Recovering Data from Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size

“I encountered a problem on my Kingston pen drive, the device is detected but not showing files and folders stored in it. And when checked its properties it is specified 0 bytes size in used space and free space. What steps should I take to access data stored in my Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size? Please give any idea! Thanks in advance.”

One of the most unacceptable things about your Kingston pen drive is its false memory utilization that too when it shows 0 byte size memory consumption, though you have stored huge amount of valuable data similarly as mentioned in above scenario! Nothing to worry! You can access hidden data from on your Kingston pen drive, which showing 0 bytes size. Go ahead for required solution!

Why Kingston pen drive shows 0 bytes size??

If a Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size on system or any other device, then you cannot access its data. Well, 0 bytes size both in used as well as free memory space problem might caused due to many factors. Generally, this type of situation could be originated by malicious viruses attack, formation bad sectors, file system corruption or RAW file system, improper ejection or repeatedly connecting / disconnecting the device to/from host device and many other reasons.

Solution one can undertake when Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size:

In this situation the only way to reuse your Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size is by formatting the device. As formatting of Kingston pen drive will erase complete data preserved in it, you can go for fine data restoration software such as Yodot Hard Drive Recovery.

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is ultimate data retrieval software, which helps you to restore data from Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size on Windows system. You can get back various file formats such as Word files, PPT files, excel files, ZIP files, RAR files, PDF files and many more from Kingston pen drive. Along with Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size, this application has the ability to recover data from corrupted pen drive of various other brands like SanDisk, Hitachi, HP, Sony, Samsung, etc within few mouse clicks. Even, it has ability to bring back data from memory cards, hard drives, portable hard drives, SSD drives and so on. This program can be used in Windows system running with various versions of Windows operating systems include Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2008 and Windows server 2003.

Simple steps to recover data from Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size:

  • Download and install Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility to a healthy Windows system
  • Connect the Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size to that PC through USB port
  • Setup the program and follow to the on screen steps
  • Main screen displayed with two options “Partition Recovery” and “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” options
  • Choose “Formatted/Reformatted Recovery” option to restore lost or missing data from Kingston pen drive showing 0 bytes size
  • The software scans the entire Windows computer and shows all the partitions or drives including external drives connected to that system
  • Choose the device drive which specifies your Kingston pen drive
  • This tool scans the Kingston pen drive and displays all the restorable files and folder from it
  • Next, mark the files which you want to extract back
  • At last save the rescued files to your desired location on system or other storage components, however not to the same Kingston pen drive to avoid data replacement

Instructions to be considered:

  • Avoid using Kingston pen drive on unauthenticated device to prevent harmful virus attack
  • Make use of intended options while disconnecting Kingston pen drive from system or other devices