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Help with usb memory stick


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Hi guys, I have a problem with a memory stick id really appreciate some help please. I recently bought a new PC and today i tried to transfer all my songs from the old pc to the new 1 using a usb memory stick. I cut the files from the old location and copied them to the memory stick - seemed fine. I then connected the stick to the new pc and for some reason the files contained in it seem to have become corrupted and lots were missing. The 15GB stick still registers as having almost 9GB used up, but i can only actually see a fraction of the files and some of the folders that have been moved that all contained different files now all seem to have the same mp3s in them

its really strange and also frustrating because now i dont have them anymore on the original pc because i cut them. Id really appreciate it if anyone could offer any suggestions to some software that i could try to rectify this problem

thanks in advance, aaron
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Try Recuva: http://www.piriform.com/recuva
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thanks for the reply broni, unfortunately i tried it but had no luck. if im honest i think the usb stick has malfunctioned and corrupted the data on it, i could be wrong but thats my guess

does anyone know if its possible to get the data back from the pc i cut it from, using some software maybe?

any help much appreciated
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have you tried running chkdsk on the drive from a command prompt

chkdsk ?: /r

? being the drive letter also there is a space after :

This goes through 1 to 5 checks leave it till it finishes it could take some time

TIP:

allways copy then delete if copy is OK

Edited by peter99, 02 March 2010 - 09:48 AM.

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