un able to access flash drive

Posted on 2011-04-24
Last Modified: 2013-11-14
my usb flash drive is loaded with information which i could have accessed easily, however lately whenever i try to open it, i get the message "drive in E needs to be formatted, would you like to format now', no, i don't wish to format now, but i need to get the information on the drive. please help
Question by:shaquimaljad
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    Try it on another computer.

    If no joy then try TestDisk


    Just use TestDisk to examine your partition table and see what it makes of it.  As long as you don't save using TestDisk you'll be OK.

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    pleasure's all mine, and looking forward to your expert advice
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    Use recovermyfiles it can retrive your data
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