PNY Attache Data Recovery

Did you lose your data on the PNY Attache USB drive? Wondering how to recover data from a PNY flash drive? In this article, we will discuss how to get back your data from the PNY USB stick using the USB recovery tool by Remo. Download the tool now and start recovering your data in a hassle free way.

Written by John Harris, Updated on June 12, 2023

I have recently bought an 8 GB PNY Attache USB flash drive for data portability. Yesterday, when I connected it with my system, suddenly a message displayed indicating to format the connected USB drive. I formatted the USB drive without thinking about the data stored on it. Anyhow, I have lost my data. Is it possible for me to recover my data from the PNY Attache flash drive?

- A User Query from Quora

Yes, it is possible to recover your lost data from a PNY attache USB drive. If you have encountered a similar issue and formatted the drive then don't worry. When you format USB flash drives, data stored in it will not vanish permanently. Instead data resides in drive only but you will not be able to access them because its access pointer is removed from table entry and its allocated memory is also freed to store other data. In this article, we will discuss how to get back the data from the PNY flash drive.

How to Recover Data from PNY Attache USB Flash Drive?

Method 1: Recover Files from PNY USB using Recycle Bin

If you have accidentally deleted your files from an PNY pen drive then the first place to look for is in the Recycle Bin. Now you will be wondering that there is no Recycle Bin on any USB drive. Then your assumptions are wrong. There is a Recycle Bin located on every USB drive, but it is hidden. Follow the ways to locate the Recycle Bin on PNY USB based on the file system it is formatted with.

  • On FAT file system you need to go to the location \RECYCLED
  • On the NTFS file system you need to go to the location \RECYCLER (excluding Windows Vista OS).
  • On the NTFS file system you need to go to the location \$Recycle.Bin.(for Windows Vista OS).

Method 2: Restore Data from PNY Attache using File History

This method will help you recover lost data only if you have enabled the File History and if your USB drive included the backup. Follow the steps below to get back the data from the PNY memory stick.

  • In the Search Bar type File History and select Restore with File History.
  • Now select the files which you want to restore and click on the Restore option.

As discussed above this method only works if you have already enabled the File History method. In case you have not enabled the File History method then we recommend you to utilise the USB recovery tool by Remo.

The Remo Recover tool is built with a Deep Scan engine that can help you recover data from a PNY USB flash drive. The tool can recover more than 500 file types from USB drives of any brands like SanDisk, Transcend, etc.

Method 3: Recover Data From PNY Attache USB using Remo Recover

  • Download and install Remo Recover on your Windows and connect your USB drive to it.
  • Launch the tool and click on the Scan option.
  • click on the scan option

  • Now the Quick Scan will get completed within seconds and the Deep Scan will be initiated automatically.
  • The recovered files will now be displayed. You can double click on the recovered files to Preview it.

    click on the preview

  • Finally, select the files which you want to restore and click on the Recover option.

click on the preview

How to Fix Corrupted or Damaged PNY Attache USB?

Before we head to fix a corrupted PNY Attache USB drive first check if the drive is getting recognised or not. If not then try connecting the USB drive to the other USB port.

Fix 1: Enable the PNY USB in BIOS

Sometimes you disable the USB in BIOS due to safety reasons. Check if your USB drive is disabled in BIOS, if yes then Enabled it.

Fix 2: Install Latest Windows Update

Sometimes if your Windows is not updated, you might face difficulties with USB not getting recognised on Windows properly. You need to check if your Windows is up-to-date.

  • Go to the Search box and type Windows Update.
  • Now click on Check for update option.
  • See if your Windows is updated with the latest update.
  • Select the latest update and click on the Scan.

Now the Windows will get updated, check if your issue is resolved. If not, try fixing the issue using the Error Checking tool.

Fix 3: Run Error Checking tool

  • Go to the File Explorer and Right-click on the PNY USB drive.
  • Now select the Tools tab and select Check option.
  • Now select the Scan Drive option.

Once the scanning is completed, see if you are able to fix the PNY USB drive. If still you are unable to fix the corrupted PNY flash drive then the only option left is to format the drive. Formatting the drive might result in data loss. Hence we recommend you to take a backup in advance. In case you have not taken the backup then you can make use of Remo Recover to get back the data safely from the PNY flash drive.

Reasons Behind Data Loss on PNY Attache

  • Any interruptions while transferring the data might result in data loss on the PNY flash drive.
  • Accidentally deleting the files from the PNY USB.
  • Malware or virus intrusions might result in corrupt PNY drives.
  • Abrupt removal of PNY while it is performing read and write operations.
  • Accidentally formatting the PNY drive might result in data loss.

Tips to Avoid data loss in PNY Pen drive

  • Do not expose your PNY USB flash drive to heat and moisture.
  • Utilize updated antivirus applications and scan USB drives regularly.
  • Backup essential data in other storage devices.
  • Avoid downloading any files from unreliable sources.

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