Fix Kingston USB Flash Drive Not Detected No Longer Readable

Last updated on 17/01/2018

usb flash drive recovery"My 32GB Kingston USB flash drive is cannot be detected when I insert it to my computer. I cannot find the Kinston USB flash drive in My Computer. And under Disk Management, it is showing as unknown device. I have tried to connect it to another PC, but it still cannot be detected. Can anybody tell me what happened? How can I make the USB flash drive detectable and get back all files stored on the drive?"

When your usb drive suddenly became unreadable that can not be recognized by PC or other devices, please do not do any further operations on the flash drive like defrag, chkdsk etc. to avoid lost data being modified.


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Although PC cannot detect your USB flash drive, it doesn’t mean that data stored on the drive is lost. As a matter of fact, the data still remain intact. So you can rely on professional data recovery software to recover the files from your USB flash drive even if it cannot be detected. The software can deep scan the USB flash drive so as to search for the lost files. Then, you can preview the found files and recover them in batch. As a professional data recovery tool, the software can not only recover files from Kingston USB flash drive, but also from other brands of USB flash drive.

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Steps to Recover Data from Kingston USB Flash Drive

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Step1. Connect the USB flash drive to PC. Download, install and run the data recovery software. Then, choose a proper recovery module.

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Step2. Select the USB flash drive so that the software can scan. You just need to wait when the software is scanning.

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Step3. Preview the files after scanning. Then, choose the files you need and recover them.

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Possible Causes and Solutions

One possible reason is that the USB flash drive is corrupted due to virus infection or bad sectors. If this is the reason that your Kingston USB flash drive cannot be detected, you can run anti-virus software to remove virus. If you want to check and repair bad sectors on the USB flash drive, you can run Windows build-to error-checking tool to accomplish the task. In this situation, data recovery software is helpful with lost file recovery.
Another possible reason is that the USB flash drive is destroyed or physically damaged due to improper operation or other reasons. In this situation, you cannot get back lost files simply with help of USB data recovery software.

Other Similar Situations Like Kingston USB Drive Not Detected

When Kinston USB flash drive is not detected by PC, the most terrible thing is that you are unable to access files stored on the USB. Below are some other similar situations that can lead your flash drive to be inaccessible:

For all these situations above, data recovery software is still available to help you recover inaccessible files from the USB flash drive.


If you want to fix the error on your USB flash drive when receiving the error message above, you had better always perform data recovery first. iCare Data Recovery has the ability to deep scan an unrecognized Kingston USB stick for data recovery as long as the USB stick is not physically damage or overwritten.

>> Download the data recovery software and have a try with it to recover files from Kingston USB stick when it is not detected due to any reason.

If you don’t want to lose important data from your USB flash drive again due to any reason, you had better backup data from USB drive to another device. Thus, even if your flash drive cannot be detected, you will not be worried about data loss.

When usb flash stick saves data for us as a storage device which provides a convenient way for data storage and transferring, Kingston is a popular brand of USB flash drive. However, as you know, you will be not able to read data on a USB flash drive if it cannot be detected by PC. Then, download iCare Data Recovery Pro to access data when the USB flash drive is unreadable.

You might run into data loss problem on memory card due to similar reasons above. iCare Data Recovery software can also help undo format memory card, undelete memory card and restore files from inaccessible card when it shows not formatted RAW error.

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