Windows 10: USB drives not recognized Solved

  1.    03 Dec 2016 #1

    USB drives not recognized


    After recent update USB drives are not recognized; tried 3 separate ones. There is a sound when plugged in / taken out. The drives work OK on other computers. USB keyboard and hub work. Connected to hub printer, scanner and cordless mouse work.
    Device manager shows no faults
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  2.    03 Dec 2016 #2

    I know, me too. Help plz?
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  3.    03 Dec 2016 #3

    Do a System Restore to a time when it was working.
    You can also go to Start/Search and type CMD, right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. In the Elevated Command Prompt type SFC /scannow and press enter. This will replace any missing system files.
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  4.    03 Dec 2016 #4

    Try this
    Open an Admin command prompt
    press Enter after each command

    diskpart
    automount enable
    exit
    exit

    credit Steve C for the answer
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  5. Posts : 1,432
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       04 Dec 2016 #5

    TrustMe said: View Post
    Try this
    Open an Admin command prompt
    press Enter after each command

    diskpart
    automount enable
    exit
    exit

    credit Steve C for the answer
    You beat me to replying!
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  6.    04 Dec 2016 #6

    Steve C said: View Post
    You beat me to replying!
    lol Happens to me all the time. I type out a long reply and someone posts the answer seconds before me.
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  7.    06 Dec 2016 #7

    Thanks for help guys. I ran SFC and diskpart before restarting and problem disappeared
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