help - 4Gb USB memory stick - bent in laptop!

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Found 21st Apr 2008
daughter bent the usb end of memory stick to 45 degrees accidentally - still inserts into computer but cant seem to recognise it/access the data... any suggestions or have I no hope?

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Is it broken? Is it still in the laptop???? TRy to straighten it out and save all the data onto your laptop and take it and try to fix it!

open it up and check the USB connection to the circuit board. resolder if you can see any broken connections. If not its probably broke

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dean3988;1942588

open it up and check the USB connection to the circuit board. resolder if … open it up and check the USB connection to the circuit board. resolder if you can see any broken connections. If not its probably broke



fantastic advice, soldered and saved!
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