A USB flash drive is today’s most preferred removable and rewritable storage media. Because of its portability and durability features, it has been widely used to carry data in secure and encrypted manner from one location to another. A large amount of data can be stored in USB flash drive. The data stored in USB flash drive is less susceptible to loss than a floppy disk.
However, like other storage media, such as hard disk, USB flash drive can also be encountered with data loss due to following well-known reasons:
- Accidental files deletion from USB flash drive
- Malicious virus infection
- Accidental formatting of USB flash drive
- Corruption of USB flash drive
Due to any of the aforementioned reasons, you can loss your valuable data. Therefore, it is always suggested to maintain backup of the data stored in USB flash drive somewhere on other storage media. However, recovering data lost due to previously mentioned reasons is not a tough task but precautions always being taken. When a USB flash drive is corrupted, your computer system finds it unable to read the data stored on it and displays the following message:
Drive could not read. Needs formatting
After reading the message, most of the users format the USB flash drive, which results in data loss. On the other hand, sometimes, when you attach the USB flash drive to your system, anti-virus/anti-spyware installed on your system marks some files suspicious if they contain any information that can harm your computer system. At that time, anti-virus/anti-spyware prompts to quarantine/remove the file, which also results in the data loss.
Whatever is the reason for data loss whether virus infection, accidental deletion, or formatting, you can easily recover the lost data. In fact, the files removed from USB flash drive are actually not deleted but just marked as deleted because of which you cannot view them. Until the files marked as deleted will not be over-written by other files, you can recover them with little efforts.
Data lost from USB flash drive can be easily and perfectly recovered using Kernel for FAT and NTFS – USB Flash Drive repair and recovery software. The software repairs the USB flash drive if corrupted and recovers data with full accuracy. In case, the USB flash drive is not corrupted but you lost data due to accidental files deletion, virus attack, or formatting then Kernel for FAT and NTFS is best solution to recover lost data in no time.
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