Problem: USB Flash drive (pendrive or sd card) not getting detected in windows – i.e. not recognized by windows

In most of the cases windows doesn’t read the flash drive properly i.e. your drive is not recognized.
Or if it does (installed the device drivers) but drive doesn’t appear in My Computer.
So for getting our flash drive getting detected follow the steps:
1. Press Windows key + R to open run
2. Type devmgmt.msc to open device manager.
3. Select any option from the list.After selecting click on option button on top-Scan for Hardware changes.

If it is still not recognized then there is drive letter clash.Follow the steps:
1. Press Windows key + R to open run
2. Type diskmgmt.msc to open disk management.
3. Select your drive according to the Storage capacity.
4. Right Click and select Change Drive Name and Paths
5. Click Change and select a drive letter which is not used by other device.