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Micro cruzer doesn't power on

By Vikt1989
Feb 23, 2009
  1. My Micro cruzer doesn't seem to power on is there any way to get my files of of it i really need these files can anyone help??
     
  2. swwelsh

    swwelsh TS Rookie Posts: 34

    try a different usb slot, or try it on a different computer. The drive gets power from the port
     
  3. Vikt1989

    Vikt1989 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ya i know but i think something got loose inside and now it doen't power on so the pc doesn't pick it up!! And i tried on a different computer!!
     
  4. swwelsh

    swwelsh TS Rookie Posts: 34

    "something got loose inside"
    Not good. I think you are out of luck, no way to open it up without breaking it, and there isn't anything in there that can be fixed, as far as I know
     
  5. xehqter

    xehqter TS Rookie

    Assuming you don’t mind voiding the warrantee you can open the Cruzer Micro’s fairly easily. If you think it’s a loose USB connector you can check that the solder joint didn’t break, if so resolder it.
    If that doesn’t work the data may be recoverable by a data recovery shop specializing in NAND memory. Unfortunately some controllers on the cruzer micro’s encrypt the data stored in NAND memory making it very hard to retrieve the data.
    You can get a list of controllers on my site:
    http://www.aplusperfect.com/sandisk-cruzer-micro-recovery

    If it’s on the non-recoverable list your likely out of luck.
     
  6. Vikt1989

    Vikt1989 TS Rookie Topic Starter

    ok cool thanks for the link!! Hope fully they can help!!
     
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