Fix USB Mass Storage Device Driver Issue

By Camilla Mo  Driver Error   6 Comments



If you see the USB Mass Storage Device has a yellow mark next to it in Device Manager, it means the driver is not correctly installed. And it could cause the usb device not recognized by PC. To resolve the problem, you use one of the two solutions below.

Solution 1: Uninstall the Driver

Follow these steps to uninstall the driver.

1) Open Device Manager.

2) Right-click on USB Mass Storage Device and select Uninstall.



3) If prompted for the continue, click the OK button. If you see Delete the driver software for this device, click the box next to it, then click the OK button.



4) Restart your PC. Then Windows will reinstall the driver.

Solution 2: Update the Driver

If the problem persists after updating the driver, please try updating the driver. Go to your PC manufacturer’s website to download the latest USB driver. To locate the right driver, you need to know the PC model and the operating system version (See How to Get Operating System Version).

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update the driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing.
You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click Scan Now. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.



3) Click the Update button next to a flagged USB device to automatically download and install the correct version of this driver (you can do this with the FREE version).

Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).


You can fix the USB Mass Storage Device driver issue by uninstalling the driver or update the driver. Hopefully the instructions help you resolve the problem. If you have any questions, please feel free to leave your comments. I’d love to hear of any questions or ideas.

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