Who can read a plain memory chip from a thumb drive Tags: Chip USB Drive Memory Windows XP Last response: November 25, 2009 4:59 AM in Windows XP Share McClain November 24, 2009 4:28:22 PM I have a thumb drive that the dog thought was a chew toy. I can plug it into a USB but no go. most supporting chips are broken but the main memory chip looks fine. anyone know of a company who can remove the main chip and read it? More about : read plain memory chip thumb drive Anonymous a b } Memory November 25, 2009 4:37:23 AM If you can find the same model of stick, dismantle it and try to unsolder your chip and replace the chip on the new stick. Or find a friend who has the necessary soldering skills -- that may be tough because surface mount technology now makes it much harder to fix electronics. m 0 l MrLinux November 25, 2009 4:59:14 AM You can't; Flash is organised in blocks, the status and arrangement of the blocks will be held in the flash control chip, without that information the data is just garbage. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources My laptop will not read my thumb drive Forum It is possible to transfer the memory chip of flash drive to other same flash dr Forum How to format a read only memory flash drive Forum How to format a read only memory flash drive Forum Who makes the actual memory chips used for desktop memory? Forum Who Uses Samsung And Winbond Memory Chips? Forum My Eee pc used to open external memories with the adapter on drive F:, now i t reads must be formatted, but it won't format? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !