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Retrieve Deleted Files from USB Drive

In this high-tech and fast-paced every single individual prefers using external USB flash drive storage to store important files and also to maintain a backup for some files. As these storage devices have tons of advantages it also has certain disadvantages at the same time. They are smaller in size and are portable so it can be carried to any place without any burden. They have the capacity to store huge data up to 2 TB. Some of the flash drives have a feature that allows up to 100,000 writes/erase cycles depending on the exact type of memory chips used.

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There is always a chance of deletion of data not only from Windows and Mac OS but also from an external USB flash drive. One can easily understand how heart-broken a person can be after he discovers that some of his business important documents that he saved in his storage media get deleted. There are many reasons behind such a situation. The point is how will you rescue USB flash drive data after accidental deletion? You must be thinking that you can retrieve them back from your Recycle Bin or Trash but in this case, it is not possible. You immediately need to use a reliable USB data retrieval tool.

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Have you accidentally deleted files from your USB flash drive? Did an anti-virus scan delete all your important stuff? Do not freak out! We shall look into a scenario in detail that can put the user in trouble. We often get queries from the user side that they themselves or their siblings have accidentally deleted their college project files. Sometimes even an anti-virus scan deletes important job search files from their storage media. The user is left behind in a situation craving to retrieve deleted files from a USB drive. This can even happen to Mac users and it becomes more frustrating for them because there are not many tools to overcome such hurdles in Mac series. This software has been designed using an advanced module that supports almost all OS including both Windows and Mac OS. Mac USB flash drive recovery is no more a serious issue.

Scenarios where you can use this tool to retrieve deleted files from USB drive:

  • Accidental Deletion: User often does this careless mistake. In a hurry for a business meeting or party, the user may un-awarely delete the entire folder instead of deleting a particular file from it by performing Shift + Del or Command + Del in their Windows or Mac OS. It can put the user into a panic-stricken situation as these files are not collected in their system’s Recycle bin or Trash.
  • Command prompt deletion: Some user prefers using their system command prompt to delete a single file or multiple folders from their logical storage device. While using the command prompt user may enter a wrong path name for a file to be deleted. One little mistake and it’s all gone. Users of Windows OS usually delete files from the command prompt using ERASE or DEL key.
  • Oversize Issues: Sometimes user’s flash drive gets filled up with all sorts of the documentary, media and picture files. When the storage device gets filled up and the user still tries to store some data into it, the recent data and files may sometime overwrite the older one resulting in data and file deletion. These files can be audio, video, picture archive, etc. However, by using a USB flash drive recovery tool you can retrieve lost files from flash drive easily with accuracy.
  • Accidental Format: Instead of formatting a drive D of their local system while the pen drive is connected to the computer, the user may unintentionally format their USB flash drive. This results in the deletion of several files and folders.

Other reasons can be virus/malware/spyware attack, power-surge issues, abrupt shut down of system while transferring files from or to the USB drive, faulty cut-paste operation, improper handling, unauthenticated third-party applications and many more.

Features of this toolkit:

This tool is a multi-functional kit as it works in all OS, and the user no more has to worry about how to regain missing files from a USB drive. It has a built-in deep scanning algorithm that helps to retrieve files within a fraction of time by performing a rigorous scan. Even if the user possesses a corrupted flash drive this software is the ultimate product as corrupted USB flash drive recovery is at your hand. You can download it from the internet and hence use its trial version for free.

Installation steps to retrieve deleted files from USB drive:

Step1: Download and install the trial version of this software in your system. Launch the program by double-clicking the desktop shortcut and then select “Recover Files” option from the main screen and proceed further.


Step2: After selecting “Recover Files” option, a new window appears. The new screen provides you an option to restore the deleted/lost files option. Select “Recover Deleted Files” option to retrieve all deleted files from external storage media and proceed to the next step.


Step3: Now, select the physical / logical disk image of the hard drive from where you want to start the data recovery process. As you select the drive, the software rigorously scans the entire disk image and recovers the data. You need to select the option Memory card to recover deleted files from your USB drive.

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Step4: If you are satisfied with the recovery process you can now “Preview” the recovered photo file and save the recovered file into a new destination folder by selecting the option “Save Recovery Session“.


Prevention Measures:

In order to avoid file deletion situation, it is recommended to maintain a backup for all important files. Once discovering that there is a file deletion on your system it is advised to stop using external storage media such as USB drives and not to perform any read / write operation to prevent file overwriting. It is also strongly recommended to use an external adapter or a UPS with your system to avoid power surge issues.

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