Please Insert a Disk into Removable Disk Error Solution

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Most of the computer users are familiar with USB drive error �Please insert a disk into removable disk�. This error generally appears when you connect your USB drive to the system and due to some reasons, it turns unreadable. In that situation, you won�t be able to format or partition the drive. Also, when you check its properties, �Used Space� and �Free Space� on the drive are shown as 0 bytes. So this page provides details on how you can bring your USB on track and access its data.

Usually, formatting the drive won�t help you in getting rid of this error. The computer experts suggest that this error encounters due to the default behavior of Windows when the same drive assigned to another drive which tries to occupy the drive letter. So for that, you must change the drive letter of the USB drive. Follow the below method to do that:

Changing device drive letter:

  • Press Window + X and select Disk Management
  • On the disk map, right click on the removable disk and select Change Drive Letter and Paths
  • Then change the drive letter to some other drive letter (Make sure it has not been used before, for example, Y: or Z: etc.)

Now as you attempt to access the drive, you won�t be able to see "please insert a disk into removable disk" error. However, sometimes users face data loss issue after performing this process. In that case, you can use the Windows File Recovery tool. Here is how it works:

Note: You can use the same method to restore Windows 7 lost files, missing documents from Windows 8 computer, accidentally deleted partition recovery on Windows 7 and helps to recover in many other situations.

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How to recover data from a USB drive that shows error- Please insert a disk into the removable disk?

Step 1: Download and install the Windows File Recovery program. After launching the tool, select Recover Files option.

Step 2: Choose the USB drive from the list of logical drives available in the system. Click on the Scan button.

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Step 3: The scan window appears showing the progress of data recovery.

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Step 4: Wait until the scanning process completes, then recovered data will be displayed in Data View/File Type View

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Step 5: Right-click on the files that you want to preview.

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Step 6: Then select the desired location to save recovered data. Finally, click on the Save button

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