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USB Flash Drive won't open


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#1 ed-e-dee

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Posted 09 July 2010 - 09:13 PM

G/Day All.
I have a flash drive that won't open , have tried all usb ports nothing, other flash drives work, This is called a Transcend 4Gb,
do these things just die .

I would like to get it to work as I have photos on it ,,,,,, and yes it has worked, and maybe about 12 months old.






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Posted 09 July 2010 - 09:20 PM

Did you try it on another, working computer?

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 02:31 AM

Yes, I tried in my laptop.
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Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:30 AM

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Posted 10 July 2010 - 08:38 PM

Still did not open ..... and was not reconised in " my computer ".
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Posted 10 July 2010 - 10:00 PM

Well, it looks like the drive is gone. Unfortunately.
Check, if Recuva will see the drive: http://www.piriform.com/recuva

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 04:25 AM

unfortunitly nothing was found, tried another drive and it was picked up ok, I guess items on flash drives need to be somewhere also.
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Posted 11 July 2010 - 09:36 AM

I'm not sure, what else can be done....:thumbsup:

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 10:53 AM

I always use the safely remove feature

http://www.ehow.com/how_4784537_remove-usb...e-computer.html

My jump drives seem to last forever

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Posted 11 July 2010 - 08:05 PM

Thanks Chewy. interesting , ok so now I'm asuming that if I can't get my computer to reconise the flash drive after going through all the usb slots
then one could say " good bye " to one flash drive and loose all that was on it.
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