I cannot access my important files or folders

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- Jun 4, 2016 at 11:45 AM
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Hello there i have a problem with some of my files and folders. I gathered some information that i was going to use pictures of or at least reference in a Batman project that I’m doing for arkhamverse.com. But a majority of the important files have somehow become corrupt the strange thing about is that only a few of my files and folders have been affected.

Here's 1 folder of the affected files:




And here are some of the unaffected files:



P.S. If it helps these files are located on a USB stick which has been quite reliable to me. Although this week is an obvious exception. .)

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Jun 4, 2016 at 04:29 PM
Hello,
# Download USB Fix
  • Launch it, a shortcut will be created on your desktop.

  • Choose "Clean" option.
  • A pop-up will follow
    Connect all your external data sources to your PC (Usb keys, sd cards external drives, etc...)
  • Once you're ready, click "OK".
  • While cleaning, you will lose access to your desktop, but this is normal.

The numbers of analyzed and infected elements are displayed.

Tutorial : http://www.en.usbfix.net/2014/02/usbfix-tutorial-clean-option/

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Jun 6, 2016 at 06:58 AM
Ok i've done what you suggested to do, but I'm still unsure of how I can recover my files.
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Jun 6, 2016 at 04:53 PM
After some research, it was found that the corrupted files cannot be restored.

Sorry about this bad news.
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Jun 7, 2016 at 02:55 AM
It's not as bad as I first thought a majority of the PDF files that I had to reference in the project were already backed up elsewhere on my computer. I'm still not sure about some of the pictures that I acquired recently, but if I can recover them I would only need to recover two PDF's for everything to be back to normal again.

On that note, is there anything that I can do to recover the aforementioned PDF's?.
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