Recover Data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo

“I have connected Sony digital camera which is loaded with Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo to the computer in order to transfer photos. As Sony digital camera’s battery was running out of power, it got turned off and the transmission process interrupted for the same. When I charged digital camera to see whether everything is okay, I was shocked. The photos which I was supposed to transfer were missing from it. I checked my computer but those photos were not transferred to it. If someone has come across such problem and got the solution then please let me know.”

Photos from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo can be easily lost due to various reasons and above explained is one of them. There are many users who utilize Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo in their camera and camcorders as it delivers enough capacity to capture your cherished memories. It is ideal companion because of its easy plug and play usability providing immediate expansion of memory storage needed for carrying more photos, videos and other data. However, many people are under the impression that Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo can protect their data forever. But is not true!!! As data loss does not encounter without warning, it is recommended to keep another copy of files present in Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo. If you forget to do so then you might lose it due to following reasons:

  • You may choose a photo or video from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo and delete it. After deletion you might realize that it was of great importance
  • Unintentionally formatting Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo when its drive bar displays in red color when connected to computer
  • Mistakenly clicking on “Format” option instead of choosing option “Eject”  while removing Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo will erase complete data from it
  • Clicking pictures from digital camera when its battery to the last bar and about to die will make you lose photos from it

These are few mistakes which you may commit while using Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo. There are other logical issues which happen even if you are very careful about your Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo. They are.

  • Power failure while you are transferring data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo to computer
  • Virus infection on Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo which makes file system corrupted and denies you from accessing data from it
  • Improper shut down of your computer due to software malfunction when Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo is attached to it will make you lose data from it

Apart from these reasons, data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo could also get deleted due to some unknown reasons. But reasons do not matter when you have solution to overcome it and it being using powerful photo recovery software.

Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo Data Recovery Software

Yodot Photo Recovery will free you from above situation by recovering entire data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo. It would check Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo first and then recovers entire data without fail. It classifies data according to the situations so that you can easily make out which is deleted one and which is lost one. Being photo recovery software it has the ability to restore other media files such as music, videos and so on without damaging its original quality. In case you want to retrieve specific file type then it provides option to restore only that file type and save your time in scanning whole hard drive. You can make use of this software to restore data from not only Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo but other storage media devices such as memory card, USB drive, iPod, internal and external storage media etc. on both Windows and Mac operating system.

Go as directed to recover data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo

  • First, download the software and install it to your desktop or laptop
  • Attach Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo to your computer
  • Launch the software and stick to the main screen instructions
  • Pick “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover your deleted data or use “Lost Photo Recovery” options to recover your lost data
  • The tool now scans and displays all the logical and external drives present on your computer, select the drive which represents your Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo and click “Next”
  • Choose the file type which you need to recover or simply click on “Skip” button to display all the file types
  • The software scans the entire memory stick and displays all the recoverable files
  • Select the files which you want to recover and click on “Next” button
  • Save restored files to your desired location at last

Actions to be taken to prevent data loss

  • Do not make default storage location as Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo in your camera. If you do so, photos will be saved in camera memory and memory stick photos does not get harmed even if you click pictures when battery is low
  • Make sure that you regularly transfer data from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo to computer in order to safeguard it from any data loss disaster
  • If any case you encounter data loss from Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo then do not use it unless and until you retrieve files from it

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