How to Delete Hidden Files from Flash Drive?


Have you hidden your files on your flash drive and now want to know how to delete hidden files from flash drive to get rid of unauthorized access? If YES, then don’t get worried because it is possible to delete hidden files from flash drive by making use of advanced software which will help you to delete hidden files from flash drive within a short period of time. Once deleted, you cannot recover those files using any professional data recovery software in order to safeguard your hidden files and also to free up memory space on your flash drive.

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Flash drive is a small data storage device which includes flash memory with an integrated universal serial bus interface. Flash drives are rewritable drives therefore it is called as flash memory drives. These drives are portable devices which can be used to connect and transfer data to the computer. As these are portable devices, one can use it to transfer data between several computers, backup your important data, can be carried to any place at anytime. Flash drives have less storage space than an external hard drive but they are more durable as they don’t have any internal or external moving parts. Flash drives vary in size and shape and can hold up to gigabytes of data. Flash drives are also called as pen drives, thumb drives, jump drives, key drives, memory keys and simply USB drives.

Hidden files are the files which will be saved or stored on your data storage devices and it also consume memory space depending on the file size but only difference between hidden files and other files is, hidden files will be invisible and the user can’t find or see the hidden files on the data storage device.

How the files will be hidden on flash drives?

  • Manual Setting: User may hide some of the important or confidential data files on flash drive which is not to be accessed or viewed by other users by using “Hidden” option after connecting the flash drive to the computer.
  • Due to Malwares: When you connect your flash drive to the virus infected computer, the files on your flash drive will get corrupt or will become hidden.

So in order to increase memory space on your flash drive and to avoid misuse of your confidential hidden data, it is important to delete hidden files from flash drive once they are not useful. It can be done manually by using “show hidden files” option and then delete, but it will not be so effective. So make use of a tool which will let you know how to delete hidden files from flash drive and one best tool to do this work is Remo MORE Software.

Why Remo MORE Software?

Remo MORE Software is recommended by industry experts to delete hidden files from flash drive. This software guides you in simple methods on how to delete hidden files from flash drive. It is a simple and has a user friendly graphical interface tool so in order to use this tool to delete hidden files from USB, you need not to have any technical knowledge. By using this tool, you can also delete hidden files from computer hard drive, and also from other data storage devices. With the help of this software you can also compress files, wipe data beyond recovery, optimize the Operating System performance, improve memory performance, delete duplicate files, etc.

Procedure to delete hidden files from flash drive

Step 1: Download and install Remo MORE software on your system to delete hidden files from USB. Run the software and you will get Remo File Eraser main screen from that, click on "Erase files/folders" option as shown in Fig A to remove hidden files in pen drive.

Fig A: Click on Erase Files/Folder

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Step 2: Now connect your flash drive to the system and then select flash drive to start deleting hidden files from USB flash drive as shown in Fig B.

Fig B:Select Drive

Step 3: Now Select the Wiping method to delete hidden files from USB flash drive as shown in Fig C.

Fig C: Select Wiping Method

Step 4: The process of wiping or deleting the hidden files is in progress as shown in Fig D.

Fig D: Deleting Hidden Files

Step 5: The process of wiping or deleting Hidden files from flash drive is completed as shown in Fig E.

Fig E: Hidden Files Deleted from Flash Drive

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