Restore Data from USB Showing No Media in Disk Management Error

How to recover data from USB drive when it says 'no media in the disk management' error? Don't worry, if this is the case, Remo Recover software comes to your help to get back all your data from the faulty USB drive. It recovers and allows you to preview the recovered files before you purchase it. Download the free version here!!!

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

  • Press Windows + X and click on Disk Management
  • Right-click on the drive you wish to change the drive letter.
  • Then choose Change Drive letter and paths > Change
  • Then click on ‘Assign the following drive letter’, assign one that you want to use and confirm your choice. This will change the drive letter of the selected drive.

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.

  • Press Windows + X and click on Control panel
  • Change the view to small icons
  • Go to Troubleshooting > Hardware & Sound > Configure a device

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?

About Remo Recover Software:

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:

  • Works with Windows XP, Vista, Windows 2003 up to Windows 10.
  • A variant of the software called Remo Recover Mac is available for Mac users. It supports all versions of Mac OS including the latest High Sierra
  • All major brands of USB drives such as Kingston, SanDisk, Transcend etc. are supported
  • File systems such as FAT16, FAT32, NTFS etc. are supported
  • Supports RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5) arrays

Steps to recover data from USB drive saying no media in disk management error:

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.

  • Double click on the shortcut icon created after installation process.
  • From the main screen, select Partition Recovery
  • Select the drive from which you wish to retrieve partitions
  • After scanning process is complete, a list of partitions are displayed
  • Select partition from the list
  • Once recovery is complete, a Preview option is provided to view the files
  • Then save the file to a desired location

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.

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