[Fixed] USB flash drive cannot be opened,How to recover lost files from usb drive with 6 ways

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There are many reasons why a USB flash drive cannot be opened. We can only try the possible solutions one by one. But if you can find the root cause of the problem, it will be easier to solve the problem. The following I will give you a few strokes to solve the problem of the U disk can not open the method, I hope it will help you.

 

When our computer inserted into the USB drive, but found that the USB drive can not be opened, this time please do not panic, how can not open the USB drive?

Teach you to solve the computer can not open the u disk approach.

 

 1, the right mouse click on the properties of the u disk, in the pop-up properties window click Tools - start checking.

 

The most direct reason why a USB drive won't open is file system corruption. The common method for this is to repair the disk. Right-click on the removable disk and select "Properties" from the context menu that pops up.

 

 

 

 

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Then switch to the "Tools" tab in the window that opens, click on the "Check Errors Start Checking" button, check both boxes in the pop-up window, and finally click on the "Start" button to check and fix the disk errors.

 

Once the repair is complete, you can try to open the USB drive!

 

 

 

 

 

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When the above methods fail to open the USB flash drive, we recommend formatting it. Right-click on "Removable Disk" and select "Format" in the pop-up menu. In the "Format" window that opens, uncheck the "Quick Format" box and click the "Start" button.

 

 

 

 

 

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Often after the above operations, if the USB flash drive still can not be opened properly, try to plug the USB flash drive into a different USB port to try. Also make sure that the computer's mobile storage related settings options are not disabled. To view and set the settings, open the "Run" dialog box and enter the command "gpedit.msc" to enter the Group Policy Manager.

 

 

 

 

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In the Group Policy Manager window, click "Management Module" → "System" → "Removable Storage Access", make sure the right "Removable Disks: Deny Read Permissions" and "All Removable Disks: Deny Read Permissions" are both set to "Not Configured" or "Disabled". If not, double-click the corresponding item, check the "Disabled" item in the pop-up window and click "OK".

 

 

 

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After the above method still can not open the USB drive, you can only use the USB drive production tool to repair the operation. This is also the most effective way to solve the failure of the USB drive.

 

 

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The first thing you need to do is to get the best out of your computer.

 

    1, the right mouse click properties u disk, in the pop-up properties window click "Tools" - "Start Check", in the pop-up check the disk window check all options, and then click start, as shown in Figure.

 

 

 2, try to open the u disk to see, if you still can not open, then the following method, press win + r shortcut key to open the run window, enter gpedit.msc, as shown: U disk home

 

 

 

  3, in the "Local Group Editor" in turn click "Management Module - System - Removable Storage Access", in the list on the right to find "Removable Disk: Deny Read Permissions" and "All Removable Disks: Deny All Permissions" two, as shown: the home of the USB drive

 

 

 

 

4, respectively, open the above two, change its configuration to "not configured" or "disabled", click "OK", as shown in Figure.

 

 

 Computer can not open the USB drive does not matter, there are many solutions, the above two methods are our common methods, without the use of external repair software and the solution to the problem of the USB drive, again encountered how to open the USB drive? Use these common methods to try it.

 

 

 Three: U disk can not open, prompting the formatting reasons

 

U disk, mobile hard disk, SD card and other storage devices double-click can not open, prompting the format how to do? You save important data in the disk, and the data is not backed up, do not dare to format how to do? Do not panic when you encounter this situation, here I teach you how to solve the U disk can not open the prompt format reliable method.

USB flash drive can not be opened, prompting the formatting failure phenomenon

 

USB flash drive is a very popular data storage device, its compact appearance, large storage space, easy to carry, which makes it a popular storage tool. Whether in the daily office, or in daily life, you can see the figure of the flash drive. As USB flash drives are used frequently, users often encounter various problems related to USB flash drives, the most common of which is that the USB flash drive cannot be opened, prompting formatting.

 

After inserting the USB drive into the USB port of the computer, you can see the drive letter of the USB drive by opening the file manager, but when the user double-clicks on the USB drive and tries to open it, he cannot open the drive and sees a pop-up window from the system showing "You need to format the CD in drive K: before using it. Format it or not" or "The disk in drive H is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?"

