Windows 10: usb drive letters

Discus and support usb drive letters in Windows 10 Network and Sharing to solve the problem; when i put a usb flash drive in my notebook,drive letters from D to M come up wanting me to format them all. what can i do to fix this? every flash... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Network and Sharing' started by RonnieMorris1, May 13, 2021.

  1. usb drive letters


    when i put a usb flash drive in my notebook,drive letters from D to M come up wanting me to format them all. what can i do to fix this? every flash drive i have is doing it.

    :)
     
    RonnieMorris1, May 13, 2021
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  2. Lazzer408 Win User

    help. USB drive isn't assigned a drive letter.

    Any usb flash drive I plug into my computer isn't assigned a drive letter. The physical drive shows in the "safely remove hardware" but it doesnt show up in disk management. I have tried to populate the volume thru the safely remove hardware properties window and it does pop up in the list but it doesn't stay there. This isn't a format or assign a letter problem. It's more complicated then that. Maybe one of the services needed for usb drive management was disabled? Suggestions needed. btw external usb harddrives work fine.
     
    Lazzer408, May 13, 2021
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  3. Windows 10 changing USB port drive letters

    Hi Joseph,

    Thank you for posting your query in Microsoft Community.

    I understand the inconvenience you are facing currently.

    I would appreciate if you can provide us the following information to help us understand the issue better.

    • Since when are you facing this issue?
    • Did you make any changes in prior to this issue?
    I would like to inform you that the issue might have occurred due to some changes made to your computer.

    I suggest you to try changing the drive letter of the drive and check if it helps.

    Follow the steps to change the drive letter:

    • Press Windows + X keys and click on Disk Management.
    • Right click on the external drive and click on Change Drive letter and paths.
    • Click on Change the button.
    • Under Assign the following Drive letter, select the desired drive letter.
    • Click Ok to save changes.
    Hope the information helps. Please let us know if the issue persist and we will be happy to assist you further.
     
    Nachappa C K, May 13, 2021
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  4. usb drive letters

    Unable to see info on USB drive

    Check if the drive is assigned a drive letter.

    Press Windows key + X

    Click Disk Management

    If you see your drive listed there, but no drive letter, right click it

    Click Change Drive Letter and Paths

    Click Add

    Click Assign the following drive letter

    Click in the Drive letter list box

    Choose a drive letter - try choosing letters near the end of the alphabet

    Click OK

    Click OK again

    If that does not work...

    Press Windows key + X

    Click Device Manager

    Expand Disk drives

    Right click the external drive

    Click uninstall

    Exit Device Manager, restart then check if its detected.

    OR

    Step 1. Press Windows key + R to open the Run dialog

    Step 2. Type regedit and press Enter

    Step 3. Navigate to the following path:

    HKEY_LOCAL_Machine > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Services > USB

    Step 4. If the USB key does not exist into the list, then create a new key USB under Services. Now create a new DWORD value under the key that you’ve just created

    Step 5. Keep the USB key selected and right-click on the blank space at the right pane

    Step 6. Select New > DWORD value from the context menu

    Step 7.Rename this newly created DWORD value as DisableSelectiveSuspend

    Step 8. Right-click on DisableSelectiveSuspend and select Modify

    Step 9. Put 1 in Value data field and then click OK

    Step 10. Reboot your PC
     
    Andre Da Costa, May 13, 2021
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