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 from USb drive not showing files. 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 drive that is not showing its data using Remo Recover: -

Step 1: After installing the trial edition of Remo Recover software on your computer, run the application. Now, connect the USB drive to the system via USB Port and select “Recover Partitions” option from main screen. Then, choose the USB drive from the list of available drives in the system, and clicck Scan button

USB Pen Drive Showing No Data - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: After the completion of scanning process, the software displays all the partitions in the USB drive. Now, Select the drive from where you want to recover files and click Scan button to start scanning the USB drive

USB Flash Drive Not Showing Data - Select USB Drive

Figure B: Select USB Drive

Step 3: Now, the software scans the selected USB drive partition to recover files. Once scanning is completed, all the recoverable files will be displayed on the screen. You can view the files in either Data View or File Type View

USB Drive Showing No Data - Recovered Data View

Figure C: Recovered Data View

Step 4: Prior saving the recovered files, you can preview the recovered files one by one using Preview option

USB Flash Drive Not Showing Files - Preview Recoverable Data

Figure D: Preview Recoverable Data

Step 5: After previewing all the recoverable files, and if you are happy with the recovery results, you can activate the software to save the recovered files

USB Flash Drive Not Showing Files - Save Recoverable Data

Figure E: Save Recoverable Data


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