Recover Data from USB Flash Drive for Free | WorkinTool

WorkinTool Data Recovery is a free USB recovery tool that helps you recover deleted or lost files from a USB flash drive, whether corrupted or formatted.

Free to recover data from USB flash/pen drive
High data recovery success rate
Quick and deep scan USB drives in seconds
No requirements to export the recovered files

Best Free USB Data Recovery Software

USB drives usually preserve critical files and data. It is a hassle if it is corrupted or formatted or if you accidentally remove necessary files from it. WorkinTool Data Recovery Software provides comprehensive and FREE solutions for USB data recovery. It is feasible to retrieve deleted and lost data from your USB disk. Furthermore, you can use it to back up data from corrupted, formatted, or raw USB flash drives.

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How to Fix USB Drive

Logically damaged USB drive [readable]
(caused by system errors, raw, virus infection, sudden shutdown, improper operations,etc.)
Step1. Use WorkinTool data recovery software to recover and back up data from the logically damaged USB drive.
Step2. Format the USB flash drive in File Explorer.
Open File Explorer, then go to This PC. Right-click the target USB, and click Format.
Step3. Drag the recovered files to the fixed USB
References: External Hard Drive Recovery Tips
Physically broken USB flash drive [not readable]
(caused by dust pollution, damage to the hard drive surface, circuit board damage, etc.)
Step1. Check whether your USB is physically damaged.
Restart your computer and plug in the USB again. Check whether the USB is readable. Hear if your USB drive has a whirring, clicking, or popping sound.
Step2. Search for a reliable USB recovery service near you to fix the physically broken USB drive.
References: wikiHow hard drive recovery methods
Formatted USB disk
(Lost all data in the USB, accidentally deleted files from the USB, etc.)
Step1. Retrieve formatted data with WorkinTool data recovery software.
Step2. Copy the recovered data to the USB again.
References: External Hard Drive Recovery Tips

How to Recover Files from USB without Software

Try to retrieve files from USB with CMD (Windows 10/11)
Step 1
Connect the USB drive to your computer. Press Windows +R to apply the command.
Step 2
Type CMD and press Enter to input the command.
Step 3
Type the command ATTRIB -H -R -S /S /D F:*.*
Note
This solution is feasible for those hidden files in a USB drive.

How to Recover Files from USB Drive on Windows 10/11

(Desktop Version)
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First Step
Download the WorkinTool Data Recovery to your PC. Connect your external USB to your computer. Launch the software and select USB/Memory Card Recovery on the user interface.
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Second Step
Select the USB disk to scan. Filter the data by format, name, location, size, etc. Or pick all data in it to retrieve.
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Third Step
Press the Recover button, then select a new save path to preserve recovered files.
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Second Step
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Third Step
Download the WorkinTool Data Recovery to your PC. Connect your external USB to your computer. Launch the software and select USB/Memory Card Recovery on the user interface.
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More Than a USB Recovery Tool

WorkinTool USB Recovery Software Features

Recover data from USB flash drive for free
Recover data from USB flash drive for free
WorkinTool Data Recover is long-term free to use right now, whether to scan, recover or download files. There are no free trial restrictions on use times, recovery data, etc.
Fast scanning and recovering process
Fast scanning and recovering process
The whole recovery process remains fast. As for the quick scan, it can find files from a USB drive within seconds. Suppose you seek more files; you can select the deep scan, which will not take too much time.
Recognize various file formats
Recognize various file formats
This USB recovery tool supports restoring multiple file formats, such as Word, PPT, PDF, Excel, Email, APP data, programs, etc. Nearly all files in your USB can be recognized and recovered.
Store the scanned files to recover next time
Store the scanned files to recover next time
WorkinTool helps you to store the deep scan history. The next time you need to recover files from the USB, you don't have to re-scan it again. This feature is indeed user-friendly.
Export all data without limits
Export all data without limits
There are no hidden limits to saving the recovered files. You don't have to purchase or activate anything when using it. No watermarks on the restored files, too.

USB Recovery Software

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Use WorkinTool Data Recover to restore files from USB on Windows 10/11. It is 100% free to use and has a high success rate. It can deal with logically damaged, formatted USB drives, HDDs, SSDs, SD cards, etc.
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