All too often, we would suffer from destructive data loss due to various reasons which brings great inconvenience in our daily life. In the following, I’m to share my personal experience on how I recover my files from USB drive.
It was 5 days ago that my computer warned me there was no USB drive recognized when I connected it to PC. Terrible! I just stored same important documents on it. I had no choice but to find a trustworthy third-party tool to recover lost files on USB drive.
Which software to choose to recover my files
Honestly speaking, there’re many data recovery software available on the market, but more or less they have limitations. Taking everything into consideration, finally I decided to give Card Data Recovery a trial, which supports restoring photos, videos, music, PDF, NTFS and other more than 300 file formats
It is fully compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP and supports recovering lost files whatever cause it, like accidental deletion, formatting, virus corruption, etc. Moreover, it has a corresponding Mac version: Card Data Recovery for Mac that allows me to recover my files on Mac.
How I retrieve my files with Card Data Recovery
So I downloaded the free trial version and the following are the detailed steps for how I retrieve my files with Card Data Recovery.
Step 1: Get ready with Card Data Recovery
First of all, download the software to PC and launch it after installation. Make sure to download the right version.
Step 2: Select files types and specify hard disk location
Select file types that you want to recover and click “Next” to choose the location where once stored your lost files, i.e. Desktop >> My Documents.
Note: If you want to recover files from removable media like external hard drive and USB flash drive, remember to connect them to PC before Step 2.
Step 3: Preview and recover photos/Videos/Music/Documents to PC
Click “Scan” and after a while, it will list display all scanned photos, videos, music, documents, etc. by file type, folder structure and time. Then those you want to restore and click “Recover” to retrieve deleted files from My Documents.
Within minutes, I recover all lost files to computer. What’s more, I find that Card Data Recovery is extremely comprehensive that also supports retrieving deleted files from SD card, USB flash drive, pen drive and other removable media aside from USB drive.