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I bought a 1gb stick formatted it.all ok took it to asda to have photos done.they could not get info out.it now says stick not formated. data is on there as checked on free data recovery download.really annoying perhaps that why it was only £5 please help

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Ally,

sounds like the stick is indeed corrupt, if you say the data recovery app finds the data see if you can use it to recover as much of the data as possible.

You should then be able to format the stick again and give it another go.

Make sure you have original copies just in case it fails again though.

Nick

Posted on Oct 26, 2008

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