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When i pulg in a new thumb drive or one that i have never used on my laptop it will not allow me to find or use thumb drive. I have an old external that i always used before this problem occured and my laptop still reads it


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It could be that you have unistalled the USB drivers. You can reinstall the drivers from your computer manufacturers website.
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