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What is a pen drive? What do you do when you lose data from a pen drive? How to recover lost data from pendrive?
 

What is a pen drive?


A pen drive, also variously known as a USB flash drive. It is a portable device which means it can be easily transferred from one location to another, due to its compact design it looks like a pen shape and therefore it is named as pen drive.
 
The pen drives are used in a wide range in the world. They are used without any additional power supply and they receive the power directly from the USB port itself. So it plays a dominant role in the PC World.
 
Technically, the flash drive is a portable storage device, composed of a flash memory, accessible through a USB port. Easy to use and compatible with all operating systems market, including Windows, Mac and Linux, and has become the most popular data-storage devices among consumers. It has replaced CD's, Floppy Disk easily due to its huge data storing capacity and faster data transferring speed. Today we can find in the market pen drives with a capacity of up to 1 TB in minimum space, and it is projected to shortly pen drives with 2TB of storage capacity, which is a true evolution in data storage technology.
 

What is a pen drive used for?


The most common ways in which people tend to use pen drives is to carry different information from one computer device to another. You can store images, music, videos, documents, etc. if your device have a USB port, let's say that you have a USB port in your car and you want to listen to some music. All you need to do is upload the music on your pen drive and plug it into the car’s port and there you have it – a great way to transport information from one place to another without excessive hassle.
 
However, Same as most storage devices, pen drive also easily lose its data. For instance, Deleting data accidentally and incorrectly formatting is the most common reasons for this to happen. That's when you might want to go ahead and find a solution to recover the lost data from the pen drive.
 

Why is pen drive recovery possible?

 
Yes! You can recover data from pen drive easily. As a matter of fact, lost files are still somewhere on your pen drive but inaccessible, no matter if you delete, format or have lost them due to other reasons. But they still exist. Therefore, if you haven't written new data to it, you are able to recover the lost files.

How to recover lost data from pen drive?


Fortunately, with a Third-party data recovery software, you can easily recover lost data. Bitwar Data Recovery can do a good job. It is a fast, reliable and powerful data recovery software, can recover lost or deleted files from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and pen drives. And it only takes 3 steps.
 
Download and install Bitwar Data Recovery software on your computer, launch it and follow the next steps to retrieve your lost data back.
 
Step 1, Launch the program and select the Standard Mode, choose External Devices Recovery. Then plug your pen drive into computer and click "Next". Check the screen shots as below:
 
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Step 2, You can recover all types of data in Bitwar data recovery. Select the types of file you want to restore, such as “Document” and “photos”, if you want to recover all data from pen drive, you should choose “select all types” and then click "Next", then the scan process starts right away.
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Step 3, After several minutes (It depends on the size volume of your pen drive), Bitwar Data Recovery software will show you the scan results. You can preview them, then select what you need and click "Recover" to save the data back.

 
IMPORTANT: Please do not recover the data back to pen drive, otherwise the data will be overwritten, and you will lost the data forever.
 
Keep in mind the habit of forming backups. And Take care while deleting unwanted files, make sure that the file you are about to delete is indeed the one you wouldn't need.
 
 



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