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I can't open my pen drive. When I inserted it to my computer it would just appear a removable disk and then when I tried to open it tells that there is no disk on the dirve. Can this be fixed? what should I do to open it so that I can Use it again. Hope you can help me with this problem. thanks!

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Is this a new pen drive, or one that used to work and now has stopped working? –  Tim Pietzcker Oct 29 '11 at 8:37
    
its a brand new pendrive(moserbear)......i bought it today –  programmer Oct 29 '11 at 8:47
    
See also: superuser.com/questions/311111/… –  DragonLord Oct 29 '11 at 13:55
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I guess your pen drive isn't formatted. Or it is entirely formatted as for example a TrueCrypt volume, so unless you mount it using TrueCrypt, it will appear unformatted.

But if you haven't used any volume-wide encrypting, and it's a brand new drive as you now clarified, try right-clicking it in Explorer and selecting "Format...", then choose "FAT32" (assuming you're under Windows).

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truecrypt is also not working in this case –  programmer Oct 29 '11 at 8:48
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