Retrieve Deleted Files from USB Stick on Windows 7

USB stick also referred as USB Flash drive / Thumb drive, is used to store and transfer files from one computer to another. It is available with storage capacity such as some Megabytes to Gigabytes. Due to its portable nature you can carry data anywhere. The enormous features of USB stick replaced CDs and Floppy drives of old age.

While using USB stick user may commit mistakes like deleting files accidentally, etc. Once files are deleted from memory stick, it won’t go to Recycle Bin and gets removed permanently. In such case, if deleted files doesn’t contain any important data then nothing to worry about it. If it contains any official data or information then you may have to give a thought.

Relax!! You can get back deleted files from USB stick easily by using relevant file recovery software. Bulk of file recovery tools are available today to restore erased files from USB flash drive. If you want to use effective and result oriented software, then use Yodot File Recovery. Before going to know features of this software just know some common reasons that may cause deletion of files from USB stick:

  • While removing needless files from memory stick on Windows 7 system, you may select useful files unknowingly
  • Confusion while name conversion of same files in two folders, you may remove files which were never supposed to delete
  • During transfer of files from USB stick to Windows 7 system if you do sudden cancellation then files may get deleted from it
  • Use of unauthentic antimalware program to scan USB stick may sometimes result in deletion of vital files from it

Best features of USB stick file recovery application:

Yodot File Recovery is efficient software to regain deleted files from USB stick on Windows 7 system. This utility does not alter original data during file retrieving process. It can get back various file formats such as DOC, DOCX, XLS, XLSX, PPT, PPTX, PDF, archive files from USB flash dive on Windows 7 system. User friendly interface of this program makes even non technical user to restore his/her deleted files from Pen drive on Windows 7 system without any difficulty. Addition to USB stick, it can get back files from other removal storage devices like memory card, external hard disk, SSD drives etc on Windows 7 system. It can also perform file recovery from virus infected USB drive and other storage media. Apart from Windows 7, it is compatible to retrieve deleted files from USB stick on other versions of Windows operating system such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

Procedure to get back deleted files from pen drive on Windows 7:

  • First connect USB stick to your Windows 7 system from where you need to retrieve files
  • Then, download Yodot File Recovery software and install it
  • After that run it in order to start recovery process
  • From main screen of this tool you will get two options such as ‘Deleted File Recovery’ and ‘Lost File Recovery’, choose ‘Deleted File Recovery’ option to restore deleted files from USB stick
  • Then it will display list of drives or partition present in your system, select the one which represents USB stick
  • Next, software will starts scanning process and displays recoverable files
  • From next screen you can view the recoverable files in two different views like ‘data view’ and ‘file type view’
  • Make your selection and then click on “Next” button
  • Finally, save restored files in a desired location rather than source drive (Same USB stick)

Tips to Follow!!

  • Use “Eject” option while removing flash drive from system
  • Never eject USB stick during the file transfer process
  • Never store new data in USB stick after deletion of files to avoid data overwriting

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