Restore Photos from Faulty Memory Card

“Few days back I had been on a vacation trip with my friends. I had taken my newly brought camera to capture many pictures and videos. After returning home, I removed memory card from camera and after removing I noticed a note stating that ‘Please switch off your camera before card removal’. This action had great effect on memory card as it was not being detected on my computer and all the photos that were taken are now at the verge of getting lost. Please help me get them back! I really need them.”

Slightest mistake while handling camera can get you in much bigger trouble. From the above scenario, it comes to our mind that even minor negligence is not good in the digital world. Don’t get anxious if it is the same case that you have dealt with. Memory cards turning faulty, doesn’t mean that your pictures have been lost permanently. Effective recovery of pictures present from faulty memory card can be done. Get to know about the card recovery software after going through the scenarios behind memory card turning faulty or inaccessible mentioned below:

  • Interruptions during photo transfer: Transferring of photos from memory card to your system must be done without any interruptions. On account of any interruptions during photo transfer, you may face memory card corruption and also loss of photos that were being processed
  • Abrupt Format: Formatting process must be carried out by keeping data backup and also by making sure that there is good supply of power. If there is there is sudden system shutdown when formatting is carried out, then memory card might turn faulty or get corrupted, which blocks access to photos saved in it
  • Virus Infection: Your system goes through lot of hell when it’s infected with virus. Therefore it is not a good option for users to connect their memory card at this point of time. If connected, there are high chances that memory card corruption may occur, which becomes faulty leading to loss of photos from memory card

If you are equipped with photos on separate external memory space or in some other safe location, then your worries would have diminished in an instant. But, as these scenarios are not predictable, no one cares to keep an extra copy of photos. When sd memory card is faulty then it seem to give you a lot more headache than any other photo loss scenarios, you get anxious as to what can be done to overcome this situation. We recommend you to use Yodot Photo Recovery tool and see the desired results.

Faulty memory card recovery tool

Yodot Photo Recovery program meets all the requirements to restore photos that become inaccessible after memory card turns faulty. With the inclusion of highly effective recovery algorithms, user can easily rescue photos from different types of memory cards like SDHC, mini SD, micro SD, SDXC, CF, MMC, xD irrespective of the scenario that corrupted your memory card. Apart from recovering photos from faulty memory card, this tool can also be implied to get back videos, audios, documents and other files that were lost or erased from memory card. There are different photo recovery utilities that are compatible to recover photos from different platforms. For Windows and its supporting versions there is Yodot Photo Recovery application and then for different versions of Mac operating systems, use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to get images off faulty memory card.

Steps to rescue photos from faulty memory card:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery program by logging in as local system administrator
  • On completion of installation process, user can view shortcut icon on desktop
  • Connect your faulty memory card to the system and then launch the tool
  • On the main screen you will be provided with “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Click on Lost Photo Recovery and then proceed to next window
  • You will get the list of logical drives and external drives that are connected to the system
  • Select the drive that represents faults memory card and then start the scanning process
  • After completion of scanning process, restored data will be shown in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • User are provided with the option to preview the photos before saving them on relevant destination location

Things to keep in Mind:

  • Avoid using your memory card on different devices / systems
  • Maintain backup of important pictures before formatting your memory card
  • Double check the photos before deleting them