Advice 1: How to disassemble a USB flash drive

Today it is impossible to surprise your PAL or another on the existence of a stick. Flash media is pretty thoroughly entrenched in the life of a computer user. But, like any device, the flash drive has the ability to break down. The best variant of restoration of the stick – this is the work of the master on repair of the drives. But not always, the repair justifies the money that was spent on the purchase of the flash drive. So you can try to make a home repair. For this you will need to disassemble it.
How to disassemble a USB flash drive
You will need
  • A Flash-drive.
Instruction
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The market for computer products today large, the wide range allows to choose the optimal model. You bought flash drive can be a solid (cast) body, or with portable housing. One-piece body does not understand.
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Stick with whole body. To disassemble this flash drive you will need a sharp instrument: knife or thin screwdriver. The fact that circuit Board of the flash drive is attached to the clamp which, in turn, is clipped to the body. Insert a sharp object between the retainer and the casing of your flash drive, slightly pressing down on the screwdriver, slowly rotate it in one direction, then in another. Remember that the angle of rotation should be minimal, otherwise the stick may be completely ruined. Repeat this operation in different joints of the body with a latch. After several approaches, the stick will be disassembled.
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Stick with the collapsible housing. To disassemble this flash drive you will need the same tools as described above. Along the body of the stick is hardly noticeable seam. The principle of opening the stick remains the same. Carefully pry the casing with a thin object. It should be noted that in this case you loose the case from the latches to open force makes no sense. If you break the latches, the case will automatically close. Panacea in this case can only be a tape or duct tape.

Advice 2 : How to fix memory card

According to statistics, most often map the memory fail due to the occurrence of logic faults. Also the card can have mechanical failure, electrical and thermal damage and may crash the controller. Less often there is a deterioration of memory.
How to fix memory card
Instruction
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First, consider the logic faulty. Flash card in this case will be recognized by the system as blank or not formatted. The recorded files will not be visible. Such a failure is the result of premature extraction of the card from the connector. Also, the cause may be a sudden power outage of the operating system. In the end, all documents will be in place, and the service table file system is corrupted. Thus, you will not be able to see the data stored on the media.
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To solve the problem, there are special data recovery programs. It is best to use EasyRecovery. However, the program may not always help solve problems. Sometimes, to recover important files on the flash drive, you must perform laborious "jewelry" work.
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To this kind of problem with the flash drive not occurred, it is necessary to use the "safely remove hardware" to complete the work with the media. Also do not need to pull the carrier out of the computer until the system considers the data from it.
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Special attention should be paid to mechanical breakdowns. After an injury the carrier may temporarily operate with virtually no failures. Failure of this kind occurs from careless attitude to the device. First and foremost is the damage to the body of the flash drive, then shifted to the separators, contacts, and lands the catch of the ban and write permissions. If cracked chip memory, the data in any case will be lost. In other cases, the need to recover the contacts, to carry out the replacement of damaged parts, to strengthen the USB connector, to repair or replace the housing.
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To avoid this problem, you must initially purchase a quality USB Flash, which are durable and not too slim. It is best to buy media in a one piece body. Popular flash drive with rubberized casing.

Advice 3 : How to repair USB flash drive Kingston

The treatment and recovery of flash cards, including Kingston, are produced using special tools. A normal format using the operating system tools in this case does not help. Depending on the recovery task, you will need different software.
How to repair USB flash drive Kingston
You will need
  • computer with USB port, Internet access
Instruction
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To restore files from USB stick use the program Flash Recovery Free, which is distributed free of charge. Allows to recover deleted files, digital images, video, audio and other documents. Install the program on your computer, insert the flash drive into the appropriate connector. Run the utility and select from the list the driveyou wish to recover files. In automatic mode the program will analyze all possibilities of recovering the lost information. Wait for a full scan. Then select the files for recovery and specify a path to save them. At the end of the restore process, check the files.
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Kingston USB flash drive equipped with a microcontroller SK6211. When incorrect operation the USB device will produce failures are different in nature. Damage to the driver microcontroller may be due to virus attack. For software repair drive which gives an error in the recording process or do not allows to save the information changed the amount of available memory, ceased to be detected by the operating system, use another free tool Repair_v2.9.1.1. Find using the search engine link and download the program. Remove all the operating drives of the connectors and insert spoiled. Run the program. Wait for the formatting process.
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In cases where USB flash is working, but data stored on it is important file, for example *.doc or *.xls, corrupt, you will need hardware data recovery. While the drive to understand, otpaivat memory chips, read its data in the dump using a hardware-software complex, correct the ECC error-correction. Then decode the resulting dump and create a valid image file, extract the container and mounted in a special program called TrueCrypt. Therefore, if the damaged data is important for the user, it is not recommended to restore their software.
Note
Self-service recovery flash drive software can reduce the chances of a successful hardware recovery.
Useful advice
To restore accidentally deleted data (photos and videos) using software use the following tools: F-Recovery for CompactFlash, F-Recovery for MemoryStick, F-Recovery for miniSD, F-Recovery for SD, F-Recovery for SmartMedia,F-Recovery for MultiMediaCard.

For testing and correcting errors in the firmware flash, you can use Flashnul.

Formatting the faulty drive can be realized by using D-Soft Flash Doctor Rus 1.0.3, etFlash Recovery Tool, EzRecover.
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