Vista + USB Stick

  ExPara 10:04 05 Nov 2008

I have just purchased two 8GB Corsair USB Flash Drives. I have no problem with my Desktop Computer running Windows XP, I just PnP and every thing works OK.
I also have a Laptop Computer - Medion MD 98300 running Windows Vista. When I plug into the USB socket on the laptop, at first nothing happens. If I open My Computer, the device is not shown. Going into Device Manager, the memory stick is shown. I have tried to update driver and am told that the latest driver is installed. Now all of a sudden, the device is recognized and when I back up a file the computer tells me that I will need more than one "Floppy Disc". The back up is downloaded but it consists of two files instead of one. All this whole procedure is repeated when I plug the device in again.

  rawprawn 10:38 05 Nov 2008

How are they formatted FAT or FAT32?

  rawprawn 10:57 05 Nov 2008

FAT32 has a file size limit of 4 looks as though your system has copied in two parts to get round it. I Think if you Convert the drives to NTFS this won't happen.
Wait and See if any one else has any other ideas

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