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Windows 7: Restoring damaged files from USB flash drive

28 Apr 2015   #1

Windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
Restoring damaged files from USB flash drive

Hi, I have a huge problem with some files.

I was doing some maintenance and cleaning at friends PC, and I copied few folders he wanted me to keep to a USB flash drive. So I did everything I had to, and went to copy those files back to his PC, there were few folders and some pictures. So everything copied normally, folders with word documents, pictures expect two folders that had only pictures in them.

I cant copy those folders to his pc, I cant copy them to my pc, cant open them cant do nothing (screenshot attached)

Is there any way to restore those files, they are really important to my friend, and any help would be appreciated. Thanks

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03 May 2015   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32 bit

Welcome to Seven Forums.

Not clear what you are saying.

You copied some flolders/files from a PC to a USB pendrive.

Copy means that the originals stay put in the PC.

Do you mean that you moved those folders/files from the PC to the pendrive?
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03 May 2015   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-Bit

Looks like the file system is corrupted. Did you safely remove the USB stick after the data was copied? You may clone the usb drive and then run CHKDSK to see if there is any file system errors.
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