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How can I access the contents of a lock-out password-protected USB flash drive?

I have a password protected Cruzer U3 flash drive. When trying to access the data contained on this drive, I typed the password incorrectly, and it is no longer prompting me for a password. I cannot ...
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16GB SanDisk USB drive became 2x64MB

I used a SanDisk Cruzer Contour 16GB USB 2.0 drive for almost 5 years, but one day it just turned into two 64MB drives. Windows even recognize two separate devices Tried formatting, messing with ...
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USB memory stick presents as two storage devices

I have a USB memory stick that, when inserted into a computer, appears as two devices. The first is a CD-ROM drive and the second is a normal USB mass storage device. dmesg gives the following: ...
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How to unlock and remove a protected partition from Prestigio USB stick?

I have one of those fancy schmancy devices, which is given to me by a frustrated friend of mine. Device is a Prestigio Leather 8GB It identifies itself to Linux host as: Bus 001 Device 006: ID ...
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Remove ISO9660 Extension

I have an ISO9660 thing on my MP3 player and I can't seem to get it to be removed. Do you guys have any idea?
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formatting USB partition with CDFS

I recently bought a Sandisk Cruzer USB drive. Part of the drive (6.66 MB) is formatted with CDFS and shows as a CD drive. Why do they do this ? Is it to protect the software on that part of the disk ...
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What is this U3 that came with my new USB drive?

I just purchased a new 16GB Sandisk Cruzer USB drive, it has drive that it mounts called U3. It is windows only and I downloaded the Cruzer utilities for mac to remove them. The thing is I have no ...