Programs on Usb not recognised on another PC

  martd7 18:43 16 Feb 2019
Answered

I copied ccleaner and speccy portable versions onto my usb stick to use them on a client's Windows 7 laptop only to find when I insert the usb and try access the programmes I get the red cross with "program not available message"

Works fine on another Windows7 laptop

Any help appreciated

  Menzie 01:23 18 Feb 2019
Answer

Another thing to try before uninstalling the USB drivers is to temporarily disable the installed antivirus.

Some antivirus will block software without a prompt causing issues similar to what you have experienced.

  martd7 13:12 18 Feb 2019

Menzie

Thanks I have tried that this morning and your solution was correct McAfee wasn't allowing access,why I do not know,but the message that came up looked like a system message but thanks it is now working

Thanks to all for help on this matter

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