Understanding the causes of data loss & how to recover files from USB flash drive
Although USB flash drives are very reliable and durable storage devices, they are not exempt from common problems such as data loss. As a matter of fact, data loss issues are extremely common and hence arises an important need to recover data from flash drives.
Here is a list of factors that results in data loss on USB flash drives:
Yes, it is possible to recover data from a USB flash drive. To successfully carry out lost & deleted data recovery from USB drive, you have to follow some simple instructions mentioned below:
STEP 1: STOP USING THE FLASH DRIVE IMMEDIATELY
It is recommended that you STOP using the USB drive on which data loss has occurred. Using the device further will overwrite data and drastically reduce the chances of a successful USB data recovery.
STEP 2: DETERMINE THE CAUSE OF DATA LOSS AND RECOVER DATA FROM USB ACCORDINGLY
To start with, try to determine the cause of the data loss. Depending on the reason for your data loss, refer to the corresponding solution for USB flash drive data recovery.
Case 1: If you have deleted files on USB flash drives
If you have accidentally deleted files on the USB flash drive, then don't scratch your head thinking how can i recover deleted files from USB. Just remain calm, and utilize Remo USB Drive Recovery utility to recover deleted files from USB flash drive in three quick & easy steps. It can recover deleted files from USB flash drive very efficiently. Refer the next section to know how can you recover deleted files from a flash drive using Remo.
To recover data from USB flash drive, download and install Remo Data Recovery Software on your computer and follow the below mentioned instructions:
Important Note: Do not Save the recovered data from USB on to the same drive this will overwrite the data and might result in permanent data loss
Case 2: If data loss on USB drive is due to corruption or bad sectors, then run CHKDSK
If data loss on your USB is due to corruption or bad sectors, then run CHKDSK to recover files from USB. To run CHKDSK,
The recovered files from CHKDSK are saved in a folder called FOUND.000, created in the USB drive. These files can be recovered using UnCHK.
NOTE: CHKDSK may not be successful always in fixing corrupt USB drive and recover your files completely. If this is the case, Remo Recover is an ideal choice to recover files from corrupted USB drive. It is the best choice to fall back on as it is tailor made to retrieve data from corrupt USB, USB turned RAW etc. Download the Remo USB data recovery software and get back lost files from USB now!
Case 3: Recover Data from USB Drive Without Software
Yes, you read that right, though it doesn’t guarantee you to get back data from USB drive, there is no harm in trying to recover data from USB using CMD. Refer to the next section to know how to recover data from USB drive without a Software.
The advantage of using Remo Recover is that it leaves no stone unturned while recovering files from USB flash drives. It can recover documents, PDF’s, notes, images, music, videos or really any type of file.
Remo Recover can also be used to recover files from Sony flash drives and other brands like SanDisk, Corsair, Samsung etc. It can also be used for SanDisk Extreme Pro recovery, SanDisk Extreme recovery, SanDisk Extreme Pro Deluxe recovery.
To recover data from USB without a software you will have to make use of the Attrib command in CMD. Follow the below mentioned instructions carefully:
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