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Sandisk USB Stick Repair

I have a Kingston Datatraveller USB stick flash drive which I use to record large amounts of data on. It is a 64GB drive, and was not cheap, but I needed to record data for work which could not be handled in any other way. I decided to transfer a lot of my data to the stick, but half-way through the process, I got a message from the computer saying that it could not read the drive, and I needed to format it. I did this, and then started to load up the information again. This time it seemed successful, but when I put the stick back into the computer, it seemed like a lot of the files had disappeared, and I could no longer write or copy further data onto the drive. I decided to look at the stick on another computer, and this also told me that the drive needed to be formatted. The stick seems to work fine as long as there is no data on it, but once I put anything onto the stick, it becomes unreadable and the system wants it to be formatted. I need help with recovering the data which has already been loaded onto the stick.


I purchased a SanDisk Cruzer Blade not too long ago, as a backup USB memory stick for my computer. I plugged it into my Windows 7 PC, and immediately started to have problems with the system. Firstly, it will not recognise the system as a USB stick, instead, it takes over the Local Drive (C: drive) position, and won’t move, no matter how many times I go into Disk Management and change the letter. I tried to reformat the disk, as I wanted to use it with Linux. As it was intended to be bootable, having it on the local drive would not work, this means that I would not be able to manage any disk which sat on the local drive.

Sandisk USB Stick Repair

USB sticks have now become the staple when it comes to transporting information from one place to another quickly and compacting. In addition to this they are becoming one of the many ways in which companies across the United Kingdom send digital catalogues and brochures without incurring huge expenses.

There are a number of reasons as to why your Sandisk USB may fail; some of them are familiar to many of us simply because we may have left them in direct sunlight for overlong periods of time or even left them near to highly magnetic devices such as external hard drives that can corrupt the registry files that allow us to open the USB sticks on attaching them to computers.

Some even experience difficulties because of the way in which the USB sticks have been placed in the USB ports. Through general wear and tear or accidental damage the USB can become unusable as the pins inside are no longer aligned with the USB connector and fail to register on the host device.

To this end we are www.plymouthdatarecovery.co.uk can help when it comes to recovering the data from your Sandisk USB stick.

With our experience in the recovery of information and data that would be otherwise lost we can help you get back that all important information without resorting to the use of third party software from the Internet which may make claims that are perhaps beyond their own abilities. This is not to say that they cannot reclaim some information but their chances of 100 per cent success are limited indeed.

You should be aware also that there are suggestions that problems caused by the loosening, or indeed loss of pins on the USB stick, can be cured by soldering them back into place. It is worth noting that although these claims sound plausible there have been very few recorded instances where such an exercise has proved fruitful.

With over a decade’s worth of experience to our name we here at www.plymouthdatarecovery.co.uk can help you restructure the information from your damaged Sandisk USB stick without resorting to methods which might otherwise make reclaiming the data even harder if not impossible. Call us for more information.