Rescue Word Documents from Memory Stick

“Hi there, I have installed Windows XP operating system in my computer. While accessing Microsoft Word Document from Memory Stick by connecting it to PC; I accidentally deleted folder from my Memory Stick, which contained Word and Excel files that were much needed to carry out presentation next morning. I am using Microsoft Office 2003 application; I would appreciate if someone can advise me any idea to recover those deleted Word files from Memory Stick.”

Word documents are famous and are known to almost every computer professionals, they can be created by Microsoft Word tool which is a Word processor. The most common versions of Word documents are Microsoft Word 2003, Word 2007, Word 2010 and Word 2013 are slowly gaining popularity among users. As these Word files are small in size almost in some Kilo Bytes, they can be easily moved and accessed on portable storage devices like Memory Sticks, flash memory cards, pen drives, portable hard drives, internal hard drives, SSD, iPods and many other devices on Windows system. Sometimes while accessing your Word documents from memory stick that is connected to the system, there are chances that data loss may take place.

What causes deletion or loss of Word documents from Memory Stick?

  • Virus or malware infection to Memory Stick causes deletion or missing of files including Word documents from Memory Stick
  • Deleting Word files along with unneeded files from Memory Stick leads to permanent deletion of files
  • Formatting Memory Stick unintentionally or intentionally for some purpose erases all files from its memory

Word Document recovery software

Use Recover erased files is powerful file recovery application that can help you to get back deleted or lost Word documents from Memory Stick on Windows system. You can go through step by step procedure provided in the next discussion which allows you to get back Word document from Memory Stick without getting stuck at any point. Other than Memory Stick, this Word file recovery software can restore data from USB memory stick, external hard drive, internal hard drive, SSD, iPod and other storage drives. It is possible to retrieve Microsoft Office files such as doc, docx, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, pst, ost, dbx, mdb; archive files (zip, rar, jar, sit) and other file formats from Memory Stick and other storage drives.

Follow the simple guidelines to recover Word document from memory stick:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery software on healthy Windows computer
  • Install the utility with help of admin account and then run the program
  • Click on ‘Deleted File Recovery’ or ‘Lost File Recovery’ based on data loss scenario
  • From next screen, select Memory Stick from where Word document has to be restored
  • Once Memory Stick has been selected, user can initiate Word file recovery procedure
  • As soon as Word retrieval process gets completed, user can view rescued list of files
  • Select Word document and save it on appropriate destination location on your computer

Handy Tips:

  • Maintain multiple copies of Word document on safe storage drive; they can be used if any file loss or corruption scenario takes place
  • Avoid using Memory Stick on different systems across network
  • Always cross check the Word document before deleting them from Memory Stick

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