SOLUTION TO RECOVER DELETED DATA FROM PEN DRIVE
Pen Drive or commonly known as USB flash drive is a portable data storage device which means it can be easily moved from one place to another place. Due to its compact pen shape design it is called Pen Drive. They are mostly used to back up or transfer important files such as photos, videos, documents etc. Pen Drives have huge data capacity and high data transferring speed that’s why they replaced old data storage devices such as floppy disk, CDs, DVDs.
Pen Drives consist of small circuit board in a plastic or metal body and use technology named as EEPROM (Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory).However Data loss from a Pen Drive is very common and occurs in some situations such as:
- Accidental deletion
- Unintentional formatting of pen drive
- Transferring data from one device to another
- Virus affected pen drives
- Physically damage pen drive
- Corrupted RAW file system
STEPS TO RECOVER DATA FROM PEN DRIVE BY USING ATTRIB COMMAND
These are several steps which helps to retrieve data from Pen Drive:
- Connect the pen drive to a Windows system
- Type cmd at the Windows search box located at the bottom-left corner
- With Ctrl + Shift keys pressed, hit Enter key
- When prompted, grant permission by clicking Yes to launch Command Prompt as an Administrator
- On the Command Prompt, type attrib –h –r –s /s /d f:*.* and hit Enter
- Open the pen drive and check if you’re able to see your files
HOW TO PROTECT DATA ON PEN DRIVE-additional help
- Good Habit: Grow a good habit of using pen drives like don’t eject pen drive suddenly as it can help in reducing the risk of data loss and also extended the life span of pen drive.
- Backup: Back up your files regularly. It is necessary because it eliminates the chance of data loss. One can back up the data in pen drive by manually copying files, using free backup software or syncing to cloud storage.
Above steps can reduce the risk of data loss from Pen Drive and help to restore deleted files. Once file is deleted then it is very challenging to retrieve it so it is advisable to seek professional help from known Data Recovery Company. At Data Recovery Vision, our experts ready to help you 24/7. For more information regarding Pen Drive Data Recovery call us today at +1-800-915-5457.