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I have a 1 GB flash drive that is physically broken and my laptop won't recognize it. The pin got bent and was partially out of the case.

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Relax , as long as your flash drive is not smashed with a hammer
we can get it back up and running , your notebook on the other hand may need a little technical lovin'

if you broke a pin in the USB port , thats gonna take some serious work , if the notbook is under warrenty use the warrenty

if the notebook is passed it's warrenty , then you CAN do the job yourself , you'll need to remove a USB port from a junk motherboard or better , and use that to replace the broken pins

that does involved some soldering with a solder gun or pen
which might cost you about 10 to 20 dollars as of 2008

Good luck and may the nforce2 be with you , always.

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