Can my flash drive or at least the files on it be saved?
This flash drive of mine has my entire computer life on it; my writing, my photoshop art, my scanned or photographed hand art and a lot more. It’s a few years old and tonight I’m having trouble with it.
My Macbook refuses to read it anymore. My Acer and our family Tower PC will but I can not take any action with the files on it. When I try to move or delete the files it suddenly changes to appear as though the drive’s been wiped clean but a yank and pop back in will restore it.
Yesterday there was a strange occurrence that should have been a warning to me that something was wrong. In one of my folders I have images from a TV show organized into sub folders by season but several of them had reappeared in the main folder and when I tried to put them back into their subfolders I was told a file already existed there with the name.
There was also something else. I’d received a pop up at one point telling me the drive had not been ejected properly (on the Macbook), but the thing is it hadn’t been ejected at all! I always properly eject it from the Macbook.
Is there anyway I can at least get the files off the damn thing?
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