USB BỊ LỖI PLEASE INSERT A DISK INTO REMOVABLE DISK

The "Please insert a disk into removable disk" error always occurs on an unreadable, unusable or inaccessible USB drive, pen drive or memory card. If you are troubled by this issue, follow khổng lồ learn how lớn remove the error and recovery data from your removable disk with pacmanx.com Data Recovery Wizard if your disk becomes inaccessible after the fix.

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Please Insert a Disk into USB Drive - Error Description

A removable disk, such as a USB flash drive, memory thẻ or pen drive sometimes can"t work on the Windows OS or Mac OS X, sending error messages that prevent users from utilizing the drive và accessing data. One of the common errors while using USB drive in Windows 11/10/8/7 is "Please insert a disk into removable disk G: (or any other drive letter)".

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What Will Happen When "Please insert a disk into removable disk" Error Occurs

Double-click on the USB drive letter and trying to mở cửa it, Windows prompts error "please insert a disk into removable disk".The USB drive shows 0 bytes used and 0 bytes available when checking its properties.

Causes

When you receive the notification "Please insert a disk into removable disk (drive letter)" while trying to mở cửa the device, it"s probably because:

Your removable device is not well connectedYour USB drive is not recognized by the computerYour device is inaccessible

These cases may result from hardware issues or physical damage on the USB drive. If you are not sure about the specific cause of the error, we recommend you follow the solutions we provided below khổng lồ have a try.


Workable SolutionsStep-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Change a USB portConnect your USB drive to lớn your computer via the rear USB ports and...Full steps
Fix 2. Assign a New Drive LetterLog in as Administrator account in your system or any other account with administrative privileges...Full steps
Fix 3. Scan Hardware ChangesGo to lớn "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager". Find and right-click your USB drive...Full steps
Fix 4. Update DriverGo lớn "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager". Find & right-click your USB drive...Full steps
More FixesRight-click This PC/My Computer > Manage > Disk Management...Full steps

How to Fix "Please Insert a Disk into USB Drive"

In most cases, if you get the prompt "Please insert a disk into removable disk", you will see the USB drive shown as "no media" in Disk Management. That indicates physical errors of your device. Khổng lồ help you make your USB drive usable again, we detail all the possible ways khổng lồ fix the issue "Please insert a disk into removable disk".

Method 1. Change the Connection of the USB Drive

Generally, you connect a USB to lớn your computer via one of the front USB ports. Technically, there is no difference between the front và rear USB ports. However, since the front USB ports are connected lớn the motherboard via a cable while the rear USB ports are soldered khổng lồ the motherboard directly, the rear USB ports are more stable compared to lớn the front ones. Thus, connect your USB drive to lớn your computer via the rear USB ports and check whether the problem still exists.

In addition to excluding the connection issue, you can also change the USB cable lớn have a check.

Method 2. Assign a New Drive Letter khổng lồ the USB Drive

If the drive letter of your USB drive is conflicted with the drive letter of one of the partitions on your computer, you may receive the error prompt saying "Please insert a disk into a removable disk." If you are sure there is such a conflict, follow the steps below lớn manually assign a new drive letter lớn your USB drive.

Step 1. Log in as Administrator account in your system or any other account with administrative privileges.

Step 2. Press "Windows + X" và click "Disk Management".

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Step 3. Right-click on your removable drive partition and select "Change Drive Letter and Paths" under Disk Management.

Step 4. Change the drive letter to lớn any drive letter which has not been assigned to lớn in windows.

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Method 3. Scan for Hardware Changes

The feature "Scan for hardware changes" is used lớn examine & the load the changes you made to lớn your hardware. Execute this operation is also helpful to remove the error "Please insert a disk into removable disk (your USB drive)" in some cases.

Step 1. Go khổng lồ "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager".

Step 2. Find & right-click your USB drive, then choose "Scan for hardware changes".

Step 3. Kiểm tra whether your disk works properly again.

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Method 4. Update Driver

If you"ve got a problem with a device, you should consider upgrading the driver. Drivers are what make the interaction between your computer and a hardware device happen. To update drivers:

Step 1. Go khổng lồ "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager".

Step 2. Find & right-click your USB drive, then choose "Update".

Step 3. Check whether your disk works properly again.

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Method 5. Repair the Drive by Formatting

Note: Formatting will erase all the files on your storage device. Be careful to lớn perform the operation if you have important files on the USB drive.

You can also follow the steps below to format the hard drive and repair "please insert a disk into removable disk" error in Windows 11/10/8/7 PC to have a try. Depending on the situation you are in, the effectiveness of this tip varies.

Right-click This PC/My Computer > Manage > Disk Management;Right-click on the hard drive, USB/SD thẻ etc > Format Volume > Reset file System (NTFS/FAT32 etc.) và rename the device;Click Finish to lớn complete repairing devices with "please insert a disk into removable disk" error;

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Method 6. Repair your USB Drive

Some manufacturers of USB drives provide exclusive repair tool for the device they produce. If there is such a repair tool available for your USB drive, you can download and run the utilities to kiểm tra and repair the errors on your device. Some of the repair tools fix the errors by restoring your USB drive khổng lồ factory settings, which means the data on your device will be erased. Thus, if there are important files on the problematic removable device, you are not recommended to lớn try this method. Or you can try to recover data from the inaccessible hard drive and then repair it.

After applying the solutions above, you will probably encounter three kinds of situations:

Your USB drive is shown properly in Disk Management & you can use it as usual.Your USB drive state is "No Media" still.

If you are in the first situation, you can eliminate your worries now since you have solved the problem "Please insert a disk into removable disk" successfully. If you are in the second situation, you should feel relieved since your data can be rescued with third-party software, which is presented below. However, if you are in the third one, it"s highly likely that your removable device has suffered from some physical damage. In that case, we heartily recommend you send your USB drive for manual repair.

How to Recover Data from Inaccessible USB Drive

It"s possible that after you try the fixes for error "Please insert a disk into removable disk", you bring your disk "half" back to lớn life. That means you haven"t fixed it fully but it is far better than its original "No Media" state. If you kiểm tra the USB drive in Disk Management & see the disk shown as RAW or something else that indicates your USB drive can be recognized, you can recover files from your inaccessible USB drive.

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