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Fw: usb drive corrupt

The drive continues to be perfectly functional with Linux and MACs.

Just M$ has problems (what a surprise!).  I've tried reformatting and the 
problem still persists.  I know that the drive is definitely NOT corrupt 
(I can still still use it with other operating systems).

----- Forwarded by John Boland/REEBOK on 08/04/2005 04:52 PM -----

dsr at 
08/04/2005 04:42 PM

John Boland/REEBOK at REEBOK
discuss at
Re: usb drive corrupt

On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 04:30:24PM -0400, John.Boland at wrote:
> I've got a 1 gig Lexar USB thumb drive that has been working well for 
> about a year.  I've been using it for backups and to transfer files from 

> Linux to M$.  The drive appears as a DOS partition.  Recently, when I 
> insert the drive into a Windows box (2000, 2003, XP), M$ says that the 
> drive is corrupt!  However, I can still mount it using a couple of Linux 

> boxes and a MAC.  There is no corruption that fsck can detect.  I have 
> tried several Windows machines, all with the same result.

Try copying everything off of it, reformat it, and copy your
data back. 


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