Kingston DataTraveler G4 Flash USB Key 32GB Data Recovery
Recovering data from a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB not recognised by a computer
Data recovery on a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB can be tricky as the device is very small and circuits inside it are extremely sensitive to shock, damage, bad manipulation or humidity. Error messages like ‘USB device not recognised’ or ‘You need to format the disk before you can use it’ can be confusing and worrying, particularly if you have important data saved on the flash drive.
Causes of a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB failure
USB flash drives – also known as thumb drives, jump drives, key chain drives, pen drives. memory units or data sticks – are a very easy, cheap and quick way to store a vast amount of data. They are small enough to be carried around but are prone to issues given the small size of their integrated electronic circuit boards where the data is saved. Just like any other electronic devices, USB flash drives, including Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB, are exposed to several detrimental factors that can trigger some malfunctions including shocks, water or humidity damages, dusts or physical damages and cracks due to a fall. When these affect a flash drive, the data can also be affected and urgent action may be required in order to carry out a professional Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB data recovery.
Symptoms of data failure of a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB
When the user plugs the flash drive in, the device says it wants to reformat. But there is data on the USB stick that the client would like to recover it. The only solution is to perform a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB data recovery. Our team of experienced technicians have the know how to recover flash drives that are not recognised by the computer. The success rate is high unless the flash drive integrated circuit boards have been so severely damaged that the data is unrecoverable.
How to recover data on a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB that isn’t recognised by a computer?
If a Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB isn’t mounting and isn’t identified by the system, a succession of technical steps must be followed to attempt the recovery of the data saved on the drive.
- Data Doctor technicians make a physical copy of the flash drive sector by sector on one of the company’s hard drive using PC 3000 data extractor.
- They then mount the image of the data virtually in order to recreate the initial structure that was on the flash drive
- The data is recovered and transferred onto an external hard drive and handed it to the client.
- The Kingston DataTraveler G4 flash USB key 32GB can be disposed of or destroyed as it’s no longer possible or reliable to use it after a failure
In this case, data loss was avoided, and the data is now safely backed up onto an external hard drive.