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When I plug in my USB there isn't none USB icon there, but there on taskbar appears the Safely Icon.

How do I open my USB during my icon isn't there or how to find the icon.
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the usb memory stick ( i presume) should install itself and then show as a new drive in My Computer (E:\ or a different new letter)
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None, none icon nowhere
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what operating system u using? windows XP etc?

Is this a new USB stick? has it ever worked before?

If it is new you will possibly need to format it.

in XP rightclick My Compuer icon and select 'Manage'. A window called 'Computer management' should appear.
Select 'Disk Management' (subsection of 'Storage') and you should see a text and graphical representation of all the drives in your pc, and whether they are formatted (FAT, FAT32, NTFS, UDF).
Look for an unformatted drive of similar size to your USB stick. This should be it.
Rightclick it and choose 'format'. Up to 2GB can be formatted with FAT (also known as FAT16). Over 2GB should be formatted as FAT32

Goodluck :-)

P.S. DONT format anything that is already formatted as you will lose ALL the data on it

Edited by Mytheroo, 17 April 2009 - 07:28 AM.

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does your drive show in computer management or not?

if so what are the attributes it is showing you?
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None drive detected
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