 

 

 

At this point, if you click on the "Format Disk" button, a formatting window will pop up, select the file system and click OK to format the USB drive. However, formatting will lead to data loss on the USB flash drive. If the data on the flash drive is important, do not format it.

 

 

 

USB flash drive can not be opened, prompting formatting reasons

 

The USB drive formatting, prompt formatting problem may be caused by a variety of reasons. Different users encounter different situations, and therefore, the cause will not be one. Here is a small list of some common causes for reference.

 

    Bad USB flash drive, physical failure. For example, the USB drive has fallen, resulting in the USB drive can not be used properly; or buy a cottage USB drive, the quality is not qualified, the USB drive memory chip or the main control has been damaged. Computer USB port problems. Some computer USB port lifting bad or insufficient power supply, will lead to U disk and other external devices can not be used properly. In this case, you can connect the USB drive to another computer to try. Driver problems. If the computer driver is damaged or too old, it may also cause this problem, it is recommended to update the driver. partition on the U disk is damaged. The partition is damaged because you did not click "Safely remove hardware and eject media" before pulling out the USB drive from the computer. Virus or malware damage. A virus or malware has corrupted critical data on the USB drive, making it impossible to access the data properly.

 

USB flash drive can not be opened, prompting formatting solution

 

If the data in the USB flash drive is important and the data is not backed up, then the correct liberation process should be: recover the data from the USB flash drive and then fix the USB flash drive problem.

 

Note: Do not chkdsk the USB drive before data recovery, because many times chkdsk will only over-repair and seriously affect the data recovery effect.

 

How to recover data from a USB flash drive when it cannot be opened prompting formatting? What seems to be a complex problem is actually very simple. As long as you use a reliable recovery software, ordinary users can easily handle the problem of recovering data from a USB drive. Here is a look at the process of recovering data from a USB drive.

 

Step 1: Insert the USB drive into the computer USB port so that the computer can recognize the drive, and then run the data recovery software DiskGenius in the computer.

 

DiskGenius is powerful partition management and data recovery software with powerful data features that can handle all kinds of storage device data loss problems.

 

Step 2: Select the USB drive on the left side of DiskGenius software (here you need to select the USB drive model, RD1 + serial number part), and then click the "Recover Files" button.

 

Note: If you can't open the USB flash drive and prompt for a format, it means that the partition on the USB flash drive is corrupted. Partition corruption is not partition corruption, so there is no need to search for the lost partition here.

 

 

 

Step 3: Select the recovery mode and click the "Start" button.

 

If you want to perform a complete deep scan of the USB drive, you need to check both the "Complete Recovery" and "Additional Scan for Known File Types" options; in addition, if you know the file system type of the USB drive before prompting for formatting, you can click the "Advanced Options" button to select the file system type of the USB drive before the problem, which can improve the recovery efficiency.

 

 

 

Step 4: Preview the files to determine if they can be recovered properly.

 

DiskGenius will list the files found during the scan and update the results in real time. You can preview the files during or after the scan. By previewing the files, you can quickly find the files you want to recover and determine whether they are corrupted or not. This way, you can fully understand the data recovery success rate before the actual recovery.

 

 

 

Step 5: Take the desired files out. Check the files you want to recover in the scan result, and then right-click the mouse and select "Copy to specified folder". This will allow you to choose a location to save the recovered data.

 

 

 

Step 6: Check the recovered data and if you are sure that the data has been recovered, you can use DiskGenius to format the USB flash drive. After formatting, the USB drive can be opened and stored normally.

Summary

 

To sum up, when you encounter a USB flash drive that won't open prompting you to format it, don't panic and don't format the drive. Generally speaking, as long as there is no serious physical failure of the flash drive, the data in the flash drive can be partially or completely recovered. When the data on the flash drive is successfully recovered, you can try to format the flash drive to repair the damaged partition.

 

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U disk can not open is not bad, teach you three moves to get

 

 

Generally, if you double-click on a USB drive, it is most likely because the file system of the drive has been damaged. So even if you delete the virus, you still can't open it by double-clicking on it, showing the dialog box to select the open program.

 

The simple way is: right click on the u disk icon -> Properties -> Tools -> Start Checking -> check Automatically repair file system errors -> Start, soon after the repair will be done. You can try it, huh? It seems to work for mechanical hard drives as well.

 

Also, if you right-click on the u-disk icon, the autoplay option will appear, which is generally a harbinger of a virus.

