Restore Data from Crashed Memory Card

“Hi all, I have got a problem and want to share it here. I was trying to transfer few files from memory card to my computer drive then all of a sudden, memory card got crashed. I do not know what went wrong for it to crash and it is not working now. I want data on my crashed memory card at any cost. Please help me with a solution.”

Memory cards are used as storage media in various devices. One can store any amount of data in it based on its capacity. However, memory card may crash while using them on your computer or any other digital devices in various scenarios as given in above case. If you have stored important data on memory card then you will lose them if you do not have any backup from where you could restore data. There are various causes for memory card crash, some are as given below:

  • Software conflicts: When software conflict occurs on memory card, memory card crashes and data from it will be lost
  • Sudden shutdown of device: When suddenly digital device shuts down while usage then memory card on the device crashes
  • Virus infection: Virus infects memory card files and upon severe infection, memory card crashes leading to data loss
  • Less memory space: If memory space on memory card is less then upon trying to store data on it results in memory card crash

Whatever may be the scenario in which memory card data is lost, you can retrieve data from crashed memory card using reliable software like Yodot Photo Recovery software.

Crashed memory card recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the best card recovery software to restore data from crashed memory card. This utility is capable to retrieve data of different types like photos, videos, audios, documents, ZIP files, RAR files etc. from crashed memory card. This application helps you get back deleted or lost files in various scenarios from memory cards. You can recover data from corrupted MMC memory card and lots of other type of cards like CF card, SD card, SDHC card, SDxC card, xD card, etc. on your computer. It supports card recovery from crashed memory card on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS.

Procedural steps to recover data from crashed memory card:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software on your computer and install it
  • Connect crashed memory card to it and run installed tool
  • Select “Lost Photo Recovery” from main screen
  • Then select icon of crashed memory card and click on “Next”
  • Select file types which you want to restore, from the list on software wizard and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for selected file formats and displays result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select file and click on “Preview” option to view it
  • At last browse a location on computer drive and click on “Save” option to save recovered files


  • Keep backup of your important data on memory card and restore in case of loss
  • Do not remove memory card without switching off the device on which it is used