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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

How To Repair a Corrupted Pen Drive

Corrupted Pen Drive Data Recovery

Can somebody tell me how to recover data from a corrupted pen drive?

Hi! There! In your case, the resolution can differ from your distinct situations.
Technologically speaking, the corrupted pen drive can cause two types of damage to the pen drive: physical damage and logical damage. The bad sector, the broken drive or even the smashed drive, etc, these are all physical damage.

If your pen drive is logically damaged, there are plenty of recovery programs that can help you. A recovery program always can help one restring data from the logically corrupted drive. But not all recovery programs can be efficient enough to restore your data completely and successfully. Therefore, I would like to advice you several useful data recovery programs for your choices.

Download the Following Software to Recover Data
#1 Data Recovery Software to restore data off usb drive, memory card, pen drive, external drive etc. How to use: best disk recovery software for step by step guide

#2 Windows Data Recovery Another chance for you to recover data from raw disk 
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#2  must try recovery software

#3 Data Recovery Utility - recover the most files from card/usb 
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 How to use: memory card recovery tutorials 

If your pen drive is physically damaged, there is nothing you can do to save your data. However, the logical damage is quite different, even composedly.  

You can recover your data from logically corrupted pen drive as below:
1.       Recover your data.
You are supposed to download free memory card recovery program to your computer or PC and apply it to restore your data.The recovery program can also help recover files from corrupted memory stick and other device.
2.       Format the pen drive.
Formatting can save your logically damaged pen drive and make it work again.


1. You should never store anything new to this drive to overwrite the original data until you have restored it.
2. You should never store the recovered data on the same pen drive to avoid recovery failure.
3. You should always back up the important data in the future

Free download any of the software below

If an SD card is damaged and becomes unreadable, you can also download the data recovery software to retrieve files.

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  1. I am getting the following error when I am trying to delete a file in pendrive The request could not be performed because of an I/O device error.

    1. Try the above software to recover files from the media.


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