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Why Does My Flash Drive Say Removable Drive?

Sunday, March 20th, 2016 by | Filed Under: File & Disk Management, Quick Tips
 
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A reader had a question about a removable drive. “Can someone help me I have a flash drive that when I plug it in it starts blinking then it says removable disk not my flash drive name! Please help me.”

The good news is that you likely don’t have a problem. The blinking on the flash drive is just an indication that your PC sees the drive and is checking out the contents.

PCs often list flash drives as “Removable drive” or “Removable disc” because that’s just what they are.

removable-drive

To check out the contents of your drive, just double-click on it.

~ Cynthia

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