Best Data Recovery Software for Flash Drives

Recover Flash Drive Data

Memory cards and USB drives are commonly called as flash drives. These are the main source of storage mediums in various digital equipments like mobile phones, digital cameras, camcorders, etc. to store vital files like photos, documents, audios, videos and other data. Flash drives are most widely used devices to store and share data as they are portable and have high data storage capacity. Nowadays these flash drives are capable of storing certain GB’s of valuable data. But data stored in these drives might go missing due to variety reasons.

How data is lost or deleted from flash drives?

There are numerous instances in which you encounter data loss from flash drives, let us consider a circumstance where in you lose files from flash drive. Suppose you have saved some important files in a flash drive and wanted to copy those files to a Windows system. Hence you plugged it to the Windows computer and selected files that you were interested to copy. Unfortunately instead of selecting copy option you clicked on delete option which erased files directly from flash drive. As you have deleted files directly from external flash drive, erased files did not get stored in Recycle Bin. Under such situation you may question yourself like how to recover data from the flash drive?

Stop thinking about your lost data; it can be recovered using flash drive recovery software. Therefore unless and until you are done with the recovery, don’t save any new data to the flash drive because it will occupy the space in which deleted files were saved and makes it impossible to recover. To avoid these instances in future it is advisable to be careful and watchful while performing any operations on flash drives.

Most common flash drive data loss scenarios are listed below: -

  • If file system on flash drive gets corrupted it leads to severe data loss.
  • Harmful virus / malware infections to flash drives causes loss of data.
  • Improper handling like abrupt removal of flash drive from devices results in loss of vital files.
  • Usage of same memory card on different devices sometimes leads to loss of essential files.

To Restore Data from Flash Drive use Remo Recover

Remo Recover is capable of recovering data from various flash drives like memory cards (SD / XD / MMC / CF), USB drives, etc. in just few mouse clicks. It includes highly sophisticated data recovery algorithms that perform deep scanning of entire drive for all missing or erased files on flash drives. This utility has the ability to recover data from broken USB and also revive data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 file system based flash drives. It facilitates an option to sort the restored files on name, size and date. This utility is highly compatible with all major versions of Windows operating system like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8 etc.

Points to Remember: -

  • Think twice or thrice before deleting data from flash drives.
  • Avoid unnecessary formatting of flash drives as it might become unreadable.
  • Always make use of “Safe Removal” option to eject flash drives from your computer.

 
 

Recovery of flash drive data using Remo Recover software: -

Step 1: Connect flash drive to Windows system and launch Remo Recover software, then select "Recover Drives" option from main screen.

Flash Data Recovery Software - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After choosing suitable option select the drive representing flash drive and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Flash Data Recovery Software - Select Drive

Figure B: Select Drive

Step 3: On completion of scanning process you can view list of recovered files in two types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Recovery of Flash Drive Data - Recovered Data

Figure C: Recovered Data

Step 4: Finally preview recovered files and save them to any desired location accessible to host computer.

Retrieve Data from Flash Drive - Save Recovered Data

Figure D: Save Recovered Data