Some of our readers have faced this issue when their computers just restart when ever they connect a specific memory card, USB drive or any other portable device. This is quite a serious problem which is on the other hand simple to fix if this is happening due to corrupted data on your USB Storage Device
This problem of computer restart on inserting a USB storage device can be due to following reasons :
1. The first reason behind this is some virus infection in your pen drive which is causing your computer to get restarted when it gets connected to the active USB port, you can easily stop computer restart on USB pen drive insert
2. Second reason behind computer restart on pen drive getting connected may be your USB storage device has data which is corrupted or the duplicate data on your drive causing exceptions and making windows computer restarting.
For the first case, see the solution at : Computer restarts on inserting USB pen drive
If its the second case with you and your USB storage drive has corrupted data, read on the solution below.
In order to fix a removable drive if the data on the drive, you can run scandisk in windows by right clicking the drive icon in my computer, go to right click on pen drive and select properties, now click the tab tools and run a check disk on your pen drive.
As shown in the image above, you just need to click on check now to start disk checking and repair any errors caused due to corrupted data on your pen drive.