3 Simple Steps to Restore Corrupted Files
Question from the web: So, I unplugged my flash drive from my computer and now the files in my drive seem to have been corrupted. I want to know if it is possible to restore these files, perhaps using a recovery program? The drive seems to be fine, just the data is corrupted, I think. Many thanks, in advance.
Many reasons can cause a files corrupted, system crash, virus infection or mistaken operation. You can run a virus detection program to repair them at first. For the friend above who has corrupted files in flash drive, you can plug your drive into your computer, right click on it and choose the "Properties" option. Go to the tools tab and choose "Check Now" under error checking. Select the "automatically fix file system errors" and press start. If it doesn't work, you can try a third-party data recovery program to restore corrupted files.
iPubsoft Data Recovery is just the program that you need to fix corrupted files like photos, videos, music, document files and more, no matter they are corrupted by whatever reasons. You can even restore corrupted files that you have already emptied from the Recycle Bin or Trash. If you are using Mac OS X, you can try Data Recovery for Mac to restore corrupted files on Mac computer. You can download the free trial version of the recovery software.
Quick Start: How to Fix Corrupted Files?
The below guide is based on Windows platform. Mac users can download the Mac version and restore corrupted files in similar operations.
Step 1: Select the disk for restoring corrupted files
Install and launch the data recovery on your computer. There are 4 recovery modes are provided. You can choose the right mode you need and click "Next". If you are going to restore files from a removable device, just connect the device to the computer and choose the hard drive to scan.
Step 2: Scan to find the files you want
Select the partitions on your computer where your corrupted files placed and click the "Scan" button. After the scan, all found files will be displayed in categories or original paths. Preview them and check whether these files are the ones you need.
Step 3: Begin to restore corrupted files
Mark those files you want to restore and click the "Recover" button to start the restoring of corrupted files.
We kindly suggest you choose another place to save the restored files instead of the original path for safety consideration.