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Try plugging the flash drive into another pc and see if it works.. or if the usb hub is the problem try another flash drive or usb component on the same plug and see if your computer detects it.

your question was not very clear.. but if your concern is about the flash drive been broken there's probably not much you can do if you're the one to blame for the accident. flash drives are solid state memory that can't be removed for the case and put into another case without risking damaging the chips inside and the data with it... but if you need to try make sure you protect the unit from electrostratic discharge so get another unit just like your's that is not bent, try to open the broken one and see if your memory stick inside the flash drive is still intact and just replace the casing if possible (i never done it myself but I guess it's worth to try if you really need that data)

Posted on Oct 02, 2008

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If the end of the connector is round with pins (serial connection), just plug the keyboard back in and reboot the computer. With that style of connector, if they get knocked out or come loose while the computer is running, they will not always work again until you reboot.

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I bent the insert on the drive and it work?


I would first try it in a different computer. If it does not work on the other computer it is unlikely it would work anywhere. It is possible you can take it to a local computer tech service and they can try and read or fix it, but I would think it is unlikely.

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