How to Recover USB Drive Showing No Data?

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“Hi need some help guys, today in my office I was planned to upgrade my Windows system; hence I copied all essential documents, project reports and some other data to my 32 GB USB drive. After upgrading my office computer I plugged in USB drive to restore files back to system, unfortunately I’m not able to find single trace of data. It’s an emergency guys I need those files at any cost, I don’t have any backup too. Is it possible to get files off USB drive showing no data? Can I restore data from USB drive on Windows system? If yes, please suggest me the way out to do so.”

Yes of course, you can recover data from an empty SD card or a USB flash drive showing no data or even dead, no matter if the USB drive is of Kingston, SanDisk, Transcend, iBall or any other make. You can even Before that if your files are hidden, follow these steps to check if files are hidden:

  • Find out the letter assigned to your USB drive and then run command prompt
  • After that change drive letter to your USB drive’s letter and press enter
  • Then to make your data unhidden type attrib “Folder name” – USB drive letter

After doing this you can see the data stored in USB flash drive in case files were hidden. Even after doing this if you can’t find the data. Don’t worry!!! You can restore data from USB drive that showing no data or even dead, by using reliable data recovery tools. Note that you don’t save any new data to USB drive displaying no data. You might wonder why your USB drive is not showing any data, it is because of virus infection, faulty hardware, etc.

An ideal solution to resolve your problem is Remo Recover..!

Remo Recover software is completely free from virus and it includes user friendly graphical interface, which helps you to recover data from USB drive showing no data in just few mouse clicks. It includes highly advance data recovery algorithms that perform rigorous scanning of entire USB flash drive to restore all missing / erased data. This is the most widely used USB drive data recovery software around the globe, as it posse 100% data recovery rate. The renowned Kingston USB flash drive data recovery tool recovers data from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 file system based USB drives. This software is highly compatible with all major versions of Windows operating system like Windows 2000, Windows 2002, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10. It also supports all brands of USB flash drives like SanDisk, HP, Transcend, Sony, Toshiba, etc. Recovers documents, audios, videos and other important data stored in USB drive in just couple of minutes. Remo Recover Mac edition enables you to perform dead USB flash drive data recovery Mac with maxumum accuracy and efficiency.

Things to Remember: -

  • Do not format USB drive, if not really necessary.
  • Avoid abrupt removal of USB flash drive while transferring data from system to USB drive or vice versa.
  • To access the USB drive faster, make sure to keep it safe from any kind of virus/malware.

Steps to recover data from USB flash drive that is not showing files using Remo Recover: -

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your Windows PC, then connect USB Flash drive and select "Recover Photos" option from main screen.

USB Pen Drive Showing No Data - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Then select USB storage drive and click “Next” button to begin scanning of drive by software.

USB Flash Drive Not Showing Data - Select USB Drive

Figure B: Select USB Drive

Step 3: After software completes scanning process you view recoverable data in two types of views i.e. “File Type View” and “Data View”.

USB Drive Showing No Data - List of Recoverable Data

Figure C: List of Recoverable Data

Step 4: Finally preview recoverable media files and save recoverable data to any destination location accessible to your host computer.

USB Flash Drive Not Showing Files - Preview Recoverable Data

Figure D: Preview Recoverable Data


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