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 How to create a system image on a 64GB thumb drive ? Forum Why does my computer register a USB storage device but it doesnt show up on the Forum Having trouble getting data from thumb drive Forum USB Thumb /Flash Drive Forum USB thumb drive Forum Losing secondary hard drive when I boot with a USB thumb drive attache Forum WD Passport - 2TB _ Use it as USB thumb drive to store files Forum My computer is not recognizing my external hard drive . It doesnt seem to show up Forum Internal hard drive shows up in disk management but doesn't work Forum writing to write-protected usb key/ thumb drive Forum Sata disk doesnt show up anywhere Forum External USB drive doesn't show up any more Forum Hard Drive doesn't show up in My Computer Forum Rules of Thumb for Great Performance at Low Prices Forum External Hard Drive doesn\'t Show up in my computer Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum Second drive not recognized Forum Transfer of hard drive data to new one Forum Hard drive not detected during Windows 7 install Forum Computers cant read my hard drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !