Thumb drive doesnt show up as a disk Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Windows 7 Command Prompt USB Drive Storage Last response: April 14, 2010 4:23 AM in Storage Share Jstep85 April 12, 2010 1:41:43 AM Hello, I am trying to make my Thumb Drive bootable to install windows 7 on my laptop that doesnt have a dvd tray. But when I goto cmd than disk part, it wont show up as a disk, none of the three i have tried have yet. More about : thumb drive doesnt show disk r_manic a b $ Windows 7 a b G Storage April 14, 2010 4:23:50 AM Could you take a look at this step-by-step on creating a Windows 7 flash drive installer and see if you followed the directions to the letter? You'll have to "activate" the partition after defining it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumHow to create a system image on a 64GB thumb drive ? ForumWhy does my computer register a USB storage device but it doesnt show up on the ForumHaving trouble getting data from thumb drive ForumUSB Thumb /Flash Drive ForumUSB thumb drive ForumLosing secondary hard drive when I boot with a USB thumb drive attache ForumWD Passport - 2TB _ Use it as USB thumb drive to store files ForumMy computer is not recognizing my external hard drive . It doesnt seem to show up ForumInternal hard drive shows up in disk management but doesn't work Forumwriting to write-protected usb key/ thumb drive ForumSata disk doesnt show up anywhere ForumExternal USB drive doesn't show up any more ForumHard Drive doesn't show up in My Computer ForumRules of Thumb for Great Performance at Low Prices ForumExternal Hard Drive doesn\'t Show up in my computer Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumSecond drive not recognized ForumTransfer of hard drive data to new one ForumHard drive not detected during Windows 7 install ForumComputers cant read my hard drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !