Don’t give up on your flash drives despite the fact that it seems corrupted, Just follow the guide below and resurrect it back to life.
How Can I Recover My Files From Infected Memory Card or Flash Drive?
==> Plug your USB Flash drive or Memory Card or whichever USB
storage that is affected, and then go to my computer page to note the drive
letter. In my case, my Flash drive letter is E
==> Use WIN+R key on your computer keyboard to launch run command
box, or alternatively go to Start>>All
Programs>>Accessories>>Click Command Prompt.
Alternatively in recent version of
windows you can click on Start and in the search box type “cmd” then
==>Click Start>>Computer/My Computer
==>Type E: (note your own drive letter… its very important)
then enter. You will notice that the
blinking line will go down and display E:>
Now type in attrib -s -h -r /s /d then enter, the
blinking line will go down again.
==>Go to your drive, and see if you can now see all of the
hidden files now.
After you “unhide” your files, remember to scan
your computer/Laptop for viruses if you don’t know how these files were hidden
in the first place.
You can download this software here
open the tool, select the infected drive, and then click