Memory Card Data Recovery on Windows 7

“Hi, I had connected my memory card on computer running with Windows 7 OS. When I clicked on the icon of detected memory card from Windows explorer, a pop up message is getting displayed that the drive needs to be formatted before proceeding to open it. It was working fine the last time when I used it. I do not understand what is wrong with it now. Please help me with a solution and save huge amount of my personal data in it. Thanks in advance...”

The above may be the situation in which you might have lost access to your important data on memory card. The reason for such error messages when trying to access the memory card is that the memory card might have got corrupted. This was discovered for the first time when you connected the memory card to Windows 7 system of yours. If you do not have any other copy of files consisted in memory card then you need not to bother. You can restore data from memory card in Windows 7 computer using data retrieval software. The recovery tool helps you get back data lost in various situations as given below:

  • Data Transfer Interruption: The process of transferring data between memory card and other drive on computer may halt for several inconveniences like sudden power failure, abrupt removal of memory, etc can render file loss from memory card
  • Formatting: Formatting memory card erases information of all files and folders stored in it from file system table of memory card
  • Deletion: Deleting data from memory card either intentionally or inadvertently causes loss of data forever
  • Virus Infection: Virus/malware infection to files on memory card result in inaccessibility of files which files may turn to hidden format

There are many situations like above in which data from memory card gets deleted or lost. However, you can retrieve data from memory card using efficient tool Yodot Photo Recovery on Windows 7 computer.

Memory card data recovery software for Windows 7:

Yodot Photo Recovery software helps you recover photos, videos, music files and other file formats from memory card on Windows 7 system. Also this tool can recognize and retrieve almost all RAW file forma specially generated by DSLR cameras. This program supports data recovery from memory card of different brands like Lexar, SanDisk, Transcend, Sony, PNY, Olympus, Kingston, etc. You can even restore data from Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 8 OS computer drives. Other than Windows 7, you can restore all media files from memory card on Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems.

Steps to get back data from memory card in Windows 7:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on your Windows 7 computer
  • Connect memory card to the system and run the tool
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” from main screen suiting scenario faced by you
  • Then select drive letter of memory card on Windows 7 and click on “Next”
  • Select file formats from next screen and click on “Next”
  • Software starts scanning for selected file formats from memory card and displays the result in few minutes
  • After scanning, the recovered files can be viewed in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select a media file which you want to view and click on “Preview”
  • Save recovered files on a computer drive using “Save” option


  • Use branded memory card readers on your Windows 7 or any other PC
  • Scan memory card on Windows 7 regularly to detect any threat to files

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