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I was using Rufus (on Windows 10, Laptop) to create a bootable Windows 7 USB installer. Then bootable process has been completed successfully. But when I tried to boot it on another PC (Desktop) it won't boot. Even no USB has been detected. Now this pendrive can't be shown on any computer. Is it possible to fix this?

Edit: The USB drive doesn't show up in Disk management. In Disk manager it shows "Disk 2, Removeable (H):, No media).

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    They're not usually worth the effort once they start to error. Just bin it & get a new one. – Tetsujin Mar 5 at 14:54
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    It is very unlikely the software itself caused this hardware failure. Hardware failures are very rarely caused by software. Be sure you try more than a single machine before you toss the drive. – Ramhound Mar 5 at 14:58
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    Possible duplicate of Rufus Damaged my USB. Windows can not detect USB – Ramhound Mar 5 at 14:58
  • Not duplicate. My pendrive shown in Disk Management. Shows only drive letter but shows "No media". – ZN Shawon Mar 5 at 15:57
  • Sometimes formatting can cause a usb stick to become unusable or unformatable again. When this happens if in Windows I can always get it to reformat in Linux or vice versa where it works again. So maybe try a live cd of Ubuntu or Fedora and try to format it again. If that won't work then see if its still under warranty. – CmosBattery Mar 6 at 3:44

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