Windows 10: Surface - drive flashing flashing problems

Discus and support Surface - drive flashing flashing problems in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; I'm having some issues with BalenaEtcher. Every time I try to flash a Raspberry Pi OS image, my computer crashes - When I re-insert the disk, my... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by Chase Yiu, Mar 3, 2021.

  1. Chase Yiu Win User

    Surface - drive flashing flashing problems


    I'm having some issues with BalenaEtcher. Every time I try to flash a Raspberry Pi OS image, my computer crashes - When I re-insert the disk, my computer crashes AGAIN. Why is this happening?

    Here are the minidump files...
    https://1drv.ms/u/s!AgdCb7JIHkl-hN4ISM9YQHCsHNUaKA?e=OWj09t


    I'm using a Surface Pro 7, reinstalled with the surface recovery image. 16GB RAM, 512 SSD.

    :)
     
    Chase Yiu, Mar 3, 2021
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  2. Riel Alc Win User

    Flash drive problem

    Hi Muhammad,

    It seems that your flush drive is having an issue since you've tried different third party softwares to reformat it. To fix the possible error on your flash drive, we suggest performing a check disk. To do so, please follow the steps below:

    • Press Windows key + X, then select Command Prompt (Admin).
    • Type chkdsk /f C:, then hit Enter.
    Note: Change C: to the drive letter of your flash drive.

    3. Once you're done, try to reformat your flash drive.

    Feel free to post back with the result for further assistance.
     
    Riel Alc, Mar 3, 2021
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  3. Mayra Aqu Win User
    CD to flash drive

    Hi Pam,

    There are several ways to copy your pictures from the CD to the Flash drive. One of which is by using the shortcut keys to copy and paste it.

    We suggest following the steps below:

    • Insert the CD and flash drive to your PC.
    • Use Cortana and type File Explorer then click it.
    • Choose This PC.
    • Open the CD drive.
    • If all the pictures are in a specific folder, press Ctrl + A
      on your keyboard to automatically choose all the pictures then, press Ctrl + C to copy it.
    • Afterwards, Open the Flash drive, choose the location where you want to copy the pictures then press
      Ctrl + V to paste it.

    Let us know if you need anything else.
     
    Mayra Aqu, Mar 3, 2021
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  4. Sher Amo Win User

    Surface - drive flashing flashing problems

    Copying movie to Flash Drive

    Hi Todd,

    One way on how to save and move files to a flash drive is by using the File Explorer in Windows 10. To assist you with your concern, to save your movie file to a flash drive, we suggest that you follow these steps:

    • Connect your USB flash drive to your PC.
    • Navigate to the folder or location where you save your movie files.
    • Right-click on the movie file and select
      Copy
      .
    • Right-click on the Start menu, and select
      File Explorer.
    • On the left-pane, double-click on This PC.
    • Double-click on the drive letter that correspond to your USB flash drive.
    • Right-click and select Paste.
    • Wait for the process to complete the transfer.
    • Once you’re done, you can safely remove your USB flash drive.


    Let us know if the solution above works for you.
     
    Sher Amo, Mar 3, 2021
    #4
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