Regain Files from 8GB SD Card

SD card is compact and commonly used storage device in this modern era for digital data storage. These cards are available in different storage capacities and sizes. It has many advantageous features like easy to use, light-weight, portable, reliable and many more. It is used in digital cameras, camcorder, media players, laptops, Smartphone, etc.

You would have connected 8GB SD card to Windows desktop to copy all files from it. After selecting entire files, you may have unintentionally selected delete option instead of copy option. Now your entire files present in 8GB SD card are erased permanently. However it is easy to recover files from 8GB SD card by making use of prominent card recovery software. Before knowing about recovery product, let us discuss few causes for loss of files from 8GB SD card:

  • Accidentally formatting / reformatting 8GB SD card leads to deletion of complete files from it
  • Unplugging 8GB SD card from desktop without using Eject option
  • While transferring files from 8GB SD card to computer hard drive using Cut + Paste command, if any interruption occurs then it may erase those files
  • Using unauthorized antivirus program to scan for virus / malware threats on 8GB SD card can remove infected files without notifying user
  • Trying to save media files even when storage space is less on SD card can result in card corruption and data loss
  • Using digital device when battery is nil leads to loss of files on SD card due to card damage

Application to recover 8GB SD card:

Yodot Photo Recovery is used to recover files from 8GB SD card on Windows operating system. This app can restore generic media files, Office files, compressed files, etc. from external and internal hard drive, pen drive, memory card, SSD drives, FireWire drives and many other drives. It can retrieve files from various manufacturers like LG, SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston, iBall, Toshiba, Sony and others. More to this, it can restore files from erased SD card, XD card, CF card, etc. The advantageous feature of this product is that you can save recovery process at any time and resume it at later stage without rescanning entire drive again. User can preview recovered media files to evaluate recovery results. This application supports on Windows 10, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating system. For Mac user, Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is used to recover media files from memory cards and other devcies on Mac operating system like Lion, Leopard, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard, Maverick, and Yosemite.

Procedure to restore files from 8GB SD card:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on your computer and connect 8GB SD card to it
  • Launch the software to initiate recovery process and follow instruction on window
  • On main screen you will get two options namely 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • Select required option to restore media files from 8GB SD card on Windows computer
  • This tool will scan entire hard drive and displays all logical drives that are present on it
  • Select 8GB SD card from which you need to recover media files and hit on 'Next' option
  • Now the utility scans selected drive and shows all recovered files in two views such as 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • Examine your retrieved files using 'Preview' option
  • Finally save them using 'Save' option to your desired location but not on to 8GB SD card that was scanned

Points to be noted:

  • Do not use same 8GB SD card on multiple devices
  • Avoid pulling SD card abruptly from desktop while moving files

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