Extract Data from Write Protected SD Card

Isn’t it annoying when your SD card becomes write protected, and you are unable to access files present in it? Or even add files to it? Well, don’t break your head now as many users face this problem. SD cards come with a LOCK switch to lock and unlock the card data write process. So when the lock is broken, the card is left in write protected state.

SD cards can also get write protected when –

  • They are used on multiple devices
  • They are abruptly removed from the storage device during file transfers
  • They are corrupted

When this happens and SD memory card is write protected, then you encounter huge data loss. This is because the card is locked and files present in it cannot be copied or edited. Furthermore, write protected SD card can get corrupted after –

  • Formatting the locked SD card
  • Using the locked card on multiple devices to check whether files are accessible

Under all these situations you would be worried about files present in the SD card. Don’t worry, with the help of Card Recovery tool, you can restore files from write protected SD card. And for this purpose, Yodot Card Recovery software comes in handy. This tool doesn’t damage the data present in the write protected SD memory card, and securely recovers files from it.

Data Recovery from Locked SD Card:

Yodot Card Recovery tool will retrieve files from locked SD memory card on Windows computer with utmost ease. The software will restore pictures, audios, videos, RAW images and many other files from SD card that is write protected. It even recovers data from SDHC, CF, mini SD, micro SD, SDXC, MMC, and other memory cards. This software also gets back deleted or lost files from internal hard drive, external hard disk, USB drive and other storage mediums. Files from corrupted, RAW, inaccessible, damaged, or unrecognized memory cards can also be recovered.

Steps to Recover Data from Write Protected SD Card:

  • Connect your write protected SD card to the computer via card reader
  • Download Yodot Card Recovery software and install it on this computer
  • Launch the software. On the main screen, select Lost Photo Recovery option.
  • Software shows a list of drives present on the system, select the drive representing SD card
  • Now the tool performs a scan of SD card that is write protected
  • Once scanning is completed, the recovered files from locked SD memory card is displayed
  • Preview the restored files, and save required ones on a location of your choice

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