Prevent a USB Flash Drive from Corrupting the Files and Folders Within It
This is how to prevent corrupted files to infect other non-corrupted files in your USB flash drive. These few Windows tweaks should help fix this problem.
1) In Device Manager, go to the Drives section and select your USB flash drive.
2) Select Policies and check Optimize for Performance.
3) Try not to just pull out the drive, especially for iPods; you need to left-click on the Safely
Remove Hardware icon in your system tray, and select your flash drive.
Only after Windows tells you that you can remove the drive, should you do so.
4) You may find that after clicking on the Safely Remove Hardware icon in your system and select the drive you wish to remove, your system may respond to the effect that The device cannot be removed at this time".
This indicates that either files are open, Windows has not completely written data to the device, or Windows will just not tolerate ejecting the device at this time. There are two fairly simple ways to resolve this:
5) Close all applications and try again,
6) Shut down your computer. Okay, this is not usually convenient, so:
7) Close all applications, and using Task Manager, end explorer.exe. You can try this method to restart it:
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