How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified
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How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified

How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified

While inserting my USB drive to my computer I faced the critical error that “How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified”.After lots of effort, I sort out the solution of how to fix it. This error can happen for everyone on Windows 10. Or any other older version of Windows. What is the reason that you are facing this error on Hard Drive, or USB Drive? there can be the issue that you encounter by various errors due to viruses, corrupt files, or sometimes you access a local, Hard Drive, External Hard Drive, USB Pen Drive, and more in Disk Management. Accessing files and folder on the computer, Launch a program, Install Driver, Back-Up system.

However, the main issue can cause on the USB drive most of the time. That getting notification that your USB drive is locked by some third-party programs then you can’t access that. For example, while managing the letter path through Disk management. Then you face the following error “How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified”. However, the reason might be clarified for you on Windows. That you have to format your USB drive using command prompt. To format the USB drive all the files will delete on the USB drive. Because this issue can be fixed only by formatting the USB Drive. Before, going to do that be sure to use any software taking the backup of your files.

How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified

Sometimes this issue can be fixed using powerful Antivirus, Windows update, use SFC to solve the error, Correct system log files, Update or Reinstall Drivers, Restore your missing files. But for fixing the following error I will MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Tool.

Step 1. Most of the times USB Drive may disappear from the list of Drives. Therefore, you can check it through “Disk Management”. Right-click on my computer select “Manage”, when the window opened click “Management”. Right-Click on USB Drive then select “Change Drive letter and paths”.

Change drive letter and paths
Change drive letter and paths

Step 2. After that, you will face the following error “The system cannot find the file specified”.

Error
Error

Step 3. To fix that again right-click on the USB drive and click “Delete Volume”.

Delete Volume
Delete Volume

Step 4. Deleting this volume will erase all data on it. Back up any data you want to keep before deleting. Do you want to continue? so, click YES.

Click YES
Click YES

Step 5. When the USB Drive formatted right-click on the deleted volume and select “New simple volume”.

Create New Volume
Create New Volume

Step 6. To create the volume click next.

Click next
Click next

Step 7. Select the volume size and click next.

Select volume size
Select volume size

Step 8. Assign the following USB Drive with a letter and click Next.

Assign letter
Assign letter

Step 9. Format the volume with the following settings and click next.

Format the Volume
Format the Volume

Step 10. Once the volume formatted simply click Finish.

Click Finish
Click Finish

Step 11. Now the volume is being created.

Volume created
Volume created

Step 12. Once the volume created simply close Disk management then open my computer and check out. Still, the USB Drive does not exist on the list of drives.

Install MiniTool Partition Wizard Tool

MiniTool Partition Wizard free tool is a free disk management software that favored by millions of users over the world. MinitTool partition helps the users to manage disks partitions. I think the installation process is pretty easy everyone can do it. Due to that, I didn’t make it important the provide you the screenshot.

  • Navigate to MiniTool Partition Wizard Tool then download it.
  • When it downloaded then launch the setup, in the first window select your language and click OK.
  • On the first window click next.
  • Uncheck “Disk Data Backup & Restore” and click next.
  • Manage the location where you want to install MiniTool Partition wizard free tool.
  • On the next window again click next.
  • Wait while the important components should be downloaded, once its done automatically starts the installation.

When the installation completed open up the MiniTool Partition Wizard Free Tool. Once it opened click on “Launch Application”.

Open MiniTool
Open MiniTool

Now on the main window of MiniTool right-click on the USB drive which you want delete its partition. Then select “Delete All Partitions”.

Delete partitions
Delete partitions

After that, a warning will appear “Are you sure that you want to delete all partitions” simply click YES.

Warning
Warning

Apply pending changes, Note: We strongly recommend you close all other applications before applying the pending changes.

Click YES
Click YES

Once you clicked YES, then the MiniTool will start deleting the partition.

Start partition
Start partition

To make changes click “Apply” then click “Start now”.

Start
Start

Once you clicked start, after that, you will see like below screenshot window. Wait until the surface scan should be completed. Once it completed click OK.

Click OK
Click OK

Click YES to exit

Exit
Exit

Once the partition formatted via the MiniTool Wizard free tool, Right-click on the disk and click Create.

Create
Create

Now in this step, choose a partition label and click OK.

Choose a partition label
Choose a partition label

In this step, navigate to the left-corner of MiniTool then click Apply. To apply changes for the current format click YES.

Now, wait until it should create the partition.

Creating partition
Creating partition

When the partition created, for making the current changes on USB Drive click OK.

Click OK
Click OK

That’s it when the USB Drive created via MiniTool, navigate to my computer and open it. There you able to see the changes which you were not allowed to do that.

Conclusion

That’s all about How to Fix the System Cannot Find The File Specified. I hope that the article was useful to you. Furthermore, if you faced any other problem feel free to share with me below in the comment section. In addition, if the article was useful for you then share it with your friends on social networks.

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