I have a USB stick plugged in my PC, which is running Windows 7.
- In 'Computer', it won't show up.
- In 'Disk Management' (
diskmgmt.msc) it won't show up (but sometimes it will).
- But in 'Devices Manager', under Universal Serial Bus Controllers, it is showing up.
- When trying to format,
When plugging in the USB stick, the light on the stick starts to flash, plus the USB stick is listed on the Devices Manager screen, its properties can be viewed. The stick is detected as USB stick, but it is not seen as storage disk (not mounted).
I've tested it on multiple PCs and they're all saying the same.
How can I make the USB stick work again? Recovering the data on the stick is not in the scope of this question.