Last updated on July 13, 2020
How do I recover permanently deleted data from usb flash drive without software when deleted files did not go to the recycle bin in Windows 10/8/7?
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If you insist on recovery flash drive permanently deleted files without software, you may follow this article since it would provides some efficient ways for you to restore permanently deleted files from usb without software.
When you clicked delete, or when you used shift+delete to delete your flash drive files, they would disappear from your usb drive, the deleted files did not go to the recycle bin since flash drive does not provide a recycle bin, neither did the deleted files go to the computer recycle bin.
Flash drive deleted files did not go to the recycle bin
Don't worry, when files deleted from usb did not go to the recycle bin, there is still hope and chance to retrieve deleted files.
NEVER DO THE FOLLOWING
There are some urgent tips for keeping your flash drive safe one you have removed files, folders from the usb and the files never went to the recycle bin.
The KEY - attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.*
Recover permanently deleted files from flash drive without software
Video - How to retrieve permanently deleted files from flash drive using cmd
Way 2: attrib -r -a -s -h /s /d
The previous versions provided by Windows is an efficient way of recovering deleted files from flash drive, it could be easily operated without software.
Firstly, connect your flash drive to a computer
Connect usb drive to a computer
Secondly, open 'This PC', right click your flash drive -> Properties
Thirdly, check whether previous versions is available for your flash drive
Previous Versions to recover permanently deleted files folder from usb
What if there is no previous versions available?
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