 

 

Solution.

 

 

The Autorun.inf file is problematic, remove the properties and then delete it, then look for the file pointed to by autorun.inf in the registry, find it and delete the shell sub-section, you can open the D drive. Start - run type "regedit" (registry), with "Ctrl + F" keys to appear to find the dialog box to enter "autorun.inf" you can see the shell subsections, and then right-click - delete

 

 

1、If there are hidden files like autorun.inf under each partition, it is better to reboot your computer after deleting them.

 

 

2, in the file type to reset the way to open (XP for example)

 

 

Open My Computer - Tools - Folder Options - File Type, find "Drive" or "Folder" (depending on which one you choose, if you can't open the drive by double-clicking, choose "Drive", if you can't open the folder, choose "Folder"). Click "Advanced" at the bottom, "New" in the "Edit File Type" dialog box, and fill in the operation "open " (this can be filled out at will, if there is "open" and refers to other unfamiliar .exe files may point to the Trojan, then select "Edit"), the application used to perform the operation to fill in the explorer.exe, OK. Then return to the "Edit File Type" window, select "open", set to the default value, OK. Now open the partition or folder again to see if it has returned to normal?

 

 

3, registry method.

 

 

a. For partitions that cannot be opened by double-clicking

 

 

Start - Run - enter regedit, find [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Drive\shell] to delete all under the shell, and then close the registry, press the keyboard F5 to refresh, double-click the partition to see again.

 

 

b. For folders that cannot be opened by double-clicking

 

 

Start - Run - enter regedit, find [HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Directory\shell] to delete all under the shell, then close the registry, press keyboard F5 to refresh, double-click the partition and see again

 

 

U disk will always get a lot of places to use, different computers will have the potential for viruses, inevitably there will be a lot of problems, use X Jun these methods to try it.

 

 

 

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U disk when we move files one of such tools, recently, many friends found that the use of U disk encountered double click can not open the situation. Many friends thought their USB flash drive is bad, in fact, we just need to be a little more careful to find out where the problem lies, here we come together to see where the problem really is. And how to go about solving the problem of not opening the USB drive.

 

The u disk is one of the office tools that we often use in our daily work, in the process of using the u disk, we often encounter some situations, such as when our computer is inserted into the u disk, but found that the u disk can not be opened, the u disk can not open how to do? This time, please do not panic, the solution is there, the following I will teach you to solve the computer can not open the u disk operation steps.

 

How to open a USB flash drive

 

 

The most direct reason why the USB drive won't open is file system damage. The common method for this is to repair the disk. Right-click on the removable disk and select "Properties" from the context menu that pops up.

 

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Switch to the "Tools" tab, click on the "Check Error Start Checking" button, and check both in the pop-up window.

 

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Finally, click the Start button to check and repair the disk errors.

 

After the repair is complete, you can try to open the USB drive!

 

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I can't open it.

 

Method 2.

 

When the above method can not open the U disk, it is recommended that the U disk formatting operation.

 

Right-click on "Removable Disk" and select "Format" in the pop-up context menu.

 

The u disk can not be opened

 

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In the "Format" window that opens, uncheck the "Quick Format" box and click the "Start" button.

 

The u disk won't open

 

The computer cannot be opened.

 

Method 3.

 

If the USB drive still does not open properly, try inserting the USB drive into a USB port instead. Also make sure that the computer mobile storage related settings option is not disabled.

 

The specific view and setting method: open the "Run" dialog box, enter the command "gpedit.msc" to enter the Group Policy Manager.

 

Mobile Storage Devices

 

Computer diagram of mobile storage devices-6

 

Click "Management Module" → "System" → "Removable Storage Access" in order

 

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Make sure that both "Removable disks: Deny read access" and "All removable disks: Deny read access" on the right are set to "Not configured" or "Disabled". If not, double-click the corresponding item, check the "Disabled" item in the pop-up window and click "OK".

 

 

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When working with Windows 10, you will encounter a variety of problems, such as the computer can not be inserted into the USB drive to open. So how to troubleshoot it? Below I share with you the specific steps and methods.

Tools / Materials

 

Windows 10 operating system

Operation method

 

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    Start Windows 10 operating system as shown in the picture. Click the taskbar search box and start using C

 

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