Apacer USB 3.0 Repair and Format Tool Free Download

Abby Haines updated on Aug 06, 2019 to Storage Media Recovery | How-to Articles

Summary

This page offers a direct download link for Apacer USB 3.0 repair tool and a manual guide, for how to use the Format and Restore function to repair a not working Apacer USB flash drive. To protect data from erasing during the troubleshooting course, you must back up the data. If cannot access or open the USB flash drive at that moment, use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for help.

If you are one of the Apacer users, having trouble in formatting or accessing your USB flash drive, you may need an Apacer USB 3.0 repair tool for help. It can fix specific models of Apacer-signed drives and partitions, providing full compatibility with AH1xx, AH3xx, and AH5xx models. Here we will show you how to download Apacer USB 3.0 repair tool to repair Apacer USB flash drive by disk formatting & factory resetting without data loss.

How to Download and Install Apacer USB 3.0 Repair Tool

Download USB 3.0 Repair tool 3.21.0.0

This is a direct download link for Apacer USB repair tool you're looking for, and within which there is a Restore_v3.23.exe file. Double click on it and run the application on your computer. It fully supports the latest Windows 10.

You'll then have two options after launch: Format & Restore. Before proceeding with either option, we ask you to pay very close attention to its consequence. As the screenshot demonstrates, formatting the target drive or restoring to factory resettings results in a complete loss of data it contains, so you must back up data in advance.

Apacer USB 3.0 repair tool features

How to Back up Apacer USB Flash Drive

On the condition that the flash drive with issues is able to open, it's easy to copy and paste the whole USB drive data to other storage drives. But errors like "you need to format the disk", RAW drive, "flash drive not formatted", bad sectors, file system corruption, "please insert the disk", etc occur a lot, and they will prevent you from accessing your Apacer USB flash drive and data. How to get data off from inaccessible Apacer USB flash drive? Use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for help. EaseUS hard disk data recovery is a reliable Apacer USB flash drive recovery utility that can help you manage this job in all these cases with ease.

Guide: Recover Data from an Inaccessible or Corrupted Apacer USB Flash Drive:

Step 1. Connect USB to your PC and run USB data recovery software.

  • Connect the USB flash drive on which your files to your computer and launch EaseUS USB data recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard on your PC.
  • Select your USB drive under External Devices and click Scan to start finding your lost files.
Select USB to scan and find lost files.

Step 2. Scan to find all lost files from USB.

  • EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will thoroughly scan your USB flash drive and find all your lost data on it.
Scan USB drive to find lost files.

Step 3. Restore all lost files from USB.

  • After the scanning process, you can check and preview found USB files in this program.
  • "Deleted Files" is for you to find deleted files. And "Lost Partition Files" is quick access to find formatted data.
  • Double-click the files to preview and choose available ones, click "Recover" to save them to a secure location on your PC or other external storage devices
Restore lost USB data.

Fix an Apacer USB Flash Drive with Apacer USB 3.0 Repair Tool

Notes: The tool is used for USB flash drive repair only, the repair may fail if the USB flash drive has a severe hardware malfunction. Please contact the support for getting further service.

Guide: Format and Restore Apacer USB Flash Drive

Step 1. Connect your Apacer USB flash drive to the computer and run the repair tool. 

Apacer USB 3.0 repair tool interface

Step 2. For a quick format, select Format. Choose the USB drive you're going to format and select a file system between NTFS and FAT16 for the drive. Click Format, confirm that you've backed up data, and wait for the format to complete.

Apacer USB 3.0 repair format option

Step 3. For a low-level format (restore it to the default configuration/factory setting), select Restore. Confirm that you want to continue with the Restore and wait for the restore completed.

Apacer USB 3.0 repair restore option

Important
If you get the write-protected error message "The disk is write protected", please note that you can successfully format the device only after you remove the write protection from the Apacer USB flash drive.

Regedit.exe is a free Apacer write-protected format utility that can help. 

Step 1. Press Windows + R to open Run, type Regedit to open the Registry editor. 

open registry editor to remove apacer usb flash drive write protection

Step 2. In the Registry Editor, Navigate to the following key: 
Computer\HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\StorageDevicePolicies

Step 3. Double-click on the WriteProtect value in the right-hand pane of Regedit.exe. Change the Value data from 1 to 0 and click OK to save the change. 

Step 4. Close Regedit and restart your computer. 

After finishing all the steps, re-connect your Apacer USB flash drive, and you will find that the write protection has been removed and the device is available for formatting. 

 
 

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

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

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

5. 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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