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What can I do with my old not working USB flash drive? Answered

Basicly what the title says... It's a normal USB... And no more info there is to give.

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scistone
scistone

9 years ago

I'd take it apart, see how it works, then use it for something else electronic that you want to store data in.

Othewise, find the funniest way to blow it up and see what happens.

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lemonie
lemonie

10 years ago


Drill a hole in it and make it into a key-ring / ear-ring. Or see what it does in a microwave oven.

L

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scistone
scistone

Answer 9 years ago

OR PUT IT IN THE OVEN INSIDE A COOKIE!

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scistone
scistone

Answer 9 years ago

MICROWAVE IT!

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HeyJD
HeyJD

Answer 10 years ago

Are you asking me to put it in a blender!?

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

www.willitblend.com

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scistone
scistone

Answer 9 years ago

LOL THAT IS SO FUNNY!

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HeyJD
HeyJD

Answer 10 years ago

Waoh that's awesome!!!! You made my day!

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

do NOT try this at home.

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HeyJD
HeyJD

Answer 10 years ago

Why did you put the "not" in capitals??? Oh it must be an error I'll remove it from your sentence... So you said "do try this at home." OK!!! SURE!!!

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frollard
frollard

Answer 10 years ago

It's all about getting the emPHAsis on the correct syllAble. (or in this case, words)...I encourage you to bloend it, just don't come crying to me when your glass blender shatters because thers ceramic parts in the thumb drive :D

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dombeef
dombeef

10 years ago

How about you solder off the led and the usb adapter to use in a different project

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HeyJD
HeyJD

10 years ago

Hmm I got an email saying I had to choose a best answer... When I've basicly got no good answer... what should I do

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dombeef
dombeef

Answer 10 years ago

Wait a while until you find one

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GrotBox
GrotBox

10 years ago

Repair it! Unless it's been water damaged, it most likely has stopped working due connection issues caused by physical damage. If you can't fix it, then you could scavenge the connector and LEDs from it.

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HeyJD
HeyJD

Answer 10 years ago

Basicly why it's not working is because the connector got damaged too much that it broke off... I don't think I can fix it because I took it a guy who knows electronics and fixing things. He had to use nano soldering to get it fixed... and a few days later it broke again!

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Kiteman
Kiteman

10 years ago

Use it to wedge up the leg of a wobbly table?

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orksecurity
orksecurity

10 years ago

Not much. If it's dead, odds are that there aren't parts worth recycling except, possibly, the USB connector.