USB drive data recovery: How to recover data from USB flash drive?
Hello, I have a flash drive with data sored in it and one day when I tried to access my files, it poped up a message saying I needed to format it and now I cannot access the data even though in the properties you can see the disk is full. How can I recover data from USB flash drive? Please help.
USB flash drive data loss is common. Following are some common reasons that may cause your vital data loss in the USB flash drive:
- Accidently format USB flash drive
- Virus attack
- Power surges & electro-static discharge
- Not properly remove the USB flash drive from the computer
- Accidently delete files from USB flash drive
- The USB flash drive displays RAW file system or 0 bytes in Properties.
- Windows may ask you to format the USB flash drive when accessing it.
Please download and try a program called M3 Data Recovery, it is a free data recovery software which can help recover deleted files from USB flash drive, recover lost files from USB flash drive, recover files from formatted USB flash drive, recover files from RAW USB flash drive, recover data from USB flash drive because of other data loss reasons.
Freeware to recover lost data from USB flash drive
Step 1: Download and install free USB drive data recovery software: M3 Data Recovery on your computer.
Step 2: Connect USB flash drive to your computer and then run M3 Data Recovery software.
Step 3: Choose the Data Recovery module.
Data Recovery: Recover deleted files, recover data from formatted drive, RAW drive, inaccessible drive or recover data lost due to hard drive crash, virus attack and other unknnow reasons.
RAW Drive Recovery: Quickly fix RAW drive and then change/convert RAW to NTFS/FAT32 without data loss.
Bitlocker Recovery: Recover data from Bitlocker encrypted drive, including deleted or lost Bitlocker encrypted partition.
Step 4: According to the recovery module you select at Step 3, follow the wizard to recover lost files from USB flash drive.
Besides data recovery from USB flash drive, M3 Data Recovery also can recover data from hard drive, memory card, memory stick, CF card, SD card, micro card, external hard drive, etc.
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