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    Default USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Hey guys,

    my 4gb pen-drive.. i plugged it in some idiots laptop for data exchange and all i see was "nothing/blank" when i clicked open the pen-drive in his old xp running system. well, i later on used a mac to delete all the "creepy" files/folders (read newfolder.exe , milimeter.exe) etc.

    now when i am using it on my system, i have it run through avast. it scans all that 3gb data on it, finds nothing. but when i open the drive, again it shows nothing. :|

    any idea what may have gone wrong?
    would be thankful for the help.

    have a great day.
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    If you have emptied the trash can when the USB stick is plugged in, does Avast still scan 3GB?
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Quote Originally Posted by Baserk View Post
    If you have emptied the trash can when the USB stick is plugged in, does Avast still scan 3GB?
    YuP ..!! it does..i scanned the drive on various systems (all with avast only) they all scan 3gb data.

    scanning shows no threat found, scans the data like normal..only does not show any data
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Have you tried scanning the usb drive with MalwareBytes......
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Quote Originally Posted by -L1GHTGAM3R- View Post
    Have you tried scanning the usb drive with MalwareBytes......
    yup.. and the result comes same .. no threat found :/ [scanned with MalwareBytes, avast, avira, hopeless McAfee and result is same.]
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    very interesting......it might be that whatever virus or malware hid the files Try this.....it wont hurt to try

    1. click start>>run>>type in "cmd"
    2. type the location of your flash drive.. e.g. "d:", "e:", "f:", etc..
    3. type "dir /ah"
    *you will now see the files/folders with hidden attributes
    4. type "attrib [name of file/folder] -r -a -s -h"
    *if you're going to unhide files, you should type the whole name plus the extension (format).. example "attrib party.jpg -r -a -s -h"
    **if you have folders with 6 characters and above, type the first 6 characters then "~1".. example for folder named "birthday"
    "attrib birthd~1 -r -a -s -h"
    5. you should repeatedly type dir /ah after unhiding some files/folders so you'll know if they're now working or not..
    6. now check you flash drive.. it should be there..
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Quote Originally Posted by -L1GHTGAM3R- View Post
    very interesting......it might be that whatever virus or malware hid the files Try this.....it wont hurt to try

    1. click start>>run>>type in "cmd"
    2. type the location of your flash drive.. e.g. "d:", "e:", "f:", etc..
    3. type "dir /ah"
    *you will now see the files/folders with hidden attributes
    4. type "attrib [name of file/folder] -r -a -s -h"
    *if you're going to unhide files, you should type the whole name plus the extension (format).. example "attrib party.jpg -r -a -s -h"
    **if you have folders with 6 characters and above, type the first 6 characters then "~1".. example for folder named "birthday"
    "attrib birthd~1 -r -a -s -h"
    5. you should repeatedly type dir /ah after unhiding some files/folders so you'll know if they're now working or not..
    6. now check you flash drive.. it should be there..

    Hey L1GHTGAM3R,

    thanks a TON for the helps bro.. but there is still a glitch here.. :/ i followed your steps (for that i am uploading a screengrab too) but didnt help much. only benefit is that now i remember what all folders / files are in my drive

    please check the image and tell me if i am doing something wrong in command prompt.
    thanks man,.
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    OH !! the MORNAR btw.. i hate this bugger.. tell me someone what is this how to kill this !! it runs me mad each time i see this..i googled and it tell me about some footballer
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Go here and check it out can be useful:
    Tutkiun!: Solutions to USB pen drive problems
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    Default Re: USB pen drive does not show any data inside it..

    Quote Originally Posted by -L1GHTGAM3R- View Post
    Go here and check it out can be useful:
    Tutkiun!: Solutions to USB pen drive problems
    hmmm.. shall try these things and ll let you know the result ,thanks mate.
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