Cannot use the files copied from Windows 8/7/Vista in windows XP.

Always there are people who use Windows Xp, the problem is that when I copy the files in my USB and use it in my friends house, then Windows XP said 'pen drive not formatted ".


Always there are people who use Windows Xp, the problem is that when I copy the files in my USB and use it in my friends house, then Windows XP said 'pen drive not formatted ".

How is the "pen drive" formatted - with what the specific OS file system?
This is more likely to be a file system - do not operating system (although related, not as much as you might think)-problem.  Another possibility is a problem hardware or bad driver on the machine Windows XP itself.  It could also be, although rare, an incompatible 'USB key '.
What is the 'pen drive' is formatted with the file system is essentially - the first question to ask.  Then - if I were you - I everything on the 'pen drive' copy on a computer which can be read - if committed to the machine more common denominator (in this case the Windows XP machine) you will use and FORMAT this 'pen drive' using this machine.  One of the few possible things will happen no doubt...

(1) you'll find you format it with a version of NTFS that will work in all areas - all the machines that you can use with Windows XP or more on them.  Then this problem will disappear.

(2) you will find there * is * something wrong with the Windows XP specific in question and this machine is not a problem easily solved this and your "pen drive" probably will work on someone elses machine Windows XP very well as it existed before.

(3) you will end up with a FAT32 formatted "pen drive" that should work on most any system - as long as you don't need to transfer * really * large individual files.

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