Recover Media Files from SDXC Card

“I have connected SDXC card to my Windows computer to view some files. But when I clicked on the drive representing SDXC card, it refused to open and displayed a message that “access denied”. Has anyone faced this kind of error while trying to access files from SDXC card? If yes then kindly let me know how to get rid of it."

The above mentioned situation is common nowadays. As SDXC cards are being used in different devices, it is obvious to get such errors. But it’s not end actually!!! To take you out from data loss trouble, many recovery tools have been launched so you make use of one effective card recovery tool to get back your precious data from SDXC card.

Few other reasons liable for data loss from SDXC cards are:

  • Interrupted read / write process: Interruptions in the read and write process is the main reason behind file system errors. The read / write process can be interrupted by sudden power failure, abrupt removal of the SDXC card or accidental system shut down during file transfer, etc. The file system of the SDXC card gets corrupted due to incomplete read and write process, which corrupts SDXC card and throws various errors when you try to access its data
  • Accidental Formatting: While removing SDXC card from your computer, many users prefer clicking on “Eject” option. But sometimes you may accidentally click on “Format” option present just above the “Eject”. Windows displays a warning message asking you are sure to format your card. If you ignore this message and go further to format your card, then entire data present in SDXC card gets erased and you will lose it
  • Boot Sector corruption: SDXC card has a boot sector which is responsible for setting up the geometry of your card. While accessing files from camera, if you face any errors such as “SDXC card cannot be formatted” or “SDXC card unreadable” etc. then it may make you lose files due to corruption in card’s boot sector

Is it possible to get data from SDXC card?

Lost data does not really lost yet until its space on SDXC card gets overwritten with new files. Once the file gets deleted from SDXC card, the file system simply flags that space on card as vacant meaning that the area can be overwritten with new data if needed. However, if you want your data back you better act quickly since the longer you wait the more greater the possibility of losing data forever. Keeping this point in mind, it is good to have card recovery software in your computer so that you can connect your SDXC card to it and start recovering its files.

SDXC card recovery tool:

When you encountered data loss from SDXC, there arises a common question which card recovery software is the best one to use? Undoubtedly you can use Yodot Photo Recovery software because this software can recover almost all file types from SDXC card without missing a single one. The program supports the recovery of generic photo files which include JPG, BMP, TIFF, PNG, GIF and also RAW image files such as CRW, NEF, ORF, CR2, MRW SR2, SRF etc. from SDXC card used in various digital cameras, camcorders, etc. this software works compatibly on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems. Moreover, you can recover video files, music files and other documents that were deleted or lost from SDXC card.

Steps to recover SDXC card files on Windows:

  • First of all connect SDXC card to the computer with the help of a card reader
  • Now, download the software and install it to your computer
  • After installation, run the software to find out recovery steps
  • On the main screen you will find two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select any one out of the two with respect to the situation you have faced
  • Once you select the option, the drives that are present in your system will be displayed. It even displays the external storage device i.e. SDXC memory card
  • Choose the one from which you want to recover files
  • The software now starts scanning and shows the files that are present in the drive
  • On the right hand side of the window, you can see a search option. Make use of the search box in order to choose particular files you are looking for
  • Once the selection is done, the software starts scanning and display the files that has been selected
  • Select the one you want to recover and press on “Next”. Preview the files prior to saving and finally browse the location to save the recovered files

Necessary Steps:

  • Avoid adding files on SDXC card when it is almost full
  • In order to prevent overwriting, do not add anything on SDXC card after data loss
  • It is suggested to install antivirus software in your computer to eliminate virus from SDXC card

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