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Windows 7: Pen drive got hanged when I try to access the content.


09 Nov 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 
Pen drive got hanged when I try to access the content.

Hi Folks,

I am using Windows 7 in my compaq 610 laptop and XP in my desktop, recently I am facing a problem, my pendrive is going hang when i try to access the contents... in both the systems... I have 3.4 GB valuable data on that in in a serious problem.... please help how to recover all the data from the pendrive.

It opens and i can see all the contents but after a few seconds it got hanged.


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09 Nov 2011   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hi sandip0710 and Welcome to Seven Forums.
You mean the pendrive does not respond when you try to open files on it?
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09 Nov 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Hi sandip0710 and Welcome to Seven Forums.
You mean the pendrive does not respond when you try to open files on it?
yes bro... and many valuable docs are in it...m scard now...
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09 Nov 2011   #4
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

If it is hanging on both computers with Windows 7 and XP, the drive is likely bad. Try different USB ports or even USB ports on a friend's computer. Reboot the PC before trying to read the pendrive.
Read this and see if one of the suggestions will fix you up. USB Driver - General Fix for Problems
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09 Nov 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

not finding the proper solution...please help ..any way to recover the data??? any software...coz the drive is continuously connecting and disconnecting automatically....
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09 Nov 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

If the data is so important then why don't you have a backup of it? I see the same scenario over and over again, and it's just a shame...

Try your drive in a different USB port, see if that stops the continuous disconnect/reconnect issue.
If yes, don't open it in Windows Explorer or anything similar. Instead, try scanning it with Recuva and use that to copy any files it finds to your computer.
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09 Nov 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

how to stop the disconnect/reconnect issue now?
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09 Nov 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Is there any solution of this disconnect/reconnect issue??? I think this is the main problem with my pen drive...plz help..
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09 Nov 2011   #9

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Did you read my previous post?

(Did you check if the plug and USB jacks are clean/dust-free?)
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09 Nov 2011   #10

Windows 7 x64 SP1
 
 

This might not have anything to do with your issue but it shouldn't do any harm and might enable the drive to function sufficiently for you to retrieve your data - get some electrical contact cleaner and use it on the drive and the USB port.


Please ignore if I'm teaching granny to suck eggs!
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