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    Corrupted flash drive

    Good Morning..

    My flash drive TEAM FUSION 4GB was corrupted and they not open in My Computer Module but they appear icon in My Computer. Can you help me what is the best way to repair my corrupted flash drive. I try in commnad promt, checkdisk, and I download any application for corrupted flash drive but they not repair.


    Thank you for your appreatiate..

    Jun from Philippines

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    Quote Originally Posted by jun2015 View Post
    Good Morning..

    My flash drive TEAM FUSION 4GB was corrupted and they not open in My Computer Module but they appear icon in My Computer. Can you help me what is the best way to repair my corrupted flash drive. I try in commnad promt, checkdisk, and I download any application for corrupted flash drive but they not repair.


    Thank you for your appreatiate..

    Jun from Philippines
    You might try MiniTool's Partition Wizard...

    http://www.partitionwizard.com/
    Last edited by jwoods; 2015-04-04 at 00:49.

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    for the rest of us interested in this problem
    how about telling us where the other place was at

    could the moderators redirect this link to the other place?


    Quote Originally Posted by jun2015 View Post
    Good Morning..

    My flash drive TEAM FUSION 4GB was corrupted and they not open in My Computer Module but they appear icon in My Computer. Can you help me what is the best way to repair my corrupted flash drive. I try in commnad promt, checkdisk, and I download any application for corrupted flash drive but they not repair.


    Thank you for your appreatiate..

    Jun from Philippines

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    Hi jun2015,

    The most likely thing to corrupt a flash drive is not using the 'Safe to remove' process. At the very least this often corrupts the data but sometimes it kills the drive completely. The other thing that can dramatically shorten the life of a flash drive is defragging they don't need it and repeatedly overwriting the data will shorten the life of the NAND cells, which are typically only good for a few thousand write cycles. This obviously also goes for SSD drives, a point that many users miss.

    My personal experience is that if a flash drive fails to mount then it's usually destined for the bin but you may find it worthwhile to do a bit of testing before you do that.

    First, try to recover the data - I'd recommend these two tools as the best of the bunch of recovery tools (both of them freeware but superior to many paid for tools):

    Recuva
    http://www.piriform.com/recuva

    EaseUS free flash drive recovery software
    http://download.easeus.com/free/drw_free.exe


    You could also try to recover the partition with Partition Wizard Free Edition you may get lucky.
    http://www.partitionwizard.com/free-...-manager.html#

    Use thePartition Recovery option
    http://www.partitionwizard.com/help/...-recovery.html


    If you manage to recover any of the data save it to your main HD and then try this YouTube tutorial below on how to re-format the drive (if this is successful it will completely wipe the flash drive.
    How to repair a corrupt USB flash drive
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhSn7CgobfE

    Best of luck!

    Chris
    Remember rule #1: If it ain't broke, don't fix it!

    Industrial electrical engineer, running a system building/repair business in Cornwall UK, for the last 15 years.

    Built my first computer in 1978 - in the days when you had to hand-solder in all the components
    and 16k RAM was considered extravagant!

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    Lightbulb Wake up that "corrupted" flash drive...

    Many, if not most, flash drives are made to sell cheaply, lacking in quality one way or another. If you have one that seems unusable for any reason, just try it in a different usb port or in another computer. Often they will come back to life as if awakening from a deep sleep...


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    Quote Originally Posted by speedball
    for the rest of us interested in this problem
    how about telling us where the other place was at

    could the moderators redirect this link to the other place?
    Hi Speedball - Have a look at post #8 onwards in Corrupted USB flash drive - best way to recover?

    Hope this helps...

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