USB can't access files

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- Feb 22, 2017 at 05:51 AM
Hello,

How Do I open the files on my usb flash drive? I tried the answer to one of the other usb questions, but when i enter it on the command, it says, files not located. Before it said folder empty, but I can see all files, just can't access and open them on my word document.

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Feb 21, 2017 at 11:06 AM
Hello name,

There are some data recovery programs that could do the job. You could search for them over the Internet. 
If they don't help you, then you could try to access the data using Linux Live USB / CD. Within the Ubuntu forum you can see the steps how to make a bootable flash. Once you have downloaded the .iso file, change the boot priority on the computer where the USB is placed. It is done through the BIOS and you must change the boot priority to be from USB ports and not the HDD. When it boots from the PC, you have to click on try option and not on the option to install the OS.

Hope this helps. Cheers.
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Run checkdisk on the flash drive. Follow the instruction with the following heading: Manual steps to run Chkdsk from My Computer or Windows Explorer found at this link http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265
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Feb 22, 2017 at 05:51 AM
Running chkdsk on a flash drive will ruin it !
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