WHAT is a crash of a USB-stick?
Kees asked you, "What, by the way, is a crash of a USB-stick? Did you try it on another PC?"
You answered, "Tried the USB Flash Drive on Multiple PC's but it didn't work and the best part is that the USB Flash Drive was absolutely new. Bought it and used it just this week."
What do you mean by "it didn't work"?
If what you mean is that it doesn't show up when you plug it in, that is something that you can fix. However, it is rare that it wouldn't show up on multiple PC's.
If you are not getting a drive letter, if THAT is the problem, then follow the steps below:
1) Right-click on My Computer
3) Disk Management
4) Scroll down on the bottom panel until you see your flash drive
5) Right-click on the drive and choose, "Choose Drive Letter and Paths..."
6) Assign a drive letter
HINT) On one of my flash drives, I assigned it to drive Z, and I did that on each of my computers. On my next one, I assigned it to drive y on each computer. Then, on my external hard drive which I have partitioned into 3 drives, I have it assigned to drives u, v, and w. What that does is it makes it so each time I plug it in, it would always have the same drive letter and that letter is never re-assigned for anything else.
If you have turned off your computer, even just once, since you made that cut and paste job, then I don't think you can ever recover the files, nor would the expensive data recovery service be able to, and that is especially true if you have defragmented your hard disk. Next time you need to transfer files from one disk to another, use Copy/Paste, and then Delete--because of what just happened to you. It's not always safe to use the cut/paste method because if something goes wrong with the "copy to drive", then it is erased from the "from drive" and you cannot always retrieve the data.
I hope that it is just the USB drive not registering and that all you need to do is to assign a drive letter. Just follow the steps above and that will fix it.
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