"My SanDisk ultra usb 3.0 flash drive is not showing up nor detected in My Computer or Disk Management, but I want to get back my data stored on this flash drive. Can anyone tell me why does my SanDisk flash drive stops working? Is there any way to get back lost files from an unreadable SanDisk flash drive?"
Sandisk cruzer usb drive not recognized please insert a disk into removable disk
"Today, I inserted my SanDisk flash drive to my PC to transfer some data, but Windows system said flash drive is in RAW format and did not allow me to open the drive. Then, I removed the flash drive from my computer and reconnected it to another computer, this time my SanDisk flash drive is not showing up and Sandisk reported no media in disk management. What can I do to get back my lost data?"
Sandisk usb drive not detected in computer disk management
"Is it able to rescue data from a SanDisk ultra usb 3.0 that is not working on my computer? I have a 128GB SanDisk flash drive, but it is not readable on my computer. I have tried all my best to resolve this problem, but I still cannot read any data. If anybody knows the solution, please tell me."
Sandisk usb drive not recognized in computer
My sandisk flash memory won't open in my computer when I clicked the removable disk icon in this computer, however it just won't work.
Sandisk usb drive not working in computer
The following fix method is provided by Sandisk official.
STEP 1 - Backup the registry
1. Unplug the device from the USB port.
2. Run regedit.
3. From the registry menu, choose File > Export.
4. Name the file SNDK.reg and save it to your desktop.
STEP 2 - Remove SanDisk info from the registry
WARNING: DO NOT delete any registry key other than keys that include VID_0781. Deleting registry keys other than keys that include VID_0781 MAY cause your computer to not boot properly.
1. From the registry menu, click Edit and choose Find.
2. Type in VID_0781 and click Find Next.
3. Once the search finishes, right-click the highlighted registry key and select delete.
4. Press the F3 key to find the next registry key that includes VID_0781.
5. Right-click the highlighted registry key and select delete.
6. Repeat this process until the search returns with No results Found.
NOTE: Under Windows 7, 8 and Vista, some registry keys may be protected and cannot be deleted. Simply skip over these keys if you receive a message that the key cannot be deleted.
7. Once all registry keys containing VID_0781 have been deleted, reboot your computer.
8. Plug the device into the computer after it's finished rebooting.
Step 1 - Open device manager by right click 'This PC' -> Manage
Step 2 - Click 'Device Manage' -> Right click Sandisk device -> Uninstall
Uninstall Sandisk device in computer
Step 3 - Reconnect your Sandisk to computer, scan for hardware changes under computer management in the same window. This would reload Sandisk driver by this step.
Scan to recognize Sandisk device
Usually, a flash drive shows as a removable disk after it is connectted to computer. When your SanDisk flash drive is not showing up, you might believe that the flash drive is corrupted or damaged.
The solutions offered on this page may work for your Sandisk usb when
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Step1. Download and install iCare Recovery Pro Free on computer. Launch the software and choose a scan mode.
Step2. Select the detected device and wait the software to scan it for lost data.
Step3. You can preview the lost data and recover it to another drive after scanning.
Last updated on Jan 23, 2021