Updating drivers in flash drives
Now click the drop-down menu for An Electrical Engineer by profession, Kapil is a Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft Content Creator.Please read the entire post & the comments first & create a system restore point before making any changes to your system.But there is no guarantee that your USB flash drive not showing problem will be fixed in this way since Microsoft is not always capable of finding you the exact driver for your device, especially when you are running Windows 10.As an alternative, you can have a try at Driver Easy, a program that automatically helps you detect, download and install drivers needed on your Windows 10 computer.Top Tip: If you don’t have much computer skills and patience, you can upgrade to Driver Easy Pro version, which allows you to update all drivers with just one-click. Open Windows 10 Device Manager by pressing Win X (Windows logo key and X key) at the same time and clicking Device Manager. In Device Manager window, expand categories and locate the device that you wish to update the driver for.For instance, if you used Driver Easy to download “Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller”, find this device under “Network adapters” category.
That is, plug and remove the device and note the changes among the list of devices for .
2) See if you can see your USB flash drive listed here as a Removable disk. If Windows asks you to format the partition when you insert in your USB drive 1) You might be seeing the notification below, don’t format just yet, since it just erase everything on your USB flash drive.
It is possible that the drive was formatted with a file system that Windows doesn’t normally support, such as Mac or Linux system.
If you don’t need the files on the disk, you can go ahead and choose Format disk option to move on.
If you want to read a drive like this, you can connect it to the Mac or Linux PC that it was made on and copy the files off of it to another drive.