Get Back Data from USB Flash Drive Not Working

“Hi all, I have USB drive which I use frequently to transfer data from my office computer to my PC at home. Yesterday when I connected USB drive to PC, it was not working. I had transferred few important files to flash drive to work at home; also I have deleted them from computer at office after transferring them to flash drive. Please help me with a way out of this problem. Data saved on not working USB drive is very important to me; Is there a way for recovering inaccessible data from pen drive? Please help me with your helpful suggestions; thanks in advance…”

USB Pen drives are portable data storage devices and you can plug them to USB port to read/write data. At times pen drive may stop working all of a sudden as in above case. USB drive may stop working due to any reason as listed below:

  • When USB flash drive is severely infected by virus, malware or spyware threats, then its file system can RAW and it stops working
  • Using USB drive on incompatible devices or computers may logically damage Pen dive, which may not work anymore
  • Errors while formatting USB drive like sudden system shutdown, removal of flash drive and incorrectly formatting it could render format errors or it might stop working
  • Removing pen drive abruptly from USB ports of computer gradually degrades its performance, which finally stops working at one point of time

Due to any of the above given issues, if USB thumb drives, SSD drives, or memory cards like SD card suddenly stops working then do not neglect scanning them with proper antivirus software upon connecting to PC and also safely eject from computer. However, in the absence of updated data backup, users can get back lost data from not working USB drive by employing competent USB flash drive data recovery software.

Software for retrieving data from not working USB drive:

Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software enables you restore data from pen drive which is not working due to unanticipated causes. This program can retrieve photos, RAW images, videos, audios, MS Office documents, archive files, application files, animation files, email files and other file formats from not working USB flash drive on Windows OS. In addition, it can also retrieve data from failed flash drive, corrupted, damaged, inaccessible, dead, RAW or not recognized USB flash drive in simple steps without consuming more time. This USB drive data recovery tool can be used for restoring data from pen drive which stopped working and manufactured by Transcend, SanDisk, ADATA, HP, Sony, Kingston, PNY, EMTEC, Toshiba, etc. This tool can support Windows Server 2003, Windows 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 OS.

Note: Data can be retrieved from USB drive that has stopped working due to logical failure but not because of physical damage.

Procedural steps for extracting data from pen drive not working:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your computer and install it
  • Connect pen drive which is not working to the system on which you installed software
  • Run installed software and click on “Lost File Recovery” option from main screen
  • Select icon of flash drive and click on “Next”
  • Choose file types that you want to restore from flash drive that is not working and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning pen drive and displays result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select any recovered media file such as photo, video and audio file and click on ‘Preview’ option to view it
  • Browse location you like on your computer hard drive to where you want to save recovered files from USB drive and click on “Save” option

Advices:

  • Keep backup of important data of pen drive on computer hard drive or external torage drive, because it can restored in case of data loss
  • Do not use pen drive on incompatible devices and computers in order to avoid corruption of its file system