I am trying to recover some files from a USB flash drive for a friend. It is a San Disk 2GB, and it has some school assignments that she unfortunately did not have a backup of, so I need a way to recover those files. The drive just does not show up anywhere, it doesn't show up in the finder, disk utility or the terminal. When I plug it in it briefly will have the light showing it is connected come on but that will go off immediately. I took it apart and it does not appear that anything is physically broken on it. Does anyone know of any software or other way of getting it off? paying a Data recovery service to get it off isn't an option as she would have to redo everything on it before they could do anything. Thanks for any help.