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Windows 7: USB flash drive not detected...pls help!!!

23 Feb 2012   #1
ivan1717

windows 7 32 bit
 
 
USB flash drive not detected...pls help!!!

guys..my USB stick is apacer handy steno 256mb (old model) not detected when i plugged in..drive not appear in My Computer..taskbar never show the safety remove hardware..device manager show "USB Device"..when i go to Disk Management, it ask me to initialize disk, MBR or GPT, and a message pop up "device is not ready"..same message appear when i choose offline..i have gone thru many many forums but nth help...please advice me..those datas in that usb stick is important to me...




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23 Feb 2012   #2
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Might be the USB stick or something. Maybe it stopped working. Have you tried using it on other PC's?
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23 Feb 2012   #3
ivan1717

windows 7 32 bit
 
 

tried on another laptop using XP...still same...usb stick problem??
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25 Feb 2012   #4
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Sorry I haven't responded sooner.

The USB stick might be not working anymore.

You might be able to ask some people at a PC shop or something, but they'll probably ask for $$ even just to do a diagnostics or something.
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10 Feb 2013   #5
alayder34

64
 
 

It's really hard to diagnose what the problem is without being able to physically access the drive and find hardware problems.

You would probably need a flash drive data recovery company that specializes in recovering data off of usb flash drives..

like http://fixmyflashdrive.com
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