Erased File Recovery from Flash Drive

A flash drive is a storage device which makes use of a flash memory to store and transfer data in most of the electronic devices like laptop, mobile, camera, etc. A flash drive is a solid state drive technology which unlike conventional hard disc drives has no moving parts and works much faster. Flash drives can be used as an external storage device or a portable USB drive or even the main storage drive in some extra small laptops like palmtop, notebook, etc. A flash drive may be accessible directly through a USB port attached to it or through a USB cord. It can even be stored inside a notebook, cell phone or a mobile media device. Most flash drives have a built-in USB port used to connect them to some other device in order to transfer data between them. Mac Recover Deleted Files Software is a data recovery software that can restore all your deleted files from flash drive. It can not only recover deleted files from flash drive but even it recovers lost or missing data from flash drive with greater ease.

Flash drives are also used to store backup of important files from your computer and other electronic devices. The main advantages of a flash drive are its mass storage capacity and capability to work with almost all electronic devices. The storage capacity of a flash drive ranges from 16MB to 256 GB which make it suitable to store backup of large files from your system. Although flash drives are less susceptible to damage as they have no moving parts like traditional storage devices, still they can lose data due to some common reasons.

Common Data Loss Scenarios in Flash Drives are:

  • Unintentional Delete: Files from flash drive may get deleted due to actions like unintentional deletion of an important file while attempting to delete some other files.
  • Improper Formatting: Formatting a flash drive without taking the backup of important files and folders from it, results in the loss of important files from flash drive.
  • Improper Reformatting: Use of non-reliable third party software to reformat the flash drives sometimes result in deletion of all the data present in the flash drives.
  • Virus Attack: One of the frequent reasons behind deletion of files from flash drive is virus attack. Files may get deleted during the scanning of flash drive by anti-virus software.
  • Improper Handling: Data from the flash drive may get deleted due to abrupt system shutdown or abrupt removal of flash drive while transferring data from system.

If you come across any of the above situations then you might be definitely looking for a way to recover deleted files from flash drive. Though the files are logically deleted from your flash drive, still there are chances that you can get those files back because the files that are deleted from your flash drive are not permanently gone. When you delete the files, only the index pointing to the location of the file is deleted. Physically, the file is still present on your flash drive and can be recovered using file recovery software. This data recovery software guides you how to recover deleted files from flash drive in an easy way. It supports deleted files recovery from flash drive on computers running both Mac and Windows OS.

This software has an advanced scanning algorithm, using which it scans and recovers all types of data files, audio files, videos files, image etc deleted from SD, XD, MMC, Memory Sticks, USB external drives, FireWire drives, etc. Once recovering all the erased files is finished, you are facilitated to view all the recovered files before saving them at your desired location. It can also recover deleted images from memory card with various picture formats like JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, GIF, etc. To restore deleted files from flash drive you can use the demo version the software.

Steps to recover deleted files from Flash drive:

Step 1: Download Deleted File Recovery Software and launch it. Select the option "Recover files" from the main screen to start recovery of deleted files from flash drives.

Mac Recover Deleted Files - Main Screen

Fig 1 : Main Screen

Step 2: Now, select "Recover Deleted Files" option from the next screen

Mac Recover Deleted Files - Recovery Mode Selection Window

Fig 2 : Recovery Mode Selection Window

Step 3: select the flash drive now and then click on the “Next” button to start the data recovery process. Once the process is over, view the recovered files using Preview option

Mac Recover Deleted Files - Preview Session

Fig 3 : Preview Session

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