Accidentally deleted USB device while loading Win XP

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  1. Koufie

    Koufie Registered Member

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    While loading XP on my laptop (with my USB device installed), I accidentally deleted the partition of my USB :'( . Is there a way to get back the material I had on there?

    Thanks to anyone that can help me.

    Loukas
     
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    I pulled out an old copy of Norton System Works 2002 and it's scanning as I write this. At least it recognized that it had no partition and asked me if it should rebuild it. I hope it works. I'll let you know and thanks for your previous help.

    Loukas
     
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    Well, that didn't work. It scanned all the USB device and didn't find any DOS partition on it.
    In the words of Homer Simpson, "Dohhh"
     
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    Hi Wil,

    Thanks for your previous help.
    I think my current concern has turned to getting the USB (PNY Attache, 2 Gig) to actually work. No computer can actually format it. The PC sees it when I plug it in but can't view info on or format it. When I try to view it, it keeps saying to put a disk in. Did I delete something on the USB that is required for Windows to have?
    Went to PNY's site but didn't find anything that would help.
    I guess I can post a question with their tech support.
    Have you heard of anything like this?

    Thanks,

    Loukas
     
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    No, I don't have experience with PNY devices. They do have a toll-free support number.
     
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    Thanks.
     
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