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elvira89 10-22-2009 01:28 PM

usb flash drive only recognized after restart
 
hallo!!
my flash drive is not found in my Mac OS X system. I have to reboot the system, then it will find it. And after I safely remove it and plug it back in, it's not recognized again.
In Disk Utility when it's not recognized,it only gives me the option 'erase' but then 'Disk Erase failed with the error: Input/output error'.
Could you please help me? Please....

deus_ex_machina 10-22-2009 01:35 PM

it's not a Transcend, is it? I have an 8GB acting up with the same error, still working with it.

elvira89 10-22-2009 02:02 PM

oh....it is a transcend 8GB....
so no solution?????? :(

hughvane 10-22-2009 06:46 PM

What model of Mac computer, and which OS version are you using?

elvira89 10-22-2009 07:14 PM

macbook pro
version 10.5.8

deus_ex_machina 10-23-2009 12:58 PM

no solution. You will find it will work correctly in a PC though. :P Formatting won't happen in Disk Utility (I/O error) and not in VMWare. Not entirely sure it's unresponsive if you boot camp to XP. You could try.

Regardless, it doesn't solve the OSX issue. Their site doesn't have anything. I have yet to call Transcend.

elvira89 10-23-2009 02:35 PM

thank you very much!!!


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