Flash drives are the most used portable storage devices which are available in the range starting from few MBs to 1 TB. These flash drives usually use flash storage support, which stores all your data much faster and integrated with USB interface so that it can be easily connected to your system without facing any issues. As these flash drives are small in size, they are considered as portable and can share data with other systems very conveniently.
Users can store different types of filers such as photos, videos, MP3 files, Word documents, PowerPoint files, and many more files in flash drives and access them whenever they needed. Adding or removing files randomly from the flash drive and using the flash drive on multiple systems can corrupt its file system making it inaccessible for users. As a result of this, data saved in flash drive becomes inaccessible.
Possible reasons that lead to corruption of USB flash drive are:
- Unexpected shut down of the system due to sudden power outage, while transferring files from flash drive to system or vice versa can easily lead to corruption of the flash drive. Abrupt removal of flash drive from the system during any file transfer process also leads to the corruption of the flash drive.
- USB flash drive easily gets corrupted when it is severely infected by virus or malware threats, as a result of which data saved in the flash drive gets blocked to users.
- Using the same flash drive on multiple systems may sometimes show you format error message due to the corruption in its file system. This will lead to loss of all your data from flash drive, when you format it in order to get free from errors.
Apart from these reasons, there are plenty of factors behind flash drive corruption. Therefore, to avoid such scenarios, it is required to have proper backup of all your flash drive files on your computer or in some other storage media. In case, if you have failed to backup your files and come across any of these data loss scenarios then how will you perform file recovery from corrupted flash drive? Relax! No need to get upset, through File Restore software, you can manage to restore data from corrupted flash drive after it gets corrupted. This tool has special scanning algorithms inbuilt in it, using which it recovers files from corrupted flash drive within few simple steps. After recovering files from defective flash drive, you are enabled to preview all the recovered files before restoring them in your desired location. The Mac version of this software can be employed to retrieve erased files from hard drive of MacBook, MacBook Pro, MacBook mini, MacBook Air, etc. on all latest versions of Mac operating systems.
Features of this software:
File Restore is considered as the most prominent application to recover files from corrupted flash drive under all scenarios. This tool supports file recovery from corrupted flash drive on systems running with Mac and Windows operating systems. On completion of data recovery process, all the recovered files can be arranged on the basis of file name, file type, file size, and date. Moreover, it supports file recovery from corrupted flash drive which is formatted with either FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, ExFAT, HFS or HFSX file systems. Besides, corrupted flash drive it has potential to retrieve files from formatted external hard drive, memory cards, pen drives, FireWire drives, and many more.
Simple Steps to Restore Files from Corrupted Flash Drive:
Step 1: Install this software on your computer and plug the corrupted flash drive to it. Launch the software from the desktop icon and select "Recover Photos" option from main screen.
Fig 1: Main Screen
Step 2: On the next window, select your flash drive from the list of logical drives and click next to start scanning as shown in fig 2.
Fig 2: Select Flash Drive
Step 3: After scanning process gets over, you can see the list of recovered files in "Data View" or "File Type View".
Fig 3: List of Recovered Files