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    I have a 512mb flash drive that is completely empty. I just tried to save a 280kb JPEG file to it and it wouldn't go - saying that there wasn't enough free space. This has me really confused. Does anyone know what's going on?
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  • #2
    Is there a lock feature on it? I had the exact same error and once I unlocked it I was all set.

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    • #3
      How do you unlock it?
      "Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."
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      • #4
        If you're trying to save the photo through a Mac try taking it to a PC and deleting the "trashes" file. I had this problem with my drive too. This file doesn't show up on Macs, but there may be a way to see it that I'm unaware of.
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        • #5
          if you empty the trash on a mac...the drive trash goes with it

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          • #6
            Ah, I knew that

            (says she who never empties her PC's recycle bin in fear that something important is in there)
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            • #7
              Depends on the card. There might be a little button on the actual flash drive with a lock and unlock feature. Mine does.

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              • #8
                Same thing happened to me...I was about to send it back until I found a switch on it that was the same color as the flash drive....it was so well blended!
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                • #9
                  Ah, I got it now. Thanks for the help.
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                  • #10
                    Just for knowledge and understanding....what resolved your problem?
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                    • #11
                      on this note, kinda a no brainer tip but many dont do it. on a PC (not sure about macs) use the "remove hardware safely" tool when unpluggin flash/thumb drives, they are know to easily be corrupted for not unplugging safely.

                      /PSA
                      Check it out, TALKDELAWARE.COM

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                      • #12
                        I think the ejection on mac is much easier than PC.....one reason why I like mac more than pc.!
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                        ERiC's DESiGN HOUSE - (check me out)
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                        Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.
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                        • #13
                          Another thing to look at when this happens: hidden files.
                          Your drive can fill up with hidden files. The option to show hidden files is in the control panel.
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                          • #14
                            It was the trash right?
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                            • #15
                              Some of it.
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