Thursday, March 14, 2013

How to Fix That USB Flash Drive Not Working on Any Computer

Cases That USB Flash Drive Doesn’t Work in Any Computer

Sometimes, data may get lost from USB flash drive due to human error, system errors or other reasons. Now let us see some cases that are related to USB drive data loss.

1. I don’t know how it happens but my USB flash drive doesn’t work in any computer. I have tried to connect it to several different computers but the problem is the same. Is there any advice that I can get data off the flash drive and save them to my computer?

2. I think my 8GB USB flash drive has stooped working since it doesn’t show up on My Computer. There is no light on my flash drive when I plugged it to my computer. Is the flash drive broken? Do I still have chance to retrieve all my important data from the flash drive?

Chances of Data Recovery from USB Flash Drive
Download the Following Software to Recover Data
#1 Data Recovery
Software to restore data off usb drive, memory card, pen drive, hard disk, external drive etc.

How to use: best disk recovery software for step by step guide

#2 Data Recovery Software
Another chance for you to recover data from disk, card, external etc.   
How to use: Windows data recovery steps

#3 Data Recovery for Card USB - recover data from card/usb

How to use: memory card recovery tutorials 

Generally speaking, there are two situations that would cause USB flash drive not work on your computer. When you try to perform data recovery on your USB flash drive, you should make sure that your flash drive is not physically damaged. If flash drive is physically damaged, it is impossible to recover the lost data. You may go to the manufacture of the flash drive to see if they can help you solve the problem. If it is some other reasons such as virus attack, improperly plug out flash drive when you are transferring data into the drive, unexpected power off, etc; you have a good chance to perform data recovery with USB recovery software

Perform Data Recovery from USB Flash Drive Step by Step
Step1, get the USB recovery software from its site. Install and run the software on your computer. You will see the interface of this software.
Step2, select the recovery module and begin data recovery.
Step3, wait when the software is scanning for the lost files.
Step4, preview and recover found files.
The whole data recovery process will only spend a short time since the software can scan for lost files quickly. When the data has been recovered, you can’t save them to the original flash drive and had better backup all important data. 

Information about USB Flash Drive
USB flash drive brands - >>
Silicom, SanDisk, PNY, Sony, Toshiba, Siliconer, Kingston, Patriot, OSCOO, LC, Digital China, Lenovo, Buffalo and more.
USB flash drive capacities - >>
1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB.

Advantages of USB flash drive - >>
* It is small and convenient to carry
* It has a large capacity to store lots of data
* It is less prone to fragile when you fall it on ground
* USB flash drive is not expensive 

Useful tips when you use a USB flash drive - >>
When you want to plug out your flash drive off your computer, you should remove it safely. Otherwise, it may cause data loss on the drive or even make your flash drive not work.  

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