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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 lớn learn how lớn remove the error and recovery data from your removable disk with sabiasquee.online 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 card 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 and 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 và trying to xuất hiện it, Windows prompts error "please insert a disk into removable disk".The USB drive shows 0 bytes used & 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 lớn have a try.


Workable SolutionsStep-by-step Troubleshooting
Fix 1. Change a USB portConnect your USB drive khổng lồ your computer via the rear USB ports and...Full steps
Fix 2. Assign a New Drive LetterLog in as Administrator trương mục 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 to "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager". Find và right-click your USB drive...Full steps
More FixesRight-click This PC/My Computer > Manage > Disk Management...Full steps

How to lớn 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. To lớn 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 lớn your computer via one of the front USB ports. Technically, there is no difference between the front and rear USB ports. However, since the front USB ports are connected to lớn the motherboard via a cable while the rear USB ports are soldered to the motherboard directly, the rear USB ports are more stable compared lớn the front ones. Thus, connect your USB drive 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 to lớn have a check.

Method 2. Assign a New Drive Letter to lớn 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 to manually assign a new drive letter to lớn your USB drive.

Step 1. Log in as Administrator trương mục 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 và select "Change Drive Letter và Paths" under Disk Management.

Step 4. Change the drive letter khổng lồ 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 to examine và the load the changes you made to your hardware. Execute this operation is also helpful lớn remove the error "Please insert a disk into removable disk (your USB drive)" in some cases.

Step 1. Go to lớn "This PC" > "Manage" > "Device Manager".

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

Step 3. Check 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 to "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 lớn perform the operation if you have important files on the USB drive.

You can also follow the steps below khổng lồ format the hard drive and repair "please insert a disk into removable disk" error in Windows 11/10/8/7 PC lớn 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 card etc > Format Volume > Reset tệp tin System (NTFS/FAT32 etc.) and rename the device;Click Finish khổng lồ 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 tải về 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 lớn 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 and 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 lớn 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 khổng lồ life. That means you haven"t fixed it fully but it is far better than its original "No Media" state. If you check the USB drive in Disk Management và 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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