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  1.    18 Oct 2014 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 45
    windows 7 64-bit

    sandisk cruzer 32G


    My testing of Windows 10 shows that the Sandisk Cruzer has no driver
    in Windows 10 for it.
    I have no idea how to send feedback to Microsoft so this can be added.
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  2.    18 Oct 2014 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Texas
    Posts : 11,023
    Windows 10 Pro X64

    Hello jack, use the link in this post to see how

    https://www.tenforums.com/general-dis...tml#post155401
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  3.    18 Oct 2014 #3
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 440
    Windows 8&10

    It should not need a special driver. Mine work fine but I don't use any software that might come with a flash drive.
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  4.    18 Oct 2014 #4
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    Posts : 85
    Win 10 Pro

    mine, ok as well
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  5.    18 Oct 2014 #5
    Join Date : Apr 2014
    Space coast of Florida
    Posts : 5,382
    Windows 10 Pro X64 16299.19

    I have 3 SanDisk Cruzers, all 16GB and they work fine with 10. They show up as

    SanDisk Cruzer USB Device under Disk Drives in Device Manager.
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  6.    19 Oct 2014 #6
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 45
    windows 7 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    It's possible that the sandisk is failing but I am able to use it in Windows 7.
    Windows 10 says that there is an error with it.
    Sandisk not that old and not used very much.
    Thanks for responding.
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  7.    19 Oct 2014 #7
    Join Date : Dec 2013
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Posts : 10,612
    Windows 10 IoT

    I had a Lexar USB 3 thumb drive that would not work on my desktop PC. I forget what the error message said. The same drive worked fine in my laptop though, on USB 3 and USB 2 ports. Both PC's were running 8.1 Pro 64 bit. I had just bought it so I took it back. No such issues with any of the Kingston or Sandisk thumb drives that I own though.
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  8.    19 Oct 2014 #8
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 45
    windows 7 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    If I click properties for the Sandisk it shows 16,384 bytes being used by
    a program called "ReadyBootDriver". If I format the Sandisk it still appears
    on the drive. If I do a search on the drive another program shows up
    "readyboostperf counters". This search was done on Windows 7 pro 64-bit.
    I am also going to try the same thing on Windows 10 when I get the chance.....
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  9.    19 Oct 2014 #9
    Join Date : Sep 2014
    DFW Area
    Posts : 440
    Windows 8&10

    I would say the ReadyBootDriver was involved in the situation with Windows 10, but I am not familiar with it. Maybe there is some update for that utility, but I run mine without any such software.

    If you decide you want to clean the drive, Diskpart in an Administrative Command Prompt will do that. You could format if as Fat32 or NTFS depending on how you want to use the drive.

    The link below shows model compatibility with Windows 8.1, so you might check it. I would not expect to see the same charts for Windows 10 for some time.

    Windows Compatibility Center: sandisk
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  10.    19 Oct 2014 #10
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Posts : 45
    windows 7 64-bit
    Thread Starter

    I did not put "readybootdriver " on my puter. I want nothing to do with it.
    In Windows 10 it just gobbled up 4G of the Sandisk. I have been able to clean the drive
    with Format. The default for the driver is Fat32. When I do a search in Windows 10
    it can find no traces of it. I can't (don't know how) to point the search in Windows 10
    to the Sandisk. Nothing is ever easy
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