You might have experienced this issue that when you plug-in a USB drive into your PC and you won’t see the USB drive letter in your my computer drives. It clearly shows that your USB flash drive not recognized or not detected.
How to fix USB drive not detected or recognized?
You may hear USB detection sound from your computer but you can’t see USB drive letter or Auto play of your USB drive or external drive.
This issue may happen all windows version like Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. Why your computer not recognized your USB drive?
If your computer does not recognize you USB drive or USB flash drive or any other USB device which connected to your computer or PC.
This could be very annoying as you are in hurry to access data from the external drive or USB.
You can fix USB not recognized issue by following simple steps provide here.
How to fix if your Computer not recognized your USB Flash Drive?
Now, Connect your USB drive to your computer.
Open Control Panel > Device Manager.
Now click on Scan for Hardware Changes button / icon to force your PC to search the USB drive manually.
If this won’t work, just go back Device Manager > USB Serial Bus Controllers > right click and click on Uninstall.
Restart your computer now, This will help windows to detect the missing drivers and it will install them.
If still the issue persists, Open Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services.
Now Set the Startup type of the Shell Hardware Detection and Plug Play services as Automatic.
Restart your computer. Now your USB drive starts recognize and will start work as expected.
This is the simple ways to fix USB won’t recognize issue in windows.
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I hope you will surely get benefit from this guide to fix USB not detected problem.