With fix-ya's help I have recovered files I lost. however, I was told the file lost was caused by pulling out the drive without unmounting it first. how and what is the safe way to unmount/take out flash drives without damaging or losing data?
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All your files are still stored on the removable hard drive.They're just invisible or inaccessible.You can recover them with data recovery software. http://www.facebook.com/pages/Asoftech-Data-Recovery/290956907592436?sk=info I used this one to recover files from my formatted external hard drive and it worked. Anyway,you can download it and scan your removeable hard drive for free to preview whether you can recover your data. Hope this help!
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When a file is delete, it's still there on the drive, just as before; all that happens is that the file table marks it as free space and changes its name so it's no longer visible. There are a number of "undelete" utilities available, including several good ones, like asoftech data recovery that helped me before: http://www.asoftech.com/adr/
I used the program before, it helped me recover my files from pen drive. If it does not work, you may try quick format the pen drive and then use asoftech data recovery program to recover again your files.
Generally, when a file is deleted, only the visible reference to it is deleted. The file still exists on the HDD although you dont see it. If you want to recover this file, there are a lot of "Undelete" or recovery software that can accomplish this. However the most important step with any file
recovery technique is to avoid using the
drive that holds the deleted files. There is a good chance the file is
still present but if you use the computer, the possibility of file
File Recovery 4is a free program to recover lost files. All you do is download and Install the program on the computer – try to avoid the same drive as the deleted files. Follow the simple steps and fingers-crossed the
file can be recovered. It can undelete a lost file from FAT, FAT!6,
FAT32 and NTFS file system format. Plus it can finds partitions
automatically, even if the boot sector or FAT has been erased or
File Recovery 4 can also recover most common files
types. Even if part of the file is damaged and beyond recovery, you may
be able to get back some useful fragments - recovering half of a lost
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