Pen drive not showing data but using space is one of the main reasons for data loss disaster. It usually prevents you from seeing your data while checking the used space and unused space are showing correctly. And the most possible for this issue is a virus attack. Some unknown viruses can not only infect your files but also makes them hidden. It creates an empty shortcut of your files and folders which leads to nowhere. Here’s solved Pen drive has data but not showing.
- Connect your pen drive to pc
- Confirm that the files are not in hidden mode.
- Click on “Start” >Run>
Or press the windows button +R
Type cmd and press Enter.
Here I assume your pen drive letter is H:
Enter this command
Select drive with H:
And type this command
attrib -a –r –s –h /s /d /l and press Enter
Now check your pen drive for the files. You have done.