My USB doesn't come up when i plug it in

  broganj 19:29 14 Apr 2017

I bought a memory stick in September and it was all working well until one day it was in my laptop and dropped and hit on the side and bent slightly. The light stopped flashing and when plugged in it doesnt come up that a memory stick has been inserted and its the same for lots of computers. I was wondering if ill still be able to get this data off the stick somehow.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:11 14 Apr 2017

sounds like you have broken the connection to the chips you could try opening it up and seeing if there is a cracked connection you could solder back together.

  broganj 20:14 14 Apr 2017

I attempted to do that and still didn't work :(

  wee eddie 20:20 14 Apr 2017

Most of us don't have a sufficiently small and accurate soldering iron to do such a job with any confidence of success.

There are organisations out there who can recover the data for you but they are not cheap

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