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Is there any way for me to save my data without formatting? RRS feed

  • Question

  • My computer wants me to format my flash drive before using. But, I cannot do it since I have stored many useful files there. I cannot afford to loss them all. I’ve also tried it on different computers with the same effect.

    Is there any way for me to save my data without formatting?

    Any idea can be appreciated.

    Thursday, October 24, 2013 3:13 AM

Answers

  • In your case, if you really want completely get back your important files on this flash drive, you’d better not format this flash drive in case that the formatting process will erase all your files.

    What you should now is to select a proper data recovery program for your drive so that you can start to restore all your useful files back successfully.

    In fact, your question has been discussed in the forum.

    Simply read more detailed information in this thread:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f5a3e1c6-1ab3-4567-8a26-18c2562f023d/how-to-save-all-my-data-back-without-formatting?forum=w8itprogeneral

    Good luck!



    Friday, October 25, 2013 2:46 AM

All replies

  • In your case, if you really want completely get back your important files on this flash drive, you’d better not format this flash drive in case that the formatting process will erase all your files.

    What you should now is to select a proper data recovery program for your drive so that you can start to restore all your useful files back successfully.

    In fact, your question has been discussed in the forum.

    Simply read more detailed information in this thread:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f5a3e1c6-1ab3-4567-8a26-18c2562f023d/how-to-save-all-my-data-back-without-formatting?forum=w8itprogeneral

    Good luck!



    Friday, October 25, 2013 2:46 AM
  • In your case, if you really want completely get back your important files on this flash drive, you’d better not format this flash drive in case that the formatting process will erase all your files.

    What you should now is to select a proper data recovery program for your drive so that you can start to restore all your useful files back successfully.

    In fact, your question has been discussed in the forum.

    Simply read more detailed information in this thread:

    http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/f5a3e1c6-1ab3-4567-8a26-18c2562f023d/how-to-save-all-my-data-back-without-formatting?forum=w8itprogeneral

    Good luck!



    Thank you for you precious answer. I have read your recommended thread. It is really helpful. I have tried the mentioned data recovery freeware and finally restored all my wanted data back.

    Thanks a lot!


    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 2:35 AM