USB Flash drive

HI, I have a flash drive, it is probably physically damaged.  When connected to pc it does not get recognized.   Is there a way to get the data recovered. thanks
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Lordy123Commented:
Click Start > Run and type diskmgmt.msc does the drive show up?
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ittogoCommented:
Try a couple of different pc's to make sure it isn't just a dead port, otherwise you are out of luck unless you want to spend a lot of money on a data recovery service.  They would likely have to remove the flash memory from the device and put it into another.
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Lordy123Commented:
If the device is recognized in disk management he might be able to recover data and reformat.
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QCR_SolutionsAuthor Commented:
Hi, Guys thanks for all your help. This flash drive is physically damaged.  If I push it around it gets recognized.  But no disk is detected.  So it is gone. -Thanks for all your help.
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Michael-BestCommented:
Before you give up try:
Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition
http://www.easeus.com/datarecoverywizard/free-data-recovery-software.htm

It is free!
Also:
Wiping the USB contacts with a dry cottonstick (ear cleaner) may help the "weak contacts"
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nobusCommented:
>>   If I push it around it gets recognized.  <<  i have one like that..(and it still works ok)
crack it open and resolder the  4 contact points with a grounded soldering iron!
http://www.larsen-b.com/Article/288.html
http://www.tomshardware.co.uk/forum/262559-12-flash-drive-broken
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QCR_SolutionsAuthor Commented:
Flash drive is physcially damaged.  So it is gone for good
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