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Recover Corrupted files from Corrupted Pendrive

Corrupted pendrives are quite often leaving you in a very bad state as some of your important files might be on the pendrive. But did you know that you could recover the files as if it was taken from a good pendrive? Yes, you can do it. Now follow our guide to recovering your important files from your pendrive.

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Recover Corrupted files from Corrupted Pendrive:

  • Plug your pen drive to your windows system.
  • Search for "cmd" in your start menu.
  • Now right click on cmd and click on Run as Administrator option.

  • Type in the cmd as "Chkdsk I: /r" without quotes. Here I is the drive letter of your pen drive. It might be different for your system.
  • Now it will show your file system and more details and continue to check your files and folder.
  • Wait for it to complete 100%
  • It will report you on finding errors.
  • It will ask for you to Convert Lost Chains into files.
  • Now type yes and click enter.
  • That's it. Your corrupted files will be available for normal use in your corrupted pendrive.

Note: If you don't find your files, simply press . (dot) in the search on your pen drive.

If you have any queries please let us know in comments.

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