Windows 10: Scan Thumb drive

Discus and support Scan Thumb drive in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; CAN YOU SCAN A THUMB DRIVE? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/protect/forum/all/scan-thumb-drive/8ddb7440-d363-4537-a0ec-36555d567aa6 Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by JamesHood4, May 24, 2019.

  1. Scan Thumb drive


    CAN YOU SCAN A THUMB DRIVE?

    :)
     
    JamesHood4, May 24, 2019
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  2. Can a thumb drive be disabled by malware?

    There are quite a few possibilities to what happened to your thumb drive:

    1. It might be a simple issue where the partition got corrupted: In this case you can go to Computer Management > Disk Management> and check out what partition your thumb drive currently has. If it currently is in RAW format or is just unallocated, I suggest you unallocate the entire drive and make a new partition. It's possible that you can recover upto 99% of your files with a tool like EaseUS DataRecovery Wizard Pro.
    2. The malware corrupted your thumb drive's firmware: The malware that your thumb drive may have encountered may be similar to something like BadUSB. It may or may not have modified your drive's firmware to transmit malware, but in any case your thumb drive's pretty dead, and there's not much you can do about it.
     
    Don't Root here plz..., May 24, 2019
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  3. Cannot access thumb drive.

    Hi,

    Sorry for the inconvenience caused.

    What happens when you plug the thumb drive?

    Do you receive any error code or error message?

    Have you checked it with another thumb drive?

    Try removing and reinserting it again.

    Also make sure that the AutoPlay option is
    enabled
    on your computer. Follow the steps provided below:


    • Press Windows + X key.

    • Select Control panel.

    • Double click on AutoPlay option.

    • Check on the box, Use AutoPlay for all media and devices.

    Ensure that all chipset drivers from the device manager(Press Windows + X and select device manager)

    are up to date and also run the hardware troubleshooter if the issue still persist.


    • Type troubleshooting in the search bar.

    • Click view all in the left panel.

    • Select ‘Hardware and devices' and follow the on-screen instructions.
    Hope this helps. Get back to us if you still face the issue with thumb drive. We are here to assist you.
     
    Joy Kemprai, May 24, 2019
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  4. Scan Thumb drive

    Help Me Pick a Thumb Drive

    I have recently lost my favorite thumb drive. It was only 1gb, and about a 3 years old. I now need a new one with the following requirements:

    • 4 - 8 gb
    • Will be carried on a keychain in pocket for 10 hours in a day (MUST BE STRONG)
    • Must be relatively fast
    • Under $90
    I trust you guys can help me with this. Also, I want to order it from Newegg preferably.

    Edit: Also I am going to grab this tonight, as school without a thumb drive is painful.
     
    PVTCaboose1337, May 24, 2019
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