Rescue Files from Centon DataStick Pro 16GB Flash Drive

“I use Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive to store and share my office files and project documents. Recently I gave my DataStick USB flash drive to one of my colleague; when she returned my pen drive it was empty. She was asked me apology, because she accidentally formatted the DataStick 16GB flash drive while copying files from the device to Mac system. I have all my essential files and folders in it. Is it possible to restore files from formatted Centon DataStick 16GB USB flash drive?”

DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive is introduced by Centon Electronic Ltd. Centon is well known producer of USB drives bulkily and its one of the most used USB flash drive is DataStick Pro. It is most preferred USB device by users due to its small size, 16GB storage capacity and lifetime warranty. But this doesn’t imply that this DataStick Pro USB flash drive is free from data loss, because files and folders stored in this device will go missing or get deleted at any point of time as mentioned in above scenario. Let’s see some of the common reasons for file loss from Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive:

  • Human Mistakes: Human errors like mistakenly deleting files from DataStick Pro 16GB USB drive is one of the primary reasons for removal of files from that device
  • Mishandling the device: Using same Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive on different operating systems or ejecting the USB flash drive abruptly may lead to loss of files
  • Virus infection: Hazarders like virus / malware attack on Centon DataStick Pro USB drive can result in its file system corruption or formatting error and in turn results in data loss
  • Interruptions: You might lose files that are getting transferred due to interruptions like power failure or removing the device while transferring files from DataStick Pro 16GB flash drive to system

Centon DataStick Pro 16GB flash drive recovery software:

The files lost or deleted from Centon DataStick Pro USB devices can be successfully restored with the help of proficient file recovery software i. e Yodot Mac File Recovery. The tool supports to bring back erased and missing files such Word documents, presentations, ZIP files, media files and many more from Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive in efficient way on Macintosh machine. Not only Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive but it can also recover Sandisk Cruzer USB flash drive, iBall Penpal USB 3.0, LaCie 16GB RuggedKey USB 3.0 flash drive and from many other flash drives. The application even recover files from other storage device like hard disk drives, portable HDD’s, pen drives, memory cards and many more. The software is compatible to run on Macintosh systems installed with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion operating systems.

Procedure to rescue files from DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive:

  • Download Yodot Mac File Recovery application and install the software to a Mac system
  • Plug in your DataStick Pro 16GB USB drive to that computer
  • Launch the tool and stick to the on screen instructions
  • Use “Deleted File Recovery” option to restore your removed files or use “Lost File Recovery” option to get back lost files form Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive
  • The program scans the computer and displays all the logical and external devices (Centon DataStick USB drive)
  • Select the partition which represents your DataStick Pro 16GB flash drive and click on “Next” button
  • The utility starts the scanning process and shows all your erased or missing files from the selected drive
  • Mark the files and folders which you would like to regain
  • You can also preview the retrieved files before saving
  • Finally, save the rescued files to your desired destination location but not onto the same Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive

Mandatory tips to be followed:

  • Keep DataStick Pro 16GB USB drive away from storing new files and folders to avoid data overwriting
  • Backup files of high importance on more than one storage device
  • Do not eject Centon DataStick Pro 16GB USB flash drive abruptly while accessing or transferring data