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Flash drive not working
\015 Hi i was transfering some data over to my sandisk cruzer 4.0gb flash drive, when the computer froze my friend turned of the computer now i have lost everything, and the u3 icon that appeared before on desktop with the flash drive icon dont, now instead (this was done on mac) a box appears with initalise ,comes up which takes you to disk utility(if click ok) but wont let ya fix it. doesnt work on my windows com either. Is it beyond the bin?\015
Yeah your going to need to get a new flash drive!
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