How to restore files on a flash drive?

Sometimes we have to face such problem when important files on a flash drive become inaccessible. This can happen for different reasons: accidental deletion or formatting flash drives, power surge, virus hit on a carrier or an incorrect extraction of the latter. If files have been accidentally deleted, you do not need to rush to format the memory stick, so how to restore them later will be even harder. And if after all, formatted, you should not rush to record new data.

Restoring files on a flash drive

Restoring files on a flash drive

Primarily for data recovery on a flash drive, you must restart the computer. If this method does not help, then you need to remove the stick, only be properly through the “Safely Remove Hardware”, and then reconnected. In a situation, if it does not work, you need to do to scan removable drives (“My Computer” – right click on the icon flashes – “Properties” – “Tools” – “Run scan”, click start and wait for the check).

Well, if you do not help, and such methods, you will need to use special programs. These programs operate on two principles. Programs of the first type is the file header and its contents, but not reduced. The second type – gather information about the file and build a hierarchical structure of folders and files. The choice of a program depends on the particular situation. Thus, to restore the files by using the following programs: Recovery Toolbox for Flash, Recuva, SuperCopy, Undelete Plus, Unstoppable Copier and others.