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according to me, it must be password protected, or ur pc does not support that type of pics, another reason may be that ur pc does not allow external drive to be shown on desktop, hence for this, you can change settings in compoter, or if card is passwd protected ,insert password or format it if u forgot it by backing up the data

PNY 4GB Secure... | Answered on May 15, 2014

what is ur flash drive model no, and of which company it is?

PNY Attach? 16GB... | Answered on May 15, 2014

Try this pic recovery program, the recovery program is pretty simple to use, with a nice friendly interface. It is probably your best bet. here's the download link

PNY Optima Pro... | Answered on May 02, 2014

To disable the write protection:
    1.From the Start menu, click "Run", type "regedit", and press <Enter> or click <OK>.
    2.Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE > SYSTEM > CurrentControlSet > Control > StorageDevicePolicies.
    3.Double click on "WriteProtect" and change the value to 0 (WriteProtect = 0 for disabled; 1 for enabled).
    4.Close the registry editor and restart Windows.
    5.After Windows starts, test writing to your USB drive.
    Important Note:
    Serious problems might occur if you modify the Windows registry incorrectly. **PLEASE** make sure that you follow these steps *exactly* and *carefully*. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it in case you have trouble so it can be restored.
    For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, follow the steps as in the KB Article:

PNY 4GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Apr 30, 2014

Okay, heres the bad news, there's a good chance that you will not get all of your pictures back. The good news is that most formatting only allocates space as empty, it does not actually overwrite it, so the picture data may still be retrievable.

I have used a sweet little freeware program called Restoration, which can try to recover deleted files from hard drives, jump drives, flash cards, ect, and have had great success with it. Heres a link to the download page:

Like I said, it probably wont' restore all the pictures, but I'll bet long odds that it can get most of them back. Good Luck!

PNY 2GB microSD... | Answered on Apr 17, 2014

I have met this problem before. And the following links helped me recovered all my lost data. So I suggest you to have a try. Good luck!

PNY Electronics... | Answered on Apr 17, 2014

Go to Start
Click Right mouse button on Computer
Click on Manage
Click on Disk Management
In the Right Panel of the drive you wish to fix
Click Delete Volume
When Volume is deleted
Click Create Volume
Follow the steps
For small drives use Fat32 not NTFS
NTFS is not portable between XP and Win 7

You may also have a virus.

PNY 4GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Apr 14, 2014

Usually there is a small switch or colored slide which flips between write protected and writable. If there is no switch it may be the software that is on the drive is preventing the format, if this is the case you may need to use a boot disk like Hiren's boot Cd to format it while not booted into Windows.

PNY 4GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Apr 14, 2014

Is there more information you can provide? Examples, once I click the memory stick in, nothing happens on the screen with windows version? What size is the memory stick? Is it new from the store? What appears on the screen? If you open 'my computer' do you see it as a choice? If so, what happens when you click on it? Does it recognize it but not load the data off the stick?

PNY Electronics... | Answered on Apr 12, 2014

Plug the flash drive in your computer.
Then go to the Cmd Prompt, RunAs Administrator,

Then type Diskpart >
To list all the available Disks, type List Disks. You will see all the drives listed with a number ID. So the flashdrive might be Disk 3, or whatever.

Now type Select Disk # (whatever the flashdrive # is)

Now type Attributes clear readonly.

Now type Exit, to leave the diskpart applet

That should do it.

PNY 4GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Apr 06, 2014

It seems that your mobile memory card corrupted or damaged then it cannot be read by your computer. You can try 4Card Recoevry to restore your data if you want to. It can recover pictures, films, e-mails and other files.
First, download 4Card Recovery on the internet and install it on your computer.
Next, run it and select all to recover so that you will not miss anything.
Then, click the ' next' button to scan it, and you are supposed to wait for about ten minutes here. So to be relax, and do not get into panic if you find it is keeping scanning.
Finally, store your recovered files on other part.
You can downlaod it for free. Have a try.
How to Recover Photos Videos off SD Card after Formatting Unformat SD...

PNY 2GB microSD... | Answered on Apr 05, 2014

Micro SD card can not open or connect with computer? Try 4Card Recovery software. It can easily deal with these problem, especially data loss case. How to Recover Photos Videos off SD Card after Formatting Unformat SD...

PNY 2GB microSD... | Answered on Apr 05, 2014

Typically USB cards and flash drives arrive with default formats.
The user should not have to format them before use.
However like any storage format it can become corrupt.
Be it virus or read write fault. Also different formats provide better storage space but limit access to some devices/programs.
Hope this helps.

PNY Electronics... | Answered on Mar 28, 2014

I have had success with this camera recovery software named asoftech photo recovery... Download the program

You have to use a card reader either on your computer or an external USB card reader. Put the card in the card reader, open the recovery program, then select the drive where files are deleted, then press "Start" and wait for it to do it's magic.

PNY 8GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Mar 24, 2014

Hi there !

Just connect your usb flash disc into a usb port of your computer. Then right click mouse and you will see the FORMAT command there. Just run it and it will format your USB flash disc.

PNY 4GB USB 2.0... | Answered on Mar 19, 2014

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