Hi, I have saved many essential data in USB memory stick for which I do not posses any back up. I connected card reader containing memory stick to computer through USB cable to transfer those data. Unluckily, my memory stick became inaccessible on desktop and I have no idea what has happen. Is it possible to retrieve data from USB memory stick on system? Please help me out!!!
USB Memory Stick is used as portable storage media on different devices. Most popular manufacturers of memory stick are SanDisk, Sony, Kingston, Transcend, Lexar and many more. Memory stick is available with unique physical shape and storage capacities. However, sharing data from memory stick to system or any electronic device may lead to loss of data in numerous ways.
Various reasons that cause data loss or deletion from USB memory stick:
- Unintentionally or intentionally formatting USB memory stick leads to deletion of all data present in it
- Using unsafe antivirus application to scan for virus threats on memory stick can remove affected data without user notification
- Accidentally erasing files from memory stick device while performing any task will bypass Recycle Bin and gets lost completely from that memory
- Abrupt removal of USB memory stick from computer will lead to data loss
- Trying to save data even when memory space is less on memory stick can lead to data loss
Do not panic about lost or deleted data on memory stick. Getting back those data from memory stick is not a difficult task for user. Here is a simple solution for restoring memory stick data using prominent recovery program.
USB Memory Stick recovery software:
File Recovery is a promising application to retrieve data from USB memory stick. Using this tool, you can restore documents, basic media files and other erased, missing or hidden files. Along with USB memory stick, it can get back data from SD card, XD card, CF card, hard drive, pen drive, etc. on a system. This utility can retrieve files from storage drives formatted with FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NFTS, NFTS5 and ReFS file systems. This program supports all Windows operating systems namely Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.
Procedure to restore data from USB memory stick:
Download and install File Recovery on healthy Windows system and connect your USB memory stick to it. Visit here. You will get two options after launching the software in main screen namely ‘Deleted File Recovery’ and ‘Lost File Recovery’. Just select the appropriate option and select the drive that represents memory stick from where data have to be restored. Now allow it to scan that memory stick. Then view retrieved files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’ and save recovered files to new destination location.