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Old Feb 12, 2013, 10:02 PM   #1
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Question MBA doesn't recognize flash drives plugged in when it's asleep

So I have a SanDish flash drive that works great with my MBA. The only problem is: If the lid is shut and the MBA is asleep, and I plug the flash drive in while it's asleep, it won't recognize it when I open the lid.

Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:27 AM   #2
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Yes, take the 1.5 seconds it takes to unplug and plug back in.
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 01:28 AM   #3
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Yes, take the 1.5 seconds it takes to unplug and plug back in.
Funny guy...
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Old Feb 13, 2013, 07:37 PM   #4
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So I have a SanDish flash drive that works great with my MBA. The only problem is: If the lid is shut and the MBA is asleep, and I plug the flash drive in while it's asleep, it won't recognize it when I open the lid.

Is there a way to fix this?

Thanks.
I noticed this as well. I think it was designed this way for security reasons. The laptop won't connect to a thumb drive unless you are logged in.
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I noticed this as well. I think it was designed this way for security reasons. The laptop won't connect to a thumb drive unless you are logged in.
You know what? That makes a lot of damn sense. LOL. Thanks.
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Old Feb 14, 2013, 07:54 AM   #6
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21S is correct.

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