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Windows 7: USB memory stick help

09 Aug 2009   #1
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 
USB memory stick help

Hey guys,

I have a question,

is there any way to recover a corrupted drive.

A while back i was formating my 2gb memory stick when the power went out.
The format did not complete and now the drive wont work at all.

is there any way to get it working again?

Thanks in advance.


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09 Aug 2009   #2
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Ok, did some googling.
Found this utility Low-Level Format Tool-HDDguru

It is currently working its magic.

More after the break.
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09 Aug 2009   #3
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

There is software out there. I was told it's all a ripoff for any flash media but I would be interested to hear someone tell us different. I have been told if flash media goes bad to send it back to the company and let them replace it. Your data is gone. I sure see a lot of software advertised though......
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09 Aug 2009   #4
nate42nd

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FullyLoadedMan View Post
Ok, did some googling.
Found this utility Low-Level Format Tool-HDDguru

It is currently working its magic.

More after the break.
Let us know how it worked.
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09 Aug 2009   #5
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Still chugging away,

This software is freeware to.
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09 Aug 2009   #6
visy199

XP SP2
 
 

When my usb stick was dead i used utility from the official site transcend and worked well!
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09 Aug 2009   #7
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by visy199 View Post
When my usb stick was dead i used utility from the official site transcend and worked well!
I have a no-brand generic drive.
So im not sure if that strategy would work.
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09 Aug 2009   #8
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Ok,

The tool has completed and i have formatted the drive.
Time to try it on my vista laptop!
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09 Aug 2009   #9
FullyLoadedMan

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit, Mac OS Snow Leopard 10.6
 
 

Score!!
It worked.

I now have a fully fixed and working Flash Drive!!!
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