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What are the best apps for rescuing deleted data on flash drives?

I'm searching for an app to rescue my deleted data on my flash memory. They happily deleted with a Windows virus. What's your recommendation for this case?
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“The disk you inserted was not readable by this computer.” How do I access info on USB flashdrive?

Same message with other computers. Worried that I may have ejected incorrectly. Is there a way to retrieve the information on my USB flashdrive?
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Use 256GB USB Thumb Drive as main boot drive

My iMac is very slow and I would like to start from a fresh Mavericks install. But instead of spending the time to backup my internal drive, I would rather just get a big 256GB thumb drive and install ...
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Is “flash storage” the same “SSD”?

Looking to see if the two are interchangeable and if not what the differences are.
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Direct download link to Maverick image

I've just bought a used MacBook pro. I would like to install OSX 10.9 Mavericks from scratch, erasing all previous data and settings. I don't have the passwords for the computer, so I can't access the ...
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Install of NetBeans crashing (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013)

I am trying to install NetBeans but the the MBP crashes with the following log entries Jan 3 10:39:13 my-osx launchservicesd[89]: Application App:"Installer" asn:0x0-4c04c pid:1593 refs=7 @ ...
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Flash drive not recognised - Unknown device: “Voyager Mini 3.0”

I have a Retina Macbook Pro and have just received 6 x Voyager Mini USB 3.0 64GB drives (as gifts for colleagues). I've tried 3 of the drives and while they work in Windows 7 and Linux (Ubuntu ...
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Reflashing iPad at low level

I know you can do recovery mode and DFU but is there an even more low level way to wipe the device and do a full reflashing of the ROM with iOS7?
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Flash Drive Not Detected in Macbook Pro (Mountain Lion)

In my Macbook pro flash drive is not detected. But When I attach my iphone it is detected without problem. I also check in Disk Utility, but It is not shown. if I attached the same pen drive on ...
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Very slow copy from CF memory card

I'm running Mountain Lion on MacBook Air, and using Trascend CompactFlash 400x 32GB memory card for my dSLR camera. I tried to copy my pictures from the CF card using a USB 2.0 card reader and to ...
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How can I write to a USB 3 flash drive faster than 15 mb/s?

I've got a USB 3 flash drive that should be able to write at about 50 mb/s, but I'm only able to write to it at 15 mb/s. I'm using a Mac Mini 2012, which has four USB 3 ports. I am connecting the ...
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Can't transfer 4gbyte file from USB flash drive to Snow Leopard

I've been unable to transfer XCode 3.2.6, a 4gbyte .dmg file, from a USB flash drive to 2 snow leopard MacBooks. It stops at 2.2gbytes with an error. The flash drive is formatted with NTFS from a ...
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Apple iPhone 4 flash memory

I read that flash memory has a certain amount of read and write operations which can render it unusable after it has exceeded the threshhold. Is this something to be concerned about with regards to ...
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What is the benefit of using flash memory in the Macbook Air?

I don't understand why Apple does not use SSD drives in the Macbook Air like some other manufacturers to (e.g. Asus, Samsung). The technical specifications of the Macbook Air on Apple's website never ...