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Windows 7: USB Memory Stick just started saying "unknown device"

27 Oct 2011   #1

USB Memory Stick just started saying "unknown device"

My USB stick has suddenly just started saying "unknown device" when i plug it into my laptop. i don't know why it's suddenly just started saying it, but i've plugged it into my brothers laptop and it still says the same thing. I have no idea what to do and all my gcse work is on it and i haven't got it saved anywhere else so i'm really desperate for a solution. PLEASE HELP ME :'(

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27 Oct 2011   #2

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot

How is it reported in Disk Management ? ?
Right clik My Manage...then Disk Management...
Right clik the USB stik and select Properties...
If it says "RAW" then it's been unplugged prematurely 1 too many times and your data may be gone...
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 USB Memory Stick just started saying "unknown device"

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