Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Flash Drive File Errors

05 Sep 2016   #1
XLR8TX

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Flash Drive File Errors

Hello. A few days ago I stored some files on an 8gb flash drive however when I plugged it in, the contents were missing. There was just a file labeled with some odd characters. I checked the drive and it said that some errors were found and fixed and that it placed the files in a folder named "Found".

Some of the files were intact however there were many .CHK file fragments. Is there any way to retrieve or fix these fragmented files?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
06 Sep 2016   #2
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP
 
 

Your drive is probably formatted as Fat32 and probably some the files got corrupted when you removed the drive when it was writing to it. If it happens constantly, it can be a drive fail.
There is no simple way to retrieve or fix these fragmented files. Just delete them.
I suggest you to copy all flash drive to a HDD and do a complete (not quick) format.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Flash Drive File Errors




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Flash Drive format errors!
Okay, So I was about to transfer some data onto my 64GB Toshiba flash drive, until I tried opening it. It said it needed to be formatted, so I did! I did a full format and it said "Windows was unable to complete the format". I looked it up and people were saying to go into disk management and...
Hardware & Devices
Ram drive, paging file keeps having errors
I have a 4GB ram drive and I am trying to set the paging file to it, but every time I restart it sends me an error message saying it doesn't have enough space, and it resets the paging file to my boot drive. whats confusing me is I know the ram drive has enough space, anyone have any ideas?
Performance & Maintenance
Creating a bootable flash drive from ISO file
First and foremost, I would like to apologize, as this is in regards to WinXP.... I have a friend that need to install Windows XP 32Bit, SP2. I do not have a hard copy, but I do have an ISO file, its about 640 MB. Its a custom computer that does not have USB bootable capabilities, But I'm...
Installation & Setup
Page File in a Flash Drive
So, i was thinking, i read somewhere that Flash Drives have very good read rates, and that's why Ready Boost uses them. I was wondering, does this work for page file? Will i notice an improvement? PS: I'm using two flash drives ( 2 and 16 GB ) with ready boost. I have 12 GB of RAM, is there...
Performance & Maintenance
USB Flash Drive Install Errors
When I plug in a flash drive, Windows always reports that it could not install the driver for it. First, I tried a SanDisk 2Gb Micro Cruzer with U3 Smartdrive. The Smartdrive installed OK, but the other partition did not show up. I then tried a Kingston 4Gb DataTraveler. This one does not have the...
Hardware & Devices


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:20.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App