Hi, I have a problem I can't solve right now. I needed some extra space and I formatted my 8GB EMTEC flash drive with video files and photos by mistake. I feel like I’m an idiot now because I have some very precious family clips and photos on it. My question is simple: I'm looking for the most reliable software to recover my video files and photos. It doesn't need to be free software. Kind regards.
Don’t panic! The formatted videos and photos, which will be marked as inaccessible data by the system, but they are still on your EMTEC flash drive. They will only be permanently deleted if they’re overwritten by new data on your flash drive. Thus, you should stop using your EMTEC flash drive and get a reliable EMTEC flash drive data recovery on the Internet for help as quickly as you can.
Here is my recommendation for you: Recoverit Data Recovery is a powerful EMTEC flash drive data recovery utility that helps you to recover data lost from your EMTEC flash drive due to deletion, formatting, system error, or virus attack. It can restore almost all file types from your EMTEC flash drive, such as photos, audio files, videos, documents, etc. Besides, it’s fully compatible with all EMTEC storage devices, including USB flash drives, hard drives, and memory cards.
Download and install Recoverit data recovery on your computer, connect your EMTEC storage device to the computer. On the tutorial, we will offer the steps of Recoverit Windows version.
Step 1. Select a data recovery mode
Launch Recoverit Flash Drive Data Recovery, select Hard Drives and Locations mode to start.
Step 2. Select your EMTEC storage device
Please make sure your EMTEC flash drive can be recognized by your computer. Select it and click the "Start" button to process.
Step 3. Scan the EMTEC Flash Drive to search data
Recoverit data recovery will start a quick scan first, then go for a deep scan. It will search for more files from EMTEC flash drive and take more time.
Step 4. Preview and Recover Files from EMTEC Flash Drive
When the scanning is finished, found files on your EMTEC flash drive will be displayed in "File Type" and "Path" categories. You can check file names to see whether lost files can be recovered from your EMTEC flash drive or not.
In the end, you just need to mark your lost files and click "Recover" button to save them back to your computer.
If the problem is that the EMTEC flash drive not working and you’re unable to access the files stored there, you can try repairing the flash drive first, then recover the lost data back. Here we will show you the possible solutions to the EMTEC flash drive not working issue:
Try plugging the flash drive into a different USB port on your computer to see if the issue is with the port. It also works to connect the flash drive to another PC. If it can be recognized successfully, then the issue may be with the computer.
Sometimes a simple restart can resolve issues with USB devices not working properly.
If the USB flash drive has not been updated for a long time, it may cause the drive be incompatible with the computer. In this case, you can update the driver to solve the problem.
If the flash drive is recognized but you can't access the files, you may need to format it. Be aware that formatting will erase all data on the drive, so make sure to back up any important files before doing this.
Inspect the flash drive for any physical damage, such as a bent or broken connector. If you find any damage, the drive may need to be replaced.