How to Retrieve Data from Dead Memory Card?

As memory cards get cheaper and larger in capacity, it’s getting easier to save media files and other data with great ease. It’s also much easier to lose data saved in the memory cards when it gets bad or dead. You cannot explore the card or it won’t be accessible on your device when there is problem in the file system that usually turns the card in dead condition. However, you can take advantage of some technology solutions to come over such problem. Actually, there are different data recovery software packages which can help you in getting back data from dead memory card with minimum efforts. Before that you might be so keen to know about basis causes which may drag you into such terrific data loss situation:

  • Using a memory card with many devices can lead to the data loss by rendering card dead or inaccessible
  • Memory card can turn dead after file system corruption because of frequent power surge improper ejection of the card during read/write operation etc
  • Memory cards can go dead after they are exposed to virus or malware attacks and don’t offer resistance to protect data from destructive actions imposed by viruses

Dead memory card recovery software!

Yodot Photo Recovery is the most focused utility that exists mainly to retrieve media files like RAW images, generic photo files, audio, video and other files from flash memory cards that are commonly used in digital cameras, camcorders, Smartphones, music players, Tablet and different type of multimedia gadgets. It comes with easy to use wizard and performs quick and hassle free data recovery from dead, corrupted or damaged memory cards like SD card, SDXC, CF, MicroSD, xD, MMC, SDHC etc. You can employ this application to recover files from MicroSD card showing RAW file system or after it gets formatted/re-formatted. This application supports data recovery from different brands of memory cards like Kingston, PNY, Lexar, SanDisk, transcend and many others after they go dead, inaccessible damaged, failed, crashed, etc. You can utilize this tool to perform memory card data recovery on all the latest Windows OS (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008) based laptop and computers.

Steps for restoring data from dead memory card:

  • Click at download button to get Yodot Photo Recovery application and completely install it on your computer
  • Connect that dead memory card using card adaptor and then launch the software
  • The main screen comes up displaying “Lost Photo Recovery” and “Deleted Photo Recovery” option
  • Click on “Lost Photo Recovery” tab and then you will be re-directed to the drive selection window
  • Here you have to select storage drive that stands for externally connected memory card and click the Next
  • This recovery program starts scanning the dead memory card and displays all restored files
  • Choose any file from the list and use Preview option to view file before save operation
  • Now you can save all recovered data to a desired storage location on your computer hard drive not to the memory card

Valuable Tips:

  • Do not save recovered data to same dead memory card to avoid overwriting of data
  • Scan memory card before using it on computer and do not use it on more digital gadgets for storing data
  • Always take backup of precious media files saved on memory card to computer hard drive or external storage drive