Pen drive is also called as Thumb drive, it is a portable memory card. The main purpose of this drive is to transfer the data from one computer to the other. You can store and transfer any kind of files types by using this thumb drive, such as image files, video files, audio files, documents, PDF files, software files, games, applications, and many more. Also some of the users use the thumb drive as to have backup of their important and personal data.
These thumb drives are manufactured by many of the featured brands such as Sony, SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, HP, Moser Baer, Lexar, etc. All these brands are developing the thumb drive with advanced technology and trying to compete with other brands. After all the thumb brands are manufactured with a lot of advanced technology there are chances of these drives getting formatted due to known or unknown reasons. Formatting of thumb drive is a great loss for the users who kept their important files and due to this the user may get frustrated.
Causes of formation of thumb drive:
Accidental Format: Whenever you connect the thumb drive to the computer, along with the Open and other options, there will be an option of Format. Unfortunately if you select that option without knowing, then all the files that are present in the thumb drive will be deleted.
Virus Infection: In the current scenario virus is very much abundant in almost all the storage devices. As the thumb drive is portable and is used by many computers so there are more chances of thumb drives getting attacked by the virus. If the virus infection is more then there are chances of displaying format popup message in order to access the thumb drive again, without format you cannot access the drive.
File System Corruption: File system of the storage device is the standard that maintained to know the details of the files present in it. There are many causes of file system gets corrupted, if file system gets corrupted then there are chances of displaying format option in order to access the thumb drive and then you are made to format the thumb drive forcefully.
In order to recover files from Thumb drive, then you need to opt for a formatted thumb drive recovery tool. In the current scenario the most reliable tool for formatted thumb drive recovery is Kingston Recovery utility.
This tool is used by the people all around the world and is associated with the simple interface which makes the users to perform recovery process of formatted thumb drive in easy manner. This tool is applicable for different versions of Windows (Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, etc.)