Problems with USB, files not showing up atall

May 17, 2009 at 08:15:54
Specs: Windows Vista
Hi,

Whenever I plug in the USB into my computer, it could detect it and seems to work alright. My computer detects it and gives the option to play the files.

However, if I try to browse/explore the device, it's always empty(gives the 'This folder is empty' message). I can't see any of the folders or files on the device and I know they are there because when I rightclick and see the properies, the pie chart shows that some space has been used! It just happened yesterday and please tell me what to do, I have extremely important files on the USB!!!
I have also tried searching for some files that I had on my USB but it says that it can no longer find them. It says that 'The item 'whatever I searched for'
that this shortcut refers to has been changed or moved, so this shortcut will no longer work properly. Do you want to delete this shortcut?'

Please help urgently!


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#1
May 17, 2009 at 10:35:27
Did you try the usb device in another computer?

EEOC


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#2
May 17, 2009 at 14:42:00
Yes I did... it still showed that there were no files in the folder..
I also tried unhiding the folders, no luck still :(

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