If a USB drive shows ‘No media’ in Disk Management, it means the computer is unable to communicate with the drive. It appears to the computer as an empty drive. As a result data on the drive cannot be accessed.
To troubleshoot the issue, try connecting the USB drive to a different USB port. If it doesn’t help, you can change the drive letter or check if there is any issue with the hardware. The steps are described as follows.
1. Change drive letter
2. Troubleshoot hardware issue
There is a chance it could be a hardware issue. Connect your USB drive and run the hardware troubleshooter by following the steps below.
If there are any hardware issues, the tool will fix it for you. If the issue still persists, you will have to format your drive. Formatting however clears all data on the drive and prepares it for use. Hence, it is best to back up your drive before you format. But how do you backup data from inaccessible drives or drives which display an error when clicked on?
Remo Recover offers comprehensive data recovery solutions. It can be used to recover data from inaccessible, corrupt and RAW drives. Remo Recover uses powerful algorithms to scan your drive sector by sector and retrieves data. The tool is equipped with a read only feature, so your original data is not altered during recovery.
In addition to recovering data from USB drives, the software can also be used with internal and external hard drives, memory cards and other storage devices.
Compatibility of Remo Recover tool:
It is a simple to use software which performs data recovery efficiently. To start with, download and install Remo Recover on your system and follow the steps.
What if you have formatted your drive?
You may have formatted your drive upon encountering an error message or accidentally and you don’t have a backup. What to do in such situations? Again Remo Recover to the rescue. The software can also be used to recover data from formatted drives. Recover data from USB after formatting explains the steps in detail.