“Anyone who knows how to resolve my issue, Please assist me. I use a pen drive as a backup drive to store my all crucial files and document. Yesterday when I inserted in my pc and I tried to open my files then, I was shocked. My complete pen drive files convert into shortcut. Now I don’t know how to recover shortcut files from pen drive without destroying the files quality.”
Recover Shortcut Files from Pen Drive
Pen drive stored data become Shortcut is very common issues in these days. The main reason behind this issue is whenever you connect your pen drive to virus infected PC and other device data become Shortcut files and doesn’t open. Thus, user will lose all their data stored on the pen drive. Now I will tell you three methods of data recovery.
Recover Shortcut Files from Pen Drive By Using These Three Methods
- Manual Method
- Show hidden files
- The Third Party Software
Method 1:- Recover Shortcut Files from Pen Drive By Using Manual Method
Connect your pen drive to your PC. Then open command prompt and write attrib -h -r -s /s /d e:*.* (where “F” is drive letter, replace it with your drive letter i.e. pen drive). Then, open your USB pen drive to access the files. But, manual method will not work always. Hence, this is not an executable solution for your issue.
Method 2. Show Hidden Files to Open Shortcut Files
1. Open your Pen Drive
2. Open Folder Options
3. In Hidden files and folders hit Show hidden files and folders
4. Remove and hit Hide protected operating system files
If all of above methods not able to resolve your issues then you can go through pen drive data recovery software. To recover shortcut files from pen drive.
Method 3:- Recover Shortcut Files from Pen Drive By Using The Third Party Software
Pen drive data recovery software has advanced algorithms that assists to restore files from shortcut virus infected pen drive. This software scan your complete pen drive and find all the files. Even, files are deleted or undetectable pen drive data recovery software will recover all inaccessible data. By using this method user can recover data from SD card or memory card. This software is able to recover all brands of pen drive like: Sandisk, Toshiba, LG, Sony, Samsung etc.
How the Pen Drive Recovery Tool Works
Now, you know the working process of pen drive drive data recovery software. Just follow these steps that I given Below:
- Firstly download pen drive data recovery software and install it on your window system
- Now software provides two recovery option Scan and formatted Scan
To recover deleted and corrupted data user can use scan option.
To recover formatted data then user can use Formatted Scan option
3. Then preview recovered pen drive data and search
4. In the End user can save recovered data in your system
By using first and second methods user can not recover their data safely. Data always prone to delete permanently. If you want to recover your data instantly and safely user can try third party software.