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Windows 7: Files hidden when they are actually on there.

12 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Files hidden when they are actually on there.

I recommend reading this first to get a background story: Flash Drive USB error "Not Accessible" and "Needs to be Formatted"

I got my USB Flash Drive to work, and I can store things on there. Although the files I still had on there are still there, but hidden.

How can I recover these files? I tried Recuva, and other programs but they only find ~233mb out of the 1GB that I have in total on the USB Drive.

Help would be very appreciated.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Dec 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Sorry for double post, but I am going to mark this as solved. I took it took a technician and they said basically the Flash Drive was waring down, and when I plugged it in the Mac it reset the flash drive and erased everything, and only a few files were left.
Thanks to all that helped!
For those reading this, learn from my mistake and SAVE YOUR INFO IN TWO PLACES! DON'T END UP LIKE ME.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Dec 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1

And don't plug a Windows USB flash into a Mac.
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