Company staff and other computer users need to backup or transfer data for their documents or projects. Friends and relatives share photos and videos to enhance relationship. Therefore, external hard drive, memory card and flash drives have turned to be necessary devices. The popularity use of digital products like cell phone and digital cameras has increased the need of memory cards. Cell phones are able to store and paly videos and audios. Besides, USB drives are used for backing up data and systems.
In general, USB storage devices exist in different forms in our lives, and none of them can avoid file loss or damage. Thus SUB storage devices recovery is future-proof technology. First, let’s have a look at common USB devices.
External hard drive with traditional structure
Hard drives can be used as portable drive when they are put in HDD enclosure. Then hard drive can be connected to computer via USB port. Today, manufacturers produce external hard drives with special design and technology, thus some external hard drives have nice appearance, smaller size and very large capacity. The inter structure are the same as common hard drives which contains rotating platters and moving heads.
Flash memory data storage media
Unlike components of traditional hard drive, some USB device media consists of solid state memory parts, for instance, thumb drive, pen stick, USB flash drive, SDHC card, XD card, mini SD cards, SSD, etc. All of them belong to solid state memory media. They store files on memory chip instead of moving platters. Thus they come with light weight, large capacity and less noise. Solid state doesn’t mean they are so stable that they can resist violent smash or file loss. Improper connection or pulling out from computer may cause file system damage, which lead to partition corruption, for example it reports error message “Windows was unable to complete the format”.
Optical storage devices
Well-known optical storage media are CDs and DVDs, and yet they are kind of outdated. In the past, CDs and DVDs were ubiquitous and mainly used to store and backup data, such as photos, songs and movies. They could offer larger space compared with USB flash drive at that time. Strictly, they can’t be called USB drive, but they are portable and work as convenient as USB drive.
USB storage device recovery
It’s necessary to note that USB recovery is possible in most cases. It’s vital to stop all actions to the drive immediately. In additions, any attempts of fixing USB drive are not advised. Reliable and effective USB recovery software is correct choice, which can help you restore lost data safely and quickly.