Cannot Format SanDisk Cruzer USB Flash Drive

Cannot format SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive though Windows pops up message reporting USB drive needs to be formatted? How do you rescue all inaccessible videos, pictures, music, documents, etc off the SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive when it cannot format? Let us see some related FAQs:

"I have a SanDisk Cruzer 4GB USB flash drive, but it changes to RAW file system and becomes not accessible. I have tried to look for a data recovery tool to get back all inaccessible data, but I failed to get a useful one after searching online for about whole day. Can anybody recommend a data recovery tool that can recover data from RAW SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive which cannot be formatted on PC?"

"I want to open my SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive, but my PC says flash drive has RAW file system needs to be formatted. When I attempted to format it, it said formatting is not completed. What to do to get back all lost files without formatting?"

"What should I do to access data off a SanDisk Cruzer USB drive that changes to RAW format and cannot be formatted on computer? If I cannot open the USB flash drive, will I lose all data permanently?"

Do you have the similar question on your SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive or other storage media? This article will tell how to rescue all files when a SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive won’t format.

Data Recovery When Cannot Format SanDisk Cruzer USB Drive

iCare Data Recovery is a data recovery tool with which you can deep scan the SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive without touching original data. This data recovery software allows you to restore all types of files in batch. It is compatible with Windows PC like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8, 10, etc. Now, you can connect your SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive to a Windows PC and follow the steps below to recover lost data:

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Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on PC. Run the software and select a proper scan mode.

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Step2. Select the SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive as aim disk and then wait patiently when the software is scanning.

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Step3. You can preview found files when scanning is finished and then save the lost data to another drive.

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There is no problem for data recovery when PC won’t format SanDisk Cruzer USB flash drive. As a matter of fact, even if it is possible to compete the format, we would like to advise you not to format the USB drive before data recovery in order to avoid unexpected data loss.

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