All in all, they provided good service and all the promised. Hopefully not a widespread issue. Once rebooted did you plug the Cruzer back in? Is there a way to regain access? The Contour hasn’t embraced all of these advancements, however. I also appreciated the fact that SanDisk threw in a leather protective case with a key chain loop along with the flash drive.

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The cover trades the potential hassle of a lost end cap for the potential hassle of blocking a second USB port with its added width, depending on the configuration of the computer. If you’re a current U3 user and can’t live without it, then the Cruzer is the way to go. To open the drive you have to slide the plastic front backwards fully and slide it forward fully.

Time is of the essence! Message 3 of 8 2, Views Reply 0 Kudos 0. They will also send me two DVDs of data and the original usb drive. Is the machine a laptop or desktop? My daughter is in distress because all her work for this last college semester is on this drive which she has not backed up to her backup drive nor her working rented PC.

Since earlycapacities have climbed, prices have dropped significantly, and a flash drive’s size has become an even more significant factor with the rise of netbooksbecause spare USB ports are often hard to come by.

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Any way it was my choice to go for the priority recovery. Inc got back to me and said there was severe electrical damage and a broken usb connector on the drive. Last March, the 4GB SanDisk Cruzer Contour was our Editors’ Choice, thanks to its attractive design, competitive pricing, high performance relative to comparable drives at the timeand packaged software.

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Or could it just be a drive or software failure? Message 5 of 8 2, Views. The thing that really bothered me was the fact that once it was open and you tried placing it in the USB port, the connector would slide back into the casing. The Western Digital Elements has rarely been this cheap. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The Survivor clocked an average write speed of 3. I then took and inserted it into the usb on my own pc running Windows 7 as well and again the light did not come on nor appear on drive E:.

They compressed the data, emailed me some files to check out, and after payment and checking some files for corruption I received all the recovered data the same day as they confirmed payment.

This driver was in use with a word file opened and when my daughter tried to save it to the drive she noticed that the light on the drive was not on and the drive was inaccessible. Price and performance are two of the biggest factors to consider when you’re choosing a basic USB flash drive.


SanDisk Extreme Cruzer Contour USB flash drive 8 GB by Office Depot & OfficeMax

Act like your business depends on them by David Gewirtz. Very poor design, I returned it and bought another manufacturers drive.

All traces of the launcher and applications were quickly erased leaving me with space for my data and cpntour. DV Hardware – Privacy statement All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner. Surprisingly, the 32GB Contour’s performance was inferior to that of comparable cryzer, despite its high price and sleek, refined design. The SanDisk Cruzer Contour, which I would like to thank SanDisk for providing for review, is a great example of one of these premium drives.

All in all, they provided good service and all the promised.

DV Hardware review – SanDisk Cruzer Contour USB drive

Does anyone have any recommendations or ideas as to what may be the problem? It’s pretty feature-rich for an USB stick, one of the most special features is that it features a sliding USB connector that retracts into the body. Apple MacOS X Very crizer to hear you recovered all of your daughter’s files.

Hibernation mode on Windows based desktop machines has never been good as far as reactivating everything crjzer coming out of hibernation.