Hi all! On my XP machine most of my USB drives do not show up on the My Computer list of drives. I know it can be seen because it shows up on the 'safely remove drive' list and I can get to it via msdos (ewwww). I fixed this once somewhere in device management but can't remember where that was and I don't know why they keep disappearing (can't even see my mp3 players which really hurts - 2 weeks ago I loved German industrial rock - now, not so much. Oddly, my games USB is seen just fine, thankfully.
BTW, I just got Crysis -- this game is soooo awesome - you can cut down trees with the machine guns, shoot leaves that are blocking your view - the whole environment is alterable. Combine this with another round of 12 hour days (someone screwed up 4 years of H-1b files - it is real ugly -- if you think passport photoes are bad try looking at photocopies of them