognize" that it means it doesn't read fat32/ntfs

Correctly giving... I don't know... for the fact that my usb's are fat32 or fat then it would have to be either it only recognizes NTFS.

gdtjr
Novice
Novice

Posts Posts : 41
Joined Joined : 2009-01-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP + Vista (Home Premium + Ultimate) + Ubuntu
Points Points : 28963
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved Re: Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by gdtjr on 16th January 2009, 12:41 am

UPDATE


Seems like every time after I restart my laptop it recognizes any USB key. If and when I restart then plug it in upon restart.

gdtjr
Novice
Novice

Posts Posts : 41
Joined Joined : 2009-01-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP + Vista (Home Premium + Ultimate) + Ubuntu
Points Points : 28963
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved Re: Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by Doctor Inferno on 16th January 2009, 6:31 am

Any OEM computers that has a certain operating system pre-installed is originally designed to use that operating system for smooth operation.

This is because the drivers are designed with Vista in mind. When you switch operating systems, the chipset and BIOS are incompatible (especially for OEM PCs) and wont recognize all of the harware or software drivers on the computer.

Which is why I always assemble my own computers, instead of buying them off the selves. All my hardware and devices works a charm on Windows 7. Cheesy Grin (sparkly


Please be a GeekPolice fan on Facebook!



Have we helped you? Help us! | Doctor by day, ninja by night.

Doctor Inferno
Administrator
Administrator

Posts Posts : 12015
Joined Joined : 2007-12-26
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : Windows 7 Home Premium and Ultimate X64
Protection Protection : Kaspersky PURE and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Points Points : 104610
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved no help....

Post by gdtjr on 16th January 2009, 2:22 pm

well thank you but this is no help for me... I installed XP on it no prob... windows 7 all i need really is that one driver and I'll be set...and my desktop... HP m7334n... runs windows 7 like a cake....3gb ram and 2.0 ghz amd processor <Desktop

gdtjr
Novice
Novice

Posts Posts : 41
Joined Joined : 2009-01-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP + Vista (Home Premium + Ultimate) + Ubuntu
Points Points : 28963
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved Re: Windows 7 DOESN'T recognize usb

Post by Doctor Inferno on 16th January 2009, 4:48 pm

I tried looking around for your driver... unfortunately no luck. Toshiba doesn't even seem to have a drivers download page! :oops:


Please be a GeekPolice fan on Facebook!



Have we helped you? Help us! | Doctor by day, ninja by night.

Doctor Inferno
Administrator
Administrator

Posts Posts : 12015
Joined Joined : 2007-12-26
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : Windows 7 Home Premium and Ultimate X64
Protection Protection : Kaspersky PURE and Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
Points Points : 104610
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Solved ok... Thanks...

Post by gdtjr on 16th January 2009, 9:58 pm

Sorry, for if it seemed like I wrote the last post in a 'mad' or 'mean' way... its just that I'm having a bad day...trojans left and right for some odd reason but they are toking care of now.

Well thanks any how I'ma take a look on my restore CD to see if I can find that driver...

gdtjr
Novice
Novice

Posts Posts : 41
Joined Joined : 2009-01-03
Gender Gender : Male
OS OS : XP + Vista (Home Premium + Ultimate) + Ubuntu
Points Points : 28963
# Likes # Likes : 0

View user profile

Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

- Similar topics

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum