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Recover Deleted Files from USB Flash Drive/External Hard Drive

Updated on May 21, 2018 by Abby Haines to Storage Media Recovery


This tutorial article shows how to recover deleted or lost files from USB flash drive or external hard drive by simple clicks with effective data recovery software from EaseUS. Follow to retrieve deleted or lost data on USB/external hard drive right now.

Does anyone know how to recover deleted files from USB?

I saved a great amount of important Word and Excel files on my USB flash drive. But two hours ago, I mistakenly deleted some of these files while trying to transfer them from the USB flash drive to my computer. I know clearly that I cannot restore the deleted data from Recycle Bin because the USB deleted files were not moved to there. Does anyone know how to recover deleted files from USB flash drive?

What is the best way to undelete files from USB or external hard drive?

Now removable storage devices like USB flash drive, memory card, external hard drive are becoming an indispensable part of people's life. It helps you store your important data such as music, pictures, videos etc. But sometimes unexpected data loss disaster caused by certain reasons can make you lose all your crucial data just in seconds. To rescue your files, you 'd better learn how to recover data from external hard drive/USB flash drive/memory card/cf card, etc.

But what is the best way to recover deleted files from USB or external hard drive? Usually, to recover deleted files from hard drive/USB flash drive/external hard drive/memory card/cf card/Recycle Bin is one of the most difficult tasks for many users. Sometimes you spend laborious hours on it but with no result. So here we would like to recommend you to try a powerful data undelete software to safely and efficiently rescue your data. Hre you can use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free to get the deleted data back before that space is overwritten by new data.

Video tutorial: recover deleted or lost USB/extenral hard drive files and data with simple clicks

You can download and install EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard in your PC and follow below video tutorial to see how to simply get all lost files back now:

Step by step guide: recover deleted files on USB or external hard drive with EaseUS file recovery software

When data gets deleted off a hard drive/flash drive/external hard drive/memory card, it doesn't actually get permanently erased. What happens is that the space that was occupied by the deleted file is now freed up, and becomes listed as re-usable space. 

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a very easy-to -use and comprehensive undelete file software which can help you recover formatted data, restore deleted files from hard drive and recover data from lost partition in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. You can try it with below detail guide steps to undelete USB or external hard drive files now:

Step 1. Connect the USB drive to PC, launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the USB drive and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files on the disk.

Recover deleted files from USB - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Recover deleted files from USB - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After scan, choose the lost data found by this recovery tool and click "Recover" button to retrieve them back from USB drive. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Selectively recover deleted files from USB