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SmartDisk FireFly 20 GB crashed The disk won't read.

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Re: SmartDisk FireFly 20 GB crashed The disk won't...

What to do depends on what was stored on the drive. If you need to recover data bad enough I would recommend shipping the drive to a professional data recovery service. Doing anything dramatically decreases the chances of recovering all of your data. If its worth a try but not much money there are several programs you can buy (not Symantec) that may be able to recover your data but there is no guarantee. Let us know which way you want to go and we?ll pick up there.

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