Restore Data from Corrupt SDXC Card

“Hi guys!! Need help. Today morning, while accessing SDXC card on my Windows system it showed an error message like “SDXC card is damaged. Try reformatting it”. If I format SDXC card it will erase entire data stored in it, but I don’t want to do this because I have stored hundreds of pictures, collection of movies and lot of important documents in it. Instead of formatting is there any other solution to access data from damaged SDXC card. Please reply soon……”

SDXC card is a type of flash memory card mostly used in digital cameras to store images. It provides more storage capacity (up to 2TB) compared to other storage media cards. Due to its storage capacity it is in use among many users. When SDXC card is corrupted due to certain facts, data which is stored in it will become inaccessible. At this moment, if you try to access the card it will throw error message because the file structure or directory structure of SDXC is unreadable. To handle this kind of situation you need to use proficient memory card recovery software. Yodot Card Recovery is one such tool.

Before going to know more about this software just know some facts that will add to SDXC card corruption:

  • Using same SDXC card on different electronic gadgets or different operating system may cause to its corruption
  • Improper ejection of SDXC card from system may cause to its corruption as a result data which is stored in it will become inaccessible
  • Connecting SDXC card to virus infected system may cause to its damage

Software to get back data from damaged SDXC card:

Yodot Photo Recovery is efficient software to perform damaged SDXC card recovery on both Windows and Mac systems. By using simple list of options provided by this tool, user can restore different type of data such as raw images, music files, document files, movies, etc. from damaged SDXC card. It uses unique scanning algorithm by which it can regain all kind of files from corrupt SDXC card based on its file signature. It can support data recovery from all brands of SDXC card such as SanDisk, Lexar, Samsung, Sony, Kingston, etc. In addition to SDXC card, it will assists to regain data from XD, MMC, CF, Mini SD, Micro SD, XQD another memory cards, etc. Also, it can get back deleted content from SD card, deleted items from memory card and data recovery from flash card, RAW memory card. This utility is compatible with all Mac OS X Operating Systems such as Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, Lion, Yosemite and for Windows like Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating system.

Procedure to regain data from inaccessible SDXC card:

Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool on your Windows computer. Once installation is over, apply the below steps to get back data from damaged SDXC card

Step 1: Connect corrupt SDXC card to Windows computer and launch program

After connecting SDXC card to Windows system, run the application and follow instructions provided by this utility in order to recover data from corrupt SDXC card. From first screen of this tool you will get two options such as “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”, choose any option and move to next step

Step 2: Select SDXC card to scan

After first step, this program will display list of drives which is present in your Windows system, choose the drive which represents SDXC card. Later, it will start scanning selected damaged SDXC card for files

Step 3: Mark recovered files from corrupt SDXC card and save

After step 2, this software will display retrieved files in two different views i.e, “Data view” and “File Type View”. Mark the files which you want to get back and save them in a desired destination location other than source location (same SDXC card)

Note: If you are a Mac user, then use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to get back data from damaged SDXC card.

Tips to follow!!

  • Always eject SDXC card properly by using “eject” option provided by Windows system
  • Avoid to connect SDXC card to virus infected system
  • Never use same SDXC card on different electronic gadgets or different operating systems

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