Flash drive files will not open and they are labeled with symbol

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Clarissa - Sep 11, 2016 at 06:58 PM
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- Sep 12, 2016 at 04:29 PM
Please help! My flashdrive files will not open and they are labeled with symbols and numbers. I do not know what happen and need these files restored.

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Sep 12, 2016 at 03:49 AM
Hi Clarissa,

Unfortunately you may be facing some file corruption. I would recommenc you to run the Command Prompt and using the chkdsk L: /r command.
You need to change the L letter with the letter of your flash drive. Wait for the process to finish and try to acces the files again. I would recommend you to update your anti virus and do a complete system scan. If files are still not accessible try using some data recovery tool. I leave a link with some suggestions:

https://ccm.net/downloads/tools/file-management/

Hope this helps

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