“Please help, I have lost few important files from USB. Last night, I copied some documents from office system to my USB device. However, all company PC’s remain virus infected most of the times; so before using I scanned the USB drive in my system. Later, when I accessed the drive, I came to know that few files from USB had deleted. I think the antivirus program removed the infected files, may be that software was not suitable. Now, I am very much afraid because those files had some crucial data and no one has its back up. So, if anybody knows some prominent solution, please refer me.”
Nowadays, usability of various USB ports has enlarged that increase the danger of file deletion more due to virus intrusion. In fact, after seeing the increased popularity, numerous companies are launching USB of larger capacity, this year. Mainly, it is used for transferring files easily and effectively. Even after acquiring these many advantages one can’t guarantee cent percent data safety. Apart from non-trustworthy antivirus, various situations can erase your precious data from USB drive. Some of those reasons are mentioned below:
• Files unknowingly removed from USB drive instead of recycle Bin directly go delete
• Any sort of interruptions while transferring files from USB to system drive using cut and paste method
• Improper power off in your system, when files of USB drive are still in use may delete those accessed files forever
Tools to recover files from virus infected USB:
Yodot File Recovery is most effective application that can help you in recovering data from a virus infected device. It has the ability to scan and search more than 300 file types in minimum time. It enables user to bring back deleted or lost data from various brands of USB drives such as Transcend, HP, SanDisk, Sony, Kingston, Lexar and many other based on their unique file signatures. Along with USB, this software facilitates to get back data from external hard drive, internal hard drive, memory cards and other storage drives. To avoid overwriting of files, the application prompt a message to prevents you from saving the rescued files back to the same storage drive from which you are retrieving information. This software is compatible with almost all latest versions of Windows OS such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003.
Steps for recovering USB drive data:
Firstly, connect your USB drive to your Windows system -> next, download here and install ‘Yodot File Recovery’ software into your system -> Run the recovery program and select ‘Delete File Recovery’ option -> In next screen, you can see the drives present in your system. So, choose USB drive from list to proceed further -> Later, you can see different file types so choose specific file type of required data otherwise click on “Skip” to select all the file types by default -> after that, application scans your USB drive and list out recovered files in either ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’ -> Finally, you can save restored files to any of the preferred location on your system.