pen drive failure

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My pen drive is suddenly given up the ghost.  The light comes on but the
computer does not recognize it. Can anybody give me any ideas as to how I
can recover my data on this drive?  I use windows xp and there are no
reasons that I can think of as to why the drive has failed.


Re: pen drive failure

If you mean a USB jump drive, or one of these USB memory sticks, it is
possible to have static electricity corrupt or damage them. Water can also
cause damage to them. If the data is corrupted, the only thing you can do is
to try to re-format it. If it still does not work, then it is scrapped. I
have had the same thing with flash-cards.



Romeo E. Albert

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