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Old 08-30-2009, 10:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default How to recover a dead USB???

Okay guys so this is what happened

One day i was transferring files to my usb, when I accidentally hit the USB, causing it to my computer WHILE transferring files. I plug it back in, the icon shows up on MY COMPUTER, but you can't go into it. A message pops up "Please insert a disk in Removable Disk (D). i tried right click format, but same message pops up.

Is there anyway i can fix the usb and use it again? or its COMPLETELY dead.


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Old 08-30-2009, 10:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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you might have to open it up and see if any soldering or cables got loose or you might want to try it on another computer and see if it has the same problem.

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won't work on any other computers
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Default Re: How to recover a dead USB???

1) Throw at the ground with as much speed as possible
2) Check to see that it works, if not... see 1)

seriously though... wires may be loose within the flash-drive itself, or the male-usb may be bent in a way that will force you to play around with the flash-drive to fix it.
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