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DeerHeadlights

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USB Drive Not Recognized - Flash Drive Recovery
« on: August 31, 2006, 03:25:20 PM »
I used my scan disk 2.0 GB on another computer and the computer gave me a message "USB Device not recognized.  Device may have malfunctioned."  Now when I insert my scan disk, I receive this message on every computer I use.  My office tech guy told me that the other computer fried by flash drive but there may be a way to retrieve my files on my scan disk.  Are there recovery programs?  Where can I find them and how much do they cost?    

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    Re: USB Drive Not Recognized - Flash Drive Recover
    « Reply #1 on: August 31, 2006, 04:56:02 PM »
    Doubtful if it's ruined and not even recognizedbut have a look:

    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=free+data+recovery+software
    Please post as much information about your computer, operating system, and problem as possible, what happened prior to problems, etc. Too much info is OK, too little is pointless! Don't just say "My computer doesn't work. What's wrong?"

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      Re: USB Drive Not Recognized - Flash Drive Recover
      « Reply #2 on: September 01, 2006, 02:05:35 PM »
      I have a External HDD and when insert my HDD to the USB it says Device not Regonized.. so i restarted my system..
      P.S. Download a Free Trial of Norton Partition Magic 8 it can be found here http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/Hard-Disk-Utils/Partition-Magic.shtml and open Partition Magic and see if your flashdrive is recognized there.. and if it is you are in luck and right click and select browse contecnts and  back up.. and reformat the flash drive..
      P.S.S. I dont know if this will help but it did for me.. http://www.iolo.com/sr/4/ Download a free trial and run and recover..
      « Last Edit: September 01, 2006, 02:08:16 PM by Maksim »

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        Re: USB Drive Not Recognized - Flash Drive Recover
        « Reply #3 on: September 02, 2006, 05:25:44 PM »
        More dubious advice, maksim. Partition Magic has nothing to add to this equation. How did you  come up with that?  ::) ::) ::)
        Please post as much information about your computer, operating system, and problem as possible, what happened prior to problems, etc. Too much info is OK, too little is pointless! Don't just say "My computer doesn't work. What's wrong?"

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        Re: USB Drive Not Recognized - Flash Drive Recover
        « Reply #4 on: September 03, 2006, 03:26:36 AM »



        Also,the below site is loaded with USB help.

        http://www.usbman.com/
        « Last Edit: September 03, 2006, 03:32:28 AM by street1 »
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