How to Data from Recover SanDisk Extreme Pro Cards?

“I use SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card on my digital camera to save all the captured photos. It’s a 32GB SDHC card and hence, holds numerous media files including pictures. Recently I was in a hurry to capture some mind-blowing pictures and my camera was running out of low battery. However I continued to capture those moments and that’s it, my cam got stuck and became unresponsive. Later, when I charged up the camera with sufficient battery and tried to view the pictures that were captured. But, the card was corrupt and didn’t open up. Still I didn’t understand what to do with this corrupt card. Someone suggest me with proper method to get back all my pictures from SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card. Please help.”

This is the commonest scenario seen among numerous memory card users. As, SanDisk Extreme Pro card facilitates quick way of storing data, it is greatly in use on various gadgets like digital cameras, video recorders, Smartphones, Tablets, MP3 players and many more. And thus users encounter various unknown situations that make them to lose data from SanDisk Extreme Pro card as mentioned above. Here we will provide the ultimate solution for all your data loss situations from SanDisk Extreme Pro cards.

Now, glance at different causes for losing data from SanDisk Extreme Pro flash card:

  • Generally card corruption is the most widely seen disaster in which entire data present on it becomes inaccessible. Extreme Pro card may get corrupt due to software conflicts / wrong usage of the storage media
  • Harmful spyware / virus infection to the memory card renders corruption of data saved on it
  • Any damage to the file system of SanDisk Extreme Pro card will corrupt the storage media and hence all files saved on it becomes futile
  • Accidentally formatting SanDisk Extreme Pro card when connected to system or while using on a digital gadget can also result in deletion of its data
  • Furthermore, abrupt removal of SanDisk Extreme Pro card when any of its file is still in use, interruptions while transferring files from or to the card, frequent power loss while accessing SanDisk card data, etc. credits to data loss from the memory device

In the above mentioned data loss disasters, users may think that data is lost permanently, but it is not true. This is because, inaccessibility or deletion of files don’t permanently remove them from storage device; it only erases registry entries of the lost files from file index table. Hence, the memory space will be marked as free even though data is still present on the storage device. And thus data can be easily retrieved back with the use of good card recovery tool, if SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card is not overwritten with new data.

SanDisk Extreme Pro recovery tool:

To accomplish the task of retrieving data from SanDisk Extreme Pro card make use of Yodot Photo Recovery tool. It is the safest and one of the renowned software that utterly brings back all files lost / erased from various SanDisk Extreme Pro memory devices like SDHC, micro SDHC, SDXC, CF and others. You can effortlessly revive pictures, video files, audios and other types of files from SanDisk Extreme Pro as well as from all other brands of memory devices on both Windows and Mac system. This memory card recovery product can be utilized on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems. Mac users can utilize Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to get back media files from SanDisk Extreme Pro memory cards on their Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion machines.

Recovery steps to regain SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card files:

  • Connect your SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card on Windows PC which is the victim of data loss
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery tool on that system
  • Go through the instructions to install and run the application
  • On successful completion, you will see two options in the main screen, “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Make your selection for either of the options based on data loss situation
  • Next, the tool recognizes all drives (logical as well as physical drives) present on the system
  • Select the drive that represents SanDisk Extreme Pro card and click on next
  • Now, select the file types that you wish to recover, if not by default all file types will be selected
  • By clicking next, the tool scans SanDisk card for selected file types
  • Save the recovery session to avoid rescanning of card in future
  • All retrieved files will be listed according to Data view / File type view options
  • Now, select required files and preview them
  • Further, use option to save recovered files to your destination location

Valuable Tips:

  • Do not use SanDisk Extreme Pro memory card of one gadget on various other gadgets
  • Make use of proper antivirus solution to get rid of harmful viruses
  • Never save recovered data to the same SanDisk Extreme Pro device after performing data recovery
  • Resist abrupt removal of card from any device / system