How to Retrieve Deleted Data from PS2 Memory Card?

“Hello all, I am in need of some assistance. Few days ago, my son deleted all my saved games from the PS2 memory card. It had approximately 800 hours playing time on it and I want to get it back. I didn't get any useful information, even after I searched in internet. Can someone please suggest me, how can I get back my data? I am longing sincerely for any guidance that restores my data. Thanks in advance.”

Even though you have deleted data from PS2 memory card, it will not be removed permanently from the card. Instead, a delete tag will be assigned to deleted data and that data will be present on the playstation 2 memory, until you save new data on it. So now, first thing you must concentrate is maintain the PS2 card intact. Then try to connect it to your PC or laptop running with Windows OS and see whether PS2 is recognized or not. You can make use of these 3 methods one after the other to establish connection between PS2 and computer and verify whether PS2 is recognized on your computer or not.

1. Connecting via USB

Plug up USB multi-hub adapter into USB port of computer > Insert the PS2 memory card into USB adapter > Connect memory card USB adapter to a port on USB multi-hub adapter > the computer should recognize the new type of added memory > Go to My Computer > for any new memory icon

2. Connecting Via an X-Port Adapter

Insert the X-Port CD-ROM software into the disk drive of computer (Make sure the software version is compatible with computer model) > Install the software using on-screen guidelines > Connect PS2 to computer via USB > Insert USB cord into the port situated on front bottom left corner of PS2 console > now the X-Port software should notice the playstation2 and set up a connection

3. Connecting Via an PS2 Adapter Program

Install PS2 Adaptor program on computer > Power PS2 console power supply > Enter Browser screen > Insert PS2 card into PS2 Adaptor > Then insert the entire thing into PS2 console > playstation2 screen will appear > Connect the USB cable to computer & USB memory adaptor(PS2 screen disappears) > Run the PS2 Adaptor program and playstation2 window will emerge > USB screen will appear on top left corner of program > Press OPEN/CATALOG button > DEVICE SELECT window will appear > Choose PS2 Card button

After establishing the connection between Playstation2 and computer and verified that your system can recognize the PS2 memory card, take help of Yodot Photo Recovery application to recover deleted photos, videos, songs, and other media files from PS2 card.

Steps to restore deleted data from PS2 memory card:

Know about Yodot Photo Recovery:

Yodot Photo Recovery is an excellent way to restore files deleted from memory card of PS2 console on computers running with Windows OS. It can easily recover deleted as well as lost data from PS2 memory card. The powerful algorithm of this playstation 2 memory card recovery utility scans entire PS2 card sector by sector and presents your data in two different kinds of views. You can Preview restored media files and thus can witness the recovering ability of this tool. This utility has ability to retrieve data from media cards like MMC, SD, XD, micro SD, mini SD, SDHC, etc and hard drives as well as external hard drives. This application is capable in restoring all sorts of images, RAW images, videos, audios, Office files etc without damaging original structure of deleted or lost data. Yodot card data recovery software is compatible with all versions of Windows OS including Windows 10.

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  • Maintain regular backup of your PS2 data
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