[Solved] Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

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[Solved] Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby Ben Klaver » 9. Nov 2017, 13:11

PLEASE HELP HELP HELP!!!!!!!!
I am searching internet for several days but cannot find amnything

After installation and running Virtual Box and Windows 10 on My Mac I do not get any data from a USB drive or my Mac to the windows envirnment.

Only the message;" Failed to attach the USB drive JMicron Samsung S2 portables [0E00] to the virtual Machine"

Who can help me with the procedure to get it working.

Pleas excuse my poor English. I am Dutch
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby ChipMcK » 9. Nov 2017, 16:36

check out the tutorials !

Howtos and Tutorials -> Generic Advice


USB basics and troubleshooting
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby Ben Klaver » 10. Nov 2017, 10:53

cannot do anything with this answer!
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby russ_vb » 10. Nov 2017, 12:01

I've been using VirtualBox for years and always struggled to mount USBs on a Windows guest from a Mac host.

I find it is easier to create a folder on my Mac host and add it as a shared folder (Devices -> Shared Folders -> Shared Folder Settings).
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby mpack » 10. Nov 2017, 12:34

Shared folders can also be used to access removable host drives, i.e. the drive itself can be a shared folder, you don't need to create a special folder and copy the USB drive contents.
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby Ben Klaver » 11. Nov 2017, 11:29

Shared folders a great solution, it works perfect.
It solved my problem and I am very grateful for your help.

Thank you very much
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Re: Please HELP! Unable to mount a USB drive

Postby mpack » 11. Nov 2017, 13:26

Thanks for reporting back.
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