Windows 10: USB Connections

Discus and support USB Connections in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; I have a computer which is 8 years old I want to buy an external SSD HD and have been looking on the internet only to find there are all different... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by RonBin79, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. RonBin79 Win User

    USB Connections


    I have a computer which is 8 years old I want to buy an external SSD HD and have been looking on the internet only to find there are all different types of USB connections eg, Type A, C etc. The question is, which USB connector would I need?

    RonBin

    :)
     
    RonBin79, Sep 4, 2018
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  2. Arul_D Win User

    windows 10 - USB device not recognized... - trying to connect windows phone to windows 10...

    Hi,

    To assist you further, let me ask:


    • Did you try connecting the USB to a different USB port?

    • What are the troubleshooting steps you have tried?
    Now, as an initial recommendation, I suggest you to follow these steps to run the Windows in built troubleshooter and check if it identifies any issues.

    • Write Troubleshooting in the search box and hit enter.
    • Click on Troubleshooting tab.
    • Click on view all option on the upper left corner.
    • Select the Hardware and Device option from the list.
    • Click Next to run the Hardware and Device Troubleshooter.
    Write to us with the updated status and the required information for us to be able to assist you further.
     
    Arul_D, Sep 4, 2018
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  3. Deepika Gowda Win User
    The drive is connected with USB but will not Initialize on Windows 10

    Hello Moksha,

    As you are facing issues with accessing the USB drive on your device, we will help you with this issue.

    Provide us additional information to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the complete error message/ error code of this issue?
    • Have you made any changes to the operating system prior to this issue?
    • Does this issue confined to the specific drive?

    Try few of the below workarounds to identify the cause for the issue:

    • Connect the USB drive to different ports and check if it is working fine. This will let us know if the issue is with the port.
    • Connect the USB drive to different computer with different ports to check if the issue persists with the drive or the computer.

    Let us try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: I suggest you to run Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.Hardware and Devices troubleshooter
    checks for common problems and makes sure that any new device or hardware connected to your PC is installed correctly.

    • Press Windows key from the keyboard, type
      Troubleshooting and select it.
    • Click on view all option on the upper left corner of
      Troubleshooting window.
    • Select the Hardware and Device options from the list.
    • Click Next to run the Hardware and Device Troubleshooter.

    Step 2: I recommend you to install all the pending updates from Windows Updates on your device and check if you are able to access the USB drive.

    Steps:

    • Connect to the internet.
    • Press Windows key and type updates.
    • Click on Check for updates.
    • Under Windows Updates, click on Check for updates.
    • Try to install the updates being shown.

    Hope it helps. Try the above and update us the status of this issue with the required information, we will be happy to help you further.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Sep 4, 2018
    #3
  4. thraxed Win User

    USB Connections

    Installing windows off of a USB stick

    Step By Step from vista:
    From admin cmd prompt

    1. diskpart
    1a. list disk
    2. select disk 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    3. clean
    4. create partition primary
    5. select partition 1 (replace 1 with your usb drive)
    6. active
    7. format fs=fat32
    8. assign
    9. exit

    Copy Windows Vista's DVD ROM content to the Flash Drive

    xcopy d:\*.* /s/e/f e:\ (d being your vista cd and e being your usb stick)

    And that's it, boot off your usb disk
     
    thraxed, Sep 4, 2018
    #4
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