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cgbrowne
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I have a pen drive that is asking for formatting when inserted into a computer, when i check the drive, F: volume it fill with no free space. what can i do to save my files on the drive cause i don't wish to format the drive.

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Jun 15, 2016 at 04:37 PM
Have you used you pen drive another computer before the error occurred?
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Jun 16, 2016 at 03:17 AM
Hi cgbrowne,

Please open Disk Management and check if the pendrive has a correct file format. Try to change the drive letter, selecting another one that is not in use or reserved. Check the pendrive on another PC, or on a device like a TV or a DVD player. Are the files visible? If you still cannot access them, try using some data recovery tools. Once you copy all the important data format the pen drive.

Hope this helps

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