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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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16 gig pen drive not recognized!

Hi all!
Last week I happened to buy a new 16 gig pen drive to backup important stuff... then I started using time machine and everything was OK till today. Now whenever I pop in the flash drive to the USB port, my macbook won't recognize it and after a few seconds the drive will get really, really insanely-absurdely hot to the point that I will remove it afraid of something worse happening.
Tried on my PC usb ports as well but the drive isn't recognized too..
Is there anything I could do to try to fix it?
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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:13 PM   #2
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Sounds like your USB drive failed.
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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:14 PM   #3
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Aw that's bad
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Old Mar 7, 2009, 10:29 PM   #4
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Aw that's bad
you used time machine on a 16gb drive? not good. that might've ruined it
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Old Jun 10, 2009, 02:03 AM   #5
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My pen drive suddenly stopped working. No computer is recognizing it. How to extract my data from it?
I inserted my pen drive into usb port of my friend's computer. Computer did not recognize pen drive and it was very hot when i ejected it. After that incident i,ve tried pen drive on difeerent computers but its not being recognized. Pl help me and tell me the way to extract my data.
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Old Jun 10, 2009, 05:55 AM   #6
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although i dont think this would help, but here is what i found
http://www.computing.net/answers/win...er/126083.html
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