Bring Back Data from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo

“I have SanDisk Memory Stick which I use in my camera to save captured photos and videos. Since I will go to holiday with my friends next week, I have decided to save entire photos from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo to my computer in order to free its space for saving more photos. But I have accidentally deleted entire data while transferring files to my computer. Can someone help me to get back my files from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo?”

After Sony, one of the popular manufacturers of memory Stick is SanDisk; it produced Memory Stick PRO Duo featured with advanced flash memory that offers greater reliability and faster performance on your Sony camera and camcorders, PlayStation or PSP gamers. With SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo, you can enjoy more games, downloadable contents, photos, videos and other data. But users often tend to commit mistakes and lose their precious files from it. Few instances for losing data from Memory Stick Pro Duo are listed down:

  • Carelessly removing SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo from Windows computer without following proper procedure that Windows OS suggests might cause loss of files from it
  • Connecting SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo to virus infected computer can render loss or deletion of files from it without any notification
  • Files from SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo may go missing when you forcefully remove it from camera or camcorder
  • Frequently using SanDisk Memory Stick PRO Duo on different devices can result in loss of files from it

However, files are not removed immediately after they are deleted or lost from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo. In fact, file contents still remain intact and readable; OS just marks memory space occupied by those files on SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo as available to reuse by new files. But it doesn't mean that your files will be kept intact forever in SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo; So, if you really need them, recover media files as early as possible before they get overwritten with new file contents. Otherwise, you cannot regain entire files from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo.

SanDisk Memory Stick recovery software:

For successful recovery of your files from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo, it is recommended to use Yodot Photo Recovery software. If you have downloaded this software on your computer, then recovering files from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo will be an easy task. It scans your memory stick and finally recovers deleted or lost files without damaging their actual quality. By using this card recovery software, you could bring back various types of images, videos, audio files, MS Office files and other documents stored on SanDisk Memory Stick Pro. If you are using Mac computer, then Mac version of card recovery software named Yodot Mac Photo Recovery can be used to regain data from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo on Mac OS X machines. You will be glad to know that along with SanDisk, you can also recover data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo on both Windows and Mac computer.

Procedure to get back files from SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo:

  • Connect SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo to your Windows computer and wait till it gets detected
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software to the computer on which you have connected SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo
  • Run the application and follow instructions given on the screen
  • Choose anyone out of the two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Mark on the check box besides the drive that indicates SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo
  • Permit software to scan the Memory Stick and select recoverable files
  • Utilize two view types named “Data View” and “File Type View” for easy file selection
  • Preview media files and finally store them on a safe location of your computer hard drive or on other external storage media

Informative Points:

  • To increase successful rate of recovery it is suggested to stop adding new data to SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo
  • Never connect SanDisk Memory Stick Pro Duo to any computer which is infected with viruses or other external threats

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