I can no longer access the files on my 32GB USB flash Drive

  julius44 04:05 15 Oct 2011

Hello and good morning to you all. I have a slight problem please. I have a 32gb usb flash drives which has been working flawlessly for the last few months....with my windows 7 laptop.and when I go to my computer it says 12.1GB free of 29.7GB,..then when i click on the drive it says this folder is empty!!! any suggestions please. I have kaspersky internet security 2012, and i did use this to scan it, but nothing came up.

But on thursday evening a friend inserted their usb flash drive into my laptop,..and kaspersky did detect a few viruses and neutralized them.

I just need to be able to access my flash drive again, asap. thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 10:50 15 Oct 2011

Will it read in another machine?

Recover data http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/smartrecovery.html

  julius44 11:54 16 Oct 2011

hello fruitbat, it shows up in other machines, BUT i still cannot access the files...still says folder empty

  lotvic 14:27 16 Oct 2011

Possibly this, Turn on "Show hidden files and folders." I think you will find your items are all there, just hidden


  gigagiggles 14:33 16 Oct 2011

From another PC, copy the flash drive's files onto that machine. When confident the transfer is legit, copy the files back into the re-formatted flash drive. If the files are sensitive, ensure the transfer is legit and complete from your own PC, then remove from the other PC.

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