Free USB Recovery Tool to Recover Files from USB Flash Drive

Updated on June 17, 2021

Have you ever lost your important files from USB flash drive, memory stick or the flash disk? If so, then don't worry! Here's a free USB recovery solution to recover deleted and lost files from USB drives. If the files lost or deleted on the USB drive are not overwritten with new files, then there are high chances of recovering the files from the USB drives. Yodot File Recovery software retrieves all your files from USB drive within no time. To know how to, just keep reading..!

Reasons That Can Cause Critical Data Loss On USB Drives

  • Unintentional Deletion: Users often delete their files accidently from USB flash drive. Files deleted from USB drive does not get stored in the Recycle Bin or a Trash folder.
  • Format: Formatting the USB flash drive containing your important data either accidentally or intentionally without backup. USB drive is also purposefully formatted to make it free from corruption and formatting errors
  • Virus Attack: Deadly virus or malware attack on the USB drive can hide or delete the files on the USB drive.
  • Improper Ejection: Removing the USB drive while transferring data between USB device and computer or vice versa can also lead to data loss on the USB drives
  • Other Reasons: Other reasons that causes loss of data from USB drive include power failure, system shut down, electro-static discharge, file system corruption and many more

NOTE: The important thing to remember during data loss on the USB drive is that immediately stop using the drive in order to avoid overwriting of the files. If the lost or deleted files on the USB drive are overwritten with new files, then it's highly impossible to get back the lost files.

How To Recover Deleted or Lost Files From USB Flash Drives?

Yodot File Recovery is one of the finest file recovery software to recover data from your USB devices, no matter how you lost it. The software uses advanced built in algorithm to identify and recover all your lost and deleted data from your USB device. It not only recovers data from USB drives but also restores data from formatted internal hard disk, memory cards, external hard disk and many other storage drives.

Steps To Recover Deleted or Lost Files From USB Drive With Yodot File Recovery Tool

  • Download and install Yodot File Recovery software to your desktop / laptop
  • Connect the USB device to the system and let it get detected
  • Launch the software and follow the main screen procedure
  • Two options will be displayed on the main screen “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Choose the option based on your data loss scenario
  • The software scans and displays all the logical and external drives(USB) present on the system
  • Select the USB drive and click on “Next” option
  • The software scans and displays all the recoverable files in two distinct view types; “Data Type” and “File Type”
  • Switch between the two view type which eases your search
  • Preview the files and save the recovered files to your desired location. But not on the USB drive which might result in overwriting

Things to Remember:

  • Do regular backup of your USB drives before performing any delete
  • Immediately stop using the USB drive after format operation 
  • Make use of an updated antivirus program to delete virus and malwares
  • Use “Read-only” option to protect your important file

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