Nowadays as the trend of Flash drives is increasing, we are getting more used to them. U3 Flash Drives are now becoming popular. U3 drives have the property to present itself to the host system as a USB hub with a CD drive and standard USB mass storage device attached. You will have a launchpad preinstalled on U3 drives. U3 drives can also be password protected easily compared to other drives.
But If there is a problem in your windows system then you could be not use your U3 for any purpose. Some problem that could arise.
If your plug your U3 and a you see a folder opens, or the folder opens when you double click the LaunchU3.exe in the U3 system (CD Drive).
When you double click the Launchpad.exe file you are warned with
You can not run the U3 Launchpad directly. Please click on LaunchU3.exe to open the U3 directly.
This happens if you have made a registry hack to prevent running of Autorun.inf file. Open Notepad and copy paste the following
save the file as mod.reg file . Double click the file and again merge the file to registry by clicking on yes.
Now restart your computer to take effect.
If you seem some more problems in the Launchpad then you could remove the launchpad.
Launchpad Removal (1.1 MiB, 952 hits)
Reinstall the launchpad from here
Launchpad Installer (1,015.4 KiB, 1,425 hits)
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