Retrieve Data from SanDisk Removable Media

“Please help, I’m in a dilemma. I unintentionally formatted my SanDisk removable media on my Windows system and now my valuable data is erased from it. Yesterday, when I connected SanDisk removable device to system, it displayed error warning that “Drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now”. In uncertainty I selected Yes option, so all files and folders were removed from it. Those are essential to precede my work. How can I bring back deleted data?”

If above scenario echo’s your problem? Then here you will get relevant solution to get rid over data loss from SanDisk removable media. Most of the users come across situations in which they erase or lose their most valuable data from SanDisk removable device that had been preserved from long back. Reasons may vary from one user to another for missing or losing data from SanDisk removable media, but the resolution is same for all types of data loss. First, let us discuss various instances that most of users often encounter frequently with SanDisk removable drive as mentioned below:

  • Mistakenly formatting the SanDisk removable storage device that holds all your vital information causes deletion of huge data
  • Unintentionally erasing the data using “Delete” option on SanDisk removable media leads to permanent deletion of data
  • Interruption while moving data from SanDisk external drive to system might also results in data loss
  • File system corruption, antivirus scan, logical conflicts, etc even count for missing of data from SanDisk removable media

However, lost or deleted data from SanDisk removable device is not permanently removed from its storage space. In all these and other scenarios, when files and folders are lost only the index entries of these files will be deleted by making data inaccessible to the operating system. Therefore, OS marks that storage space as free even though data is still exist on the same location. Hence, prevent using the SanDisk removable media for saving new data and make use of prominent data recovery software to regain your data from SanDisk removable drive.

Best remedy to get data from SanDisk removable media:

One of the best options to recover data from SanDisk removable drive is Yodot Hard Drive Recovery on your Windows PC. This utility is capable of restoring various formats of MS Office documents, photos, videos, music files, archive files and other files from SanDisk removable storage devices. This tool supports recovery of files from various types of SanDisk removal or external storage devices such as flash memory cards, USB drives, external hard drives, internal hard drives and others on Windows system. Other than SanDisk removable media, you can successfully rescue data from other brands of removal storage media like Transcend, HP, Hitachi, Corsair, Samsung, Sony, etc. This tool is compatible with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP and Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Steps to recover files from SanDisk removable drive:

  • Connect the SanDisk detachable device to Windows system
  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery utility and install on Windows PC
  • After launching the software, follow the on screen instructions
  • Form main screen, select any of options based on data loss scenario such as “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted/ Reformatted Recovery”
  • Then clicking next, the window displays all drives present on the system (including external drive)
  • Select the partition which represents your SanDisk removable device
  • Next, the application scans selected drive for lost or erased data and makes a list of rescuable files and folders
  • Choose the preferred files and continue to save them by specifying target location

Precautionary Tips:

  • Try to detach the SanDisk removable media using “Eject” or “Safe removal of hardware” option from system
  • It is better to backup essential data on some other storage space
  • Make effort of retrieving missing or deleted data from SanDisk removable device as soon as possible