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I just bought a 16 meg CMDrive USB drive and XP is not recognizing it whenever i put it in. It works fine on my old computer running ME. I really don't want to call CM tech support in Korea.
I really don't have any experience with anything to do with USB ports.
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Noit certain how much you paid for it, but those thins are getting cheap...

I saw recently on Pricewatch running for $25. a 64 Meg USB...

But as for yours, when Windows XP does not like it, the USB drive, it will NOT recognize it.. I have 3 of those at present, and one it does not like...
Works fine in others, but not that one.
 

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If ME recognized it without any drivers, XP should also. It's possible that your USB port(s) have a problem, have you tried any other USB devices? Have you tried this device on a different XP system?
 

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Which motherboard do you have, and what is the USB controller chip? Do you have USB 1.1 only, or USB 2.0 support?

This could be the USB hot-plug issue on some motherboards. Will XP recognize the drive if you have it plugged in before you boot the system? If this is the case, a simple adjustment in the BIOS should enable you to hot-plug it. Another solution in this case (if you have USB 2.0) is to have a self-powered USB 1.1 hub hooked up, which would enable hot-plugging into it.

If it won't even detect it when you plug it in before you boot, we may need to look for updated drivers, or fix a USB conflict as johnwill mentioned.

There's also a USB patch from Windows Update that fixes some USB issues. I assume you've already gone there and installed all of the critical and recommended updates there, though.
 
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