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I have just plugged my USB Stick into my computer and it is not doing anything...It has all my work files on that I did not backup........it does not work on any computer I try it on.....help!!!!!!!!

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Usually when a Usb stick doesnt work in a pc, normally ends up being a malfuction with the usb slot on the motherboard or with the motherboard itself. But sometimes when a usb stick doesnt work is usally corrupted or something has been damaged inside. So my best bet would be that you may have lost your data. The only thing you could do is take ot to a repair shop, see what they can do. Hope this has helped i some way. thanks

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