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usb stick stop working. how to fix

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my usb has important info and suddenly it stop being recognised in windows. I cannot even format this thing as it does not show. I tried other pc and the same thing. can I take this apart and how do I do this
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hello vistoresber.
Does you computer recognises the device? Do you see it in the device manager after you plugged it in?
i think that we can safely assume that your usb is fried/gone to the place where hard disks go when they die...
now.. if you really want to get that info (and you are willing to spend money on it) you can search for a data recovery software (pricy) or a data recovery software (cheaper but not always with good results).
hope that helped
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>>  can I take this apart and how do I do this   <<   yes you can -how ?  without knowing which one, impossible to tell.
this shows it :  http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Fix-a-USB-Flash-Drive/
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