Corrupt Flash Drive Photo Recovery

Here is the step by step guide to recover photos from corrupted flash drives of various brands, such as SanDisk, Kingston, HP, etc., using Remo Photo Recovery Software. The tool also restores videos, audios and other multimedia files from damaged flash drive.

Finding difficulty to restore photos from damaged flash drive? No worries, here are the solutions.

  • Repair and Recover using Windows built-in check disk tool
  • Restore photos with the help Remo Photo Recovery software

Before opting any of the above methods, consider these tips. As soon as you realize that your flash drive is corrupt, remove it from the computer or laptop and keep it safely until you start the recovery or repairing process.

Method #1: Fix and Restore Photos from Corrupted Flash Drive

Follow the procedure mentioned below to access photos stored on damaged flash drive.

  • Attach flash drive to healthy computer
  • Right click on flash drive and press Properties
  • Select Tools tab and click on Check Now button
  • In the next window, select both “Automatically fix file system errors” and “Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors” check boxes
  • Hit Start button and wait until scanning process gets completed

Now, go to your flash drive and try to open it. If you fail to open corrupted flash drive even after scanning it using check disk tool, then use recovery software and safeguard your data.

Note- You can also use Remo Photo Recovery Software even before fixing flash drive using check disk tool. So that you can avoid any data loss crisis.

Method #2: Photo Recovery from Corrupted Flash Drive using Remo Recover

Remo Recover is useful in recovering photos and several other file types from corrupted flash drive. This Picture Recovery software is a great tool to perform file recovery from damaged memory cards, external hard drives, FireWire drives, USB Stick and iPods. One can use this tool even when you accidentally format your flash drive.

Tutorial to Recover Photos from Corrupted USB Flash Drive-

  • Download and Install Remo Photo Recovery software in your system
  • Click Recover Photos from the home screen recover photos from corrupt flash drive 1
  • Select Recover Lost Photos option in the following screen recover photos from corrupt flash drive 2
  • Select the USB Flash Drive from the list of drives and click Next recover photos from corrupt flash drive 3
  • Select the File Type for recovery and click Next - The software will display the data on the window at the end of scan recover photos from corrupt flash drive 4
  • Select the photos that you want from the recovered list and click Next recover photos from corrupt flash drive 5
  • Save the recovered files in destination location recover photos from corrupt flash drive 6

Additional Info: To retrieve data from flash drive or to get back data from SDHC on Mac use Remo Recover (Mac).

Features of Remo Photo Recovery Tool-

  • Scans complete USB flash drive in few minutes to retrieve deleted files
  • Recover all popular photo and several other file formats including digital RAW images
  • Powerful scanning algorithms helps to recover corrupted flash drive even in complex data loss problems
  • Restore files after formatting your flash drive or after reformatting it from FAT to NTFS or vice versa
  • Recovered data can be sorted based on the name, date, size and file type
  • Find option helps to trace a particular file based on the date, creation date, extension, size and file name
  • Supports USB flash drive recovery on Windows 10, macOS Sierra (previously Mac OS X) and their previous versions
  • Supports recovery from most popular flash drives like Kingston Data Traveler, SanDisk Cruzer Blade, Transcend Jet Flash, Lexar Jump Drive, Sony Micro Vault etc.
  • Supports corrupt flash drive recovery on both Windows and Mac operating system

Causes of Flash Drive Corruption

Improper ejection of flash drive: If you eject a flash drive suddenly from the computer it may lead to file system corruption on the flash drive. Such action may leave you with a corrupt flash drive with minimal chances of recovery of your photos.

Viruses: Viruses are the most common reason for corruption. Viruses can affect important files in flash drive, which may lead to data loss. It’s a lengthy task of fixing the virus and resetting USB drive for recovery of your data.

Application Error: An improper operation of the application for actions like photo editing or viewing may cause the file corruption on your thumb drive. Use of an external application needs caution for safety of the data, a minor corruption may lead to corruption in your flash drive.

You can safely restore data from flash drive by using Remo Flash Drive Recovery software. You can easily perform pen drive data recovery for your photos and other relevant files with this repair tool.

Related Information

Recover Photos after Camera Firmware Error
Digital cameras are embedded with its own operating system called the firmware. When the firmware gets corrupted the digital camera will either stop working or would function erratically. You might end up losing photos or videos that were on your camera. Read here a detailed procedure on how to recover photos after your camera gives firmware error messages.

Recover Lost Photos safter System Restore
When you reset your camera your data on it will be lost. Likewise if you run a system restore CD or DVD the data on your laptop will be lost as well. The same would also apply to devices like mp3 players and iPods. In case you have lost photos due to a system restore or factory reset operation and if you would like to recover data then use Remo Recover.

Recover Deleted Files from Transcend Flash Drive
Jet Flash drives are extremely popular USB drives from Transcend. Transcend also manufactures portable storage devices using SSD technology. These drives are used to carry data along, due to the portability you can take data on these drives anywhere and then use USB interface of any laptop or PC to access the data. If you delete a file from a flash drive and would like to recover it later, then read this section to understand details on how to perform deleted file recovery.

Compact Flash Card Recovery
HD media files are stored usually on Compact Flash cards due to their storage capacity and speed. Several devices use CF card for storing large video, pictures and audio files. You can recover files that are deleted from CF card and also recover files that are lost because of corruption or accidental formatting. This page provides you details on how to recover data from CF cards.

Recover Mac Files from USB Drive
Mac users also uses external USB drives as they come in very handy. If you use a Mac laptop or a Mac desktop and you want to recover files that are either deleted or lost on the USB drive, then read this section in detail to read about Remo Recover Mac and various steps involved in recovering files from USB drive using your MacBook.

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