Retrieve Files from Corrupted Micro SD Card

SD is abbreviation given for Secure Digital, which is a non volatile memory card that has found its uses in cell phones, digital cameras, GPS navigation devices and some of the famous tablet computers. Storing and accessing information from Micro SD cards is quite easy. As days are passing by, these Micro SD cards are getting cheaper and are being equipped with more capacity to store large amount of information in them.

Now let’s get a brief knowledge about what are the foremost features of Micro SD card that attracted majority of customers. It’s easily available, has support on majority of devices, can store up-to 64GB of data and has support for more than 400 brands categorized into more than 8000 models. However, sometimes as a result of virus infection or due to sudden loss of power while using Micro SD card, it gets corrupted causing loss of all the valuable photos and other media files stored in it. There is no need to get upset! Lost or deleted photos can be restored by using the effective card recovery tool.

There are many reasons that have higher impact leading to Micro SD card corruption. Let us gather some information about those scenarios:

  • Malware Infection: Malware infection corrupts your Micro SD card. This infectious program gets in to the system when you are using internet and corrupts the Micro SD card that is connected to the computer. Therefore it’s highly recommended to use a good antivirus application that prevents your system from getting infected with virus else you may encounter loss of valuable photos
  • File Transfer Interruptions: Some factors like power surge, sudden removal of Micro SD card from system and sudden system shutdown while transferring files between Micro SD card and computer can cause SD card corruption as a result data stored in it becomes inaccessible
  • Format process: Unwanted interruption during format process causes corruption to Micro SD card. It’s always best to avoid unnecessary formatting and to just delete the unnecessary information stored in it
  • System Crash: Sudden crash of system when the Micro SD card has been connected to transfer pictures can cause its corruption

Overview of Yodot Card Recovery tool

Yodot Photo Recovery application has been loaded with highly advanced features to retrieve data from corrupt memory card on Windows OS. Deep scanning engines are added in this software so that not even a single file is missed which were saved in Micro SD card. Users can preview recovered photos, videos and music files from corrupted Micro SD card. Save Recovery Session option provides you to save the recovery process at any point of time and resume it at later stage without having to rescan your entire drive again. Get a demo version of this application to try your chances of getting back data from corrupted Micro SD card.

Step by step procedure to recover photos from corrupt Micro SD Card:

  • Download and install Yodot Card Recovery application in the system by logging in as local system administrator
  • Connect the respective Micro SD card to computer and run the program by clicking on icon that is present on Desktop
  • Click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” as per the scenario that has caused loss of pictures from the storage media
  • After the user has selected desired option, you are listed with the number of drives and all you have to do is to select the respective one from where all pictures are lost or deleted
  • Now all that needs to be done is to click on “Next” button that will begin the scanning process
  • The recovered image files are listed in “Data View” or “File Type View”, chose the required one and get along with saving image file
  • Option are provided to preview the photos before restoring them on the computer drive

Helpful Steps:

  • Keep a good habit of removing the memory card from computer with proper procedure
  • Do not connect Micro SD card to devices that are already infected with virus
  • Avoid using Micro SD card on different operating systems which may result in its corruption

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