USB pendrive used by other process ?

  1. CountMike's Avatar
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       #1

    USB pendrive used by other process ?


    Quite a while now, when I try to make a bootable USB drive by using 3rd party programs like Rufus I get this:
    USB pendrive used by other process ?-image.png
    and
    USB pendrive used by other process ?-image.png
    Can't find who or what is holding rights to it. I can do anything else to it, format it, delete files, write files, modify but to make it bootable, no chance.
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  2. cereberus's Avatar
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    CountMike said:
    Quite a while now, when I try to make a bootable USB drive by using 3rd party programs like Rufus I get this:
    USB pendrive used by other process ?-image.png
    and
    USB pendrive used by other process ?-image.png
    Can't find who or what is holding rights to it. I can do anything else to it, format it, delete files, write files, modify but to make it bootable, no chance.
    You get this sometimes if file explorer is open.
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  3. CountMike's Avatar
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    cereberus said:
    You get this sometimes if file explorer is open.
    Nope, it isn't at those times. Same in safe mode. I can make any Linux.
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  4. Berton's Avatar
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    I just had a 32GB Thumb drive fail during creation of the bootable Win10 setup, even Linux with GPARTED couldn't read it correctly. Good thing for sales, only cost $6.99.
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  5. CountMike's Avatar
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    Berton said:
    I just had a 32GB Thumb drive fail during creation of the bootable Win10 setup, even Linux with GPARTED couldn't read it correctly. Good thing for sales, only cost $6.99.
    Failing wouldn't be a problem, I have whole bunch of them. It also can't be a failure with so many of them at once, also they work fine otherwise. I just used MCT to make a boot usb with new 1809 and it worked no problem.
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  6. storageman's Avatar
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    Version 7.2 of Macrium Reflect introduced a similar bug (any USB device was in use all of the the time). But it was fixed relatively fast. Have you updated MR to Ver 7.2.3825 at least ?
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  7. CountMike's Avatar
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    storageman said:
    Version 7.2 of Macrium Reflect introduced a similar bug (any USB device was in use all of the the time). But it was fixed relatively fast. Have you updated MR to Ver 7.2.3825 at least ?
    Yes, last MR but it's something wrong with my Skippy build, On regular, latest 1809-17763.134 it works OK.
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