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Old 01-01-2019, 11:21 PM   #16
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I've had similar issues with USB keys not functioning properly after a while. Most often a dd cleanup gets it working properly again. By simply running command when the key is /dev/sdb: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb. I let it go for a few minutes then hit Ctrl+c keys to stop it, may have something to do with a Protective MBR. Then format and it's back to normal.

Below are a couple quotes from Syslinux Wiki for Isohybrid that may shed some light on your situation with the LMDE computer.
thanks, the dd command fixed the usb
now the usb is booting from the lmde system

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Old 01-01-2019, 11:25 PM   #17
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I've had similar issues with USB keys not functioning properly after a while. Most often a dd cleanup gets it working properly again. By simply running command when the key is /dev/sdb: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb. I let it go for a few minutes then hit Ctrl+c keys to stop it, may have something to do with a Protective MBR. Then format and it's back to normal.

Below are a couple quotes from Syslinux Wiki for Isohybrid that may shed some light on your situation with the LMDE computer.
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Old 01-01-2019, 11:27 PM   #18
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I've had similar issues with USB keys not functioning properly after a while. Most often a dd cleanup gets it working properly again. By simply running command when the key is /dev/sdb: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb. I let it go for a few minutes then hit Ctrl+c keys to stop it, may have something to do with a Protective MBR. Then format and it's back to normal.

Below are a couple quotes from Syslinux Wiki for Isohybrid that may shed some light on your situation with the LMDE computer.
....

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Old 01-02-2019, 03:51 PM   #19
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I've had similar issues with USB keys not functioning properly after a while. Most often a dd cleanup gets it working properly again. By simply running command when the key is /dev/sdb: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb. I let it go for a few minutes then hit Ctrl+c keys to stop it, may have something to do with a Protective MBR. Then format and it's back to normal.

Below are a couple quotes from Syslinux Wiki for Isohybrid that may shed some light on your situation with the LMDE computer.
....

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