Pen drive detects does not show size

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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014 at 02:57 PM
sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014 - Sep 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM
hello
HP 165vw pen drive when plugged in gets detected but does not show size or cannot be opened .every time tried to open system gets hanged
tried possible things but still can't open the files in it .
please help
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,202
Sep 20, 2014 at 03:41 PM
Try this 1

Check if the files are not in hidden mode.

Click on "Start" -->Run --> Type cmd and press Enter.

Here I assume your pendrive drive letter as G:

Enter this command.

attrib -h -r -s /s /d g:\*.* --> Press Enter

You can copy the above command --> Right-click in the Command Prompt and

paste it.

Note : Replace the letter g with your pen drive letter.

Now check your pen drive for the files.
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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014
Sep 21, 2014 at 02:32 AM
Hi,

tried the above steps
it stays like that for hours
kaspersky scan stays at 1%
recovery tool cannot detect the drive , tried 3 different recovery tools
i have attached the screen shot for you.
Thank you
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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014
Sep 21, 2014 at 02:42 AM
path not found for the CMD command

tried in a linux machine, it says cannot mount usb device
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,202
Sep 21, 2014 at 05:06 AM
You have tried another computer?

If another computer does not work, your drive is damaged.

Sorry
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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014
Sep 21, 2014 at 07:25 AM
yes i tried different computer

it does not work

is there any way i can retrieve my data

it is really really important....

please suggest
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,202
Sep 21, 2014 at 04:09 PM
Lets try this very last chance

# Download UsbFix on your computer, and execute it.
# It will launch automatically, and a shortcut will be created on your desktop.
# Connect all your external data sources to your PC (Usb keys, external drives, etc...) Do not open them.
# Choose " Deletion " option.

#The computer will re-start, and it may be longer than usually.

# UsbFix will display a message at re-start.

# Click "OK" to start cleaning.
# Copy/paste the report here.

Tutorial : http://www.en.usbfix.net/2014/02/usbfix-tutorial-clean-option/
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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014
Sep 23, 2014 at 01:18 PM
usb fix hangs at 7 % then goes not responding
looks like i am gonna lose data in the usb
still you are expert anything else i can try
some magic or some miracle;)
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Ambucias Posts 47357 Registration date Monday February 1, 2010 Status Moderator Last seen February 15, 2023 11,202
Sep 23, 2014 at 05:54 PM
Dear Sanju

I have given you all the tricks of the trade. I have no more.

As for magic or miracles, I failed the course.

Looks like your pen is damaged, it happends when removing the stick from the computer too often without taking the necessary safety precautions.

Sorry
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sanju@12 Posts 6 Registration date Saturday September 20, 2014 Status Member Last seen September 24, 2014
Sep 24, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Thanks a ton for trying
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