Last updated on 21/12/2020
Is it able to recover data from flash drive with cmd? Can we repair damaged flash drive without software? Before we go on with this article, we would like to make it clear to you that there are many free software available that could do the job of free flash drive recovery when it is hard for you to manage the cmd flash drive recovery.
If you insist on a flash drive recovery with cmd, you may continue reading the following content that would introduce serveral ways for recovering your damaged flash drive or when your files were deleted from the flash drive.
Once you found out you have lost data on your flash drive, here are some tips for making the best chance of successful recovery.
If the above 12 tools cannot help, or if you insist on using cmd for the recovery, be free to follow the guide below that includes video guide for the flash drive recovery.
Way 1 - attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.*
Recover files from flash drive using cmd in Windows 10
Video - How to recover files from flash drive using cmd
What do these parameters in attrib command mean?
Way 2: attrib -r -a -s -h /s /d
Way 3 - recover + file name.type
The following photo shows the way to recover deleted or formatted files from flash drive using cmd with just simple steps.
Tips: Cannot remember all file names and need to recover files in bulk? Turn to the flash drive recovery software mentioned later on this page for help.
Option: Professional flash drive recovery software needed? Try iCare Pro Free which is able to help recovering files from flash drive with best file recovery.
Fixing damaged flash drive using cmd is possible and you may follow the following steps.
You may check its drive letter by going to your computer and see what drive letter your flash drive is displayed there.
Way 4 - chkdsk *:/f (* is drive letter that shall be replaced by your own)
chkdsk h: /f - (You need to replace h with your own flash drive's drive letter)
cmd chkdsk to repair usb drive
Way 5 - format fs=ntfs quick
When most flash drive errors could be fixed in this cmd 'format fs=ntfs quick', you may reply on this cmd for fixing damaged usb flash drives when you have rescued data from flash drive in the first part of this article.
Way 5 - Recover files hidden by virus from usb
The following video would show you a video about how to recover virus infected flash drive.
What happened to your flash drive? Are your data important to you? Can you recover data from flash drive by yourselft without sending it to a service center?
Here are some common flash drive data losses that you may run into these cases including
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