Why wont my laptop detect my usb

Hello,
i have a 8GB USb and wen i plu it into my Windows vista business, laptop (acer travelmate 6293) it does not open up. however the light on my usb does light up but it doesnot open on my laptop.
i have tried plugging it in other computers and it indicates that it is installing driver software but it still wont open up. please tell me wat to do.
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  1. aki_98 said:
    Hello,
    i have a 8GB USb and wen i plu it into my Windows vista business, laptop (acer travelmate 6293) it does not open up. however the light on my usb does light up but it doesnot open on my laptop.
    i have tried plugging it in other computers and it indicates that it is installing driver software but it still wont open up. please tell me wat to do.

    try installing the newest chipset drivers for your laptop mb. if it uses intel chipset download the drivers from intel. it cdould be that the usb hub drivers are old or damaged. if it not that then it might be that the usb chipset is so old and slow it can handle that large of a usb stick.
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