Dead Flash Drive Recovery Mac

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Dead USB drive data recovery on Mac

Flash drive not responding on connecting it to Mac system? It might be dead!!! This is one of the most horrible things that can happen with flash drive users. This can make one pay heavy price, if it holds important data, which in most of the cases it does. Since flash drives are cost effective, small in size and easily accessible most of the Mac and other operating system users tend to store their important file in USB drive, so that they can access their data whenever they finds a need. But in some unpleasant situations these drives may turn inaccessible and fails to get recognize by your Mac system, result in a huge problem to deal with. Well rather going deep with the issues, which these flash drives creates when these get dead, let’s get to know what technically dead flash drive means and how to recover information from dead flash drive on Mac.

Since we all know flash drives are those magical things that allow us holds huge amount and help us to carry it along by providing portability. You need not to use any third party application in order to use these USB drives, as these gets automatically detected by installing necessary drives. These drives make use of flash memory and have a file system just like your computer hard drive, which help in managing data efficiently. But when file system of these drives get corrupt and operating system fail detect these drives, then it is said that flash drive is dead. After which connecting flash drive to Mac makes no response and lead to data crisis.

What makes flash drive dead?

Here are some of the common reasons due to which flash drive may get dead.

  • Improper use of portable drive such as ejecting without applying “safe remove” option
  • Frequently formatting flash drive without any reason
  • Unnecessary changes made to file system of flash drive
  • Severe virus infection, etc

Is it possible to recover data from dead flash drive on Mac?

With Remo Recover one can restore lost files from dead portable drive on Mac, as this fantastic software scans the system thoroughly and recognize dead flash drive even if you won’t see it in Mac browser. Since this application is loaded with extremely effective recovery modules and capable of retrieving data from unrecognizing flash drives on Mac. Moreover, Remo Recover is rated as best tool for dead USB drive data recovery, as it is recommended by many industries and home users. Since this software is designed with very detailed GUI, therefore even non technical users can perform recovery of data from inaccessible flash drive on Mac without any experts help. In addition, you can also use this application as data recovery software for broken external hard drive to retrieve data from all popular hard drive brands.

Note: One can only perform dead flash drive data recovery, if flash drive gets detected in Mac disk utility.

Superb traits of Remo Recover..!

  • Has caliber to get data off on Mac OS X from dead USB drive, inaccessible hard drive, non mounting volumes and other storage mediums
  • Quickly scans the entire drive for lost, deleted and missing data using unique signature of files by executing signature scan
  • Allow you to sort recovered data by name, file size, file type and date
  • Works incredibly well with almost all popular brands of flash drives and all versions of Mac OS X



Steps to execute dead flash drive recovery Mac:

Step 1: Download and Install the demo version of the software on your Mac system and launch it to open main screen as illustrated in figure 1. Before this make sure that dead flash drive is connect to Mac system and select "Recover Volumes/Drives" option.

Dead Flash Drive Recovery Mac - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Here, you have to select "Volume Recovery" as illustrated in figure 2.

Retrieving Data from Unrecognizing Flash Drives on Mac - Select Volume Recovery

Figure 2: Select Volume Recovery

Step 3: From the next window select the flash drive from which you need to recover data as illustrated in figure 3.

Recovery of Data from Inaccessible Flash Drive on Mac - Select Flash Drive

Figure 3: Select Flash Drive

Step 4: Once the recovery process is completed, the list of recovered partition data will be displayed.

Dead USB Drive Data Recovery - Recovered Data

Figure 4: Recovered Data

Step 5: Save Recovery Session for saving entire recovery process hence you can avoide re-scanning of the flash drive, in future.

Get Data off on Mac OS X from Dead USB Drive - Save Recovery Session

Figure 5: Save Recovery Session


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