Lexar USB Flash Drive Format & Repair Tool Free Download

Roxanne updated on Dec 03, 2020 to Data Recovery Resouce | How-to Articles

Formatting is an effective way for Lexar flash drive repair. When there is something wrong with your Lexar USB, and you need to repair it by formatting, you can first use data recovery software to recover files from your USB and then apply the Lexar USB format tool - EaseUS Partition Master to get things done.

Overview of Lexar USB Format & Repair

Your Lexar JumpDrive USB flash drive will bring you troubles when it is corrupted, becomes inaccessible, fails to work, doesn't show full capacity, refuses to format due to write protection, or other unknown reasons, etc. When any of these problems occur, a Lexar USB format is required to repair the Lexar JumpDrive USB flash drive in order to make it work properly.

Following are some of the irritating situations that can be fixed by formatting:

  • Lexar USB flash disk doesn't show full capacity in disk utility
  • Windows is unable to complete the format Lexar USB flash drive
  • Lexar USB flash drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now
  • Can't delete partition or copy files, because Lexar USB flash drive is write-protected
  • Lexar USB flash drive is not working, detected or recognized in Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP/Vista

However, if you format your Lexar USB directly to repair it, you will undoubtedly lose all the files on it. Then here comes the question: How to repair your Lexar USB drive by formatting without losing any data? When you need to solve the Lexar USB problem by formatting, the files on your flash drive is generally inaccessible. At this moment, it's advisable for you to recover data from your Lexar USB in advance, and then format it with a Lexar USB format tool.

How to Format/Repair Lexar USB Without Losing Data

There are two procedures for you to repair the Lexar USB. First, you need to recover the data on it. And then, you can format the Lexar USB to repair it. Below are the detailed steps:

Procedure 1. Recover Data from Inaccessible Lexar USB Flash Drive

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a reliable choice to recover data from your inaccessible Lexar USB. It is designed for users to easily find back lost and deleted data. The whole recovery process only covers three steps, convenient and time-saving. Here are some features of EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

  • Supports data recovery from USB, memory card, SD card, local/external hard drive, and more storage devices.
  • Provides two scan modes: Quick Scan and Deep Scan, helps you to find all you want.
  • Covers almost all data loss scenarios, including accidental deletion, partition loss, virus attack, etc
  • Trusted by Authoritative evaluation agencies such as SOFTPEDIA, techradar, cnet, etc.

Download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and follow the guide below to recover your Lexar USB data.

Step 1. Run USB data recovery software.

Connect the USB flash drive to your computer and launch EaseUS USB data recovery software on your PC. Select your USB drive which marks as a removable disk, and click "Scan" to start finding your lost files.

Select USB to scan and find lost files

Step 2. Scan all lost files from USB.

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will thoroughly scan your USB flash drive and find all your lost data on it. After the scanning process,  use the Filter feature to filter a specific file type. You can check and preview found USB files in this program.

Scan USB drive to find lost files

Step 3. Restore all lost files from USB.

A double-click will allow you to preview the file results. Choose the target files and click "Recover" to save them to a secure location on your PC or other external storage devices.

Restore lost USB data

After retrieving your data, you can repair the Lexar USB drive by formatting it with a professional USB formatting tool. 

Procedure 2. Format the Lexar USB to Repair It

EaseUS partition tool - EaseUS Partition Master can help you format your Lexar USB effectively. It can not only work as a Lexar USB formatting tool but also help you deal with all disk-related jobs in complex situations with ease. In addition to helping you format your Lexar USB flash drive, SD card, memory card, partition, hard drive, etc., there are many other attractive features it has.

Download EaseUS Partition Master here and follow the steps below to format your Lexar USB with a few simple clicks.

Step 1. Select the USB drive to format.

Connect your Lexar USB to your computer. Launch EaseUS partition software. Right-click the USB drive and choose "Format".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 1

Step 2. Set the drive letter and file system.

Assign a new partition label, file system (NTFS/FAT32/EXT2/EXT3), and cluster size to the selected partition, then click "OK".

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 2

Step 3. Check the warning box.

Click "OK" if you see the Warning window. Since you have recovered data from your USB in advance, don't worry about data loss here.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 3

Step 4. Apply the changes.

Click the "Execute operation" button first, and then click "Apply" to format the USB drive.

Format Hard Drive Partition - Step 4

If the Lexar USB drive is write-protected and unable to format, please try to remove the write-protection before formatting it with the EaseUS Lexar USB format tool. For more details, refer to the article about "The disk is write-protected".

The Bottom Line

To prevent data loss disaster that might happen during Lexar USB flash drive repair process, recover your data from the Lexar USB flash drive before formatting. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, a reliable data recovery tool, and EaseUS Partition Master, a USB flash drive repair tool, are the keys for successful Lexar flash drive repair. Whenever you have data recovery related or disk related problems on your storage device, download the programs, and follow the tips above for help. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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