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I have a usb key, it is working fine on my other machine. However, on this computer, when I plug it in, it recognizes it but will not load up as accessible under 'My Computer' and no autoplay stuff comes up. What gives?

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Right click My Computer and click manage, open Disk Management and ensure the USB device is assigned a drive letter

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Smooth! Another network drive was using the same letter. Thanks :) –  Chris Nov 9 '09 at 13:39

Is it empty?

Control Panel > Folder Options > View > uncheck "Hide empty drives in the computer folder" > click OK.

Ah, seems answer has been posted since I started my post.

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