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”.
Step 2. After that, you will face the following error “The system cannot find the file specified”.
Step 3. To fix that again right-click on the USB drive and click “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.
Step 5. When the USB Drive formatted right-click on the deleted volume and select “New simple volume”.
Step 6. To create the volume click next.
Step 7. Select the volume size and click next.
Step 8. Assign the following USB Drive with a letter and click Next.
Step 9. Format the volume with the following settings and click next.
Step 10. Once the volume formatted simply click Finish.
Step 11. Now the volume is being 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”.
Now on the main window of MiniTool right-click on the USB drive which you want delete its partition. Then select “Delete All Partitions”.
After that, a warning will appear “Are you sure that you want to delete all partitions” simply click YES.
Apply pending changes, Note: We strongly recommend you close all other applications before applying the pending changes.
Once you clicked YES, then the MiniTool will start deleting the partition.
To make changes click “Apply” then click “Start now”.
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 YES to exit
Once the partition formatted via the MiniTool Wizard free tool, Right-click on the disk and click Create.
Now in this step, choose a partition label and click OK.
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.
When the partition created, for making the current changes on USB Drive 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.
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.