My USB wont show up, Device properties: No Drivers are installed

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I had to do something for school and I ended up putting my USB flash into lots of different PC's because they all showed different things (one didn't show anything, another showed the USB with only a shortcut to that same USB in it, the third PC could open the USB but not folders in it) and when I came home I saw that my PC won't recognize it at all anymore, I checked the device properties and it says: "No drivers are installed for this device."
I have no idea how to fix it, I tried going through the troubleshoot thing but it didn't help.

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Apr 1, 2015 at 01:12 AM
There are all types of reasons USB ports may stop working. Here is one article from Microsoft which provides steps in correcting an issue where an usually rapid insertion/removal, and then insert/remove of USB connector can cause the port to shut down.

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/817900/usb-port-may-stop-working-after-you-remove-or-insert-a-usb-device

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