Recovering Unrecognized SD Card Data on Windows 10?

“Please need help… I am professional wild life photographer; I had captured lot of photos and videos on my digital camera to present them for discovery channel show. I had given my SD card to my friend to copy all captured media files into computer for further process. He had plug in SD card on his Windows 10 PC immediately after connecting my card displayed “Device is not recognized” error message. I truly worried about this situation; again I can’t capture those images and videos because I don’t have that much time now. Can anyone suggest solution to this difficulty? I am waiting; thanks in advance”.

According to above mentioned scenario there might be an issue with your Windows 10 system or your SD card. Many times improper OS upgrade or update, driver issues, unnecessary add-ins may be the reasons for unrecognized SD card. To verify this, connect your SD card to other system, if it is working well then you can conclude that real issue is with your computer; if not then it clearly indicates your SD card has got corrupted due any reasons.

Causes behind SD card corruption:

  • Forcefully pulling out the SD card when it in use
  • Abruptly shutting down the PC while working with SD card
  • Repeatedly formatting the SD memory card
  • File system corruption of SD card
  • Connecting SD memory card on multiple systems running on different OS

In any of above conditions you will get error message while connecting SD card to your Windows computer or any other gadgets. But do not have to worry; you can even recover media files from SD card when it won’t recognize by Windows 10 computer.

Tool to restore unrecognized SD card data:

Yodot Photo Recovery application is right choice to get back data from SD card when it won’t read by Windows 10 computer. Along with SD card it ensures file recovery when Windows 10 doesn't recognize external HDD, pen drive, XD card, Memory stick, iPod, SSD and any other external storage devices. It supports variety of photos and videos file formats captured by different camera brands such as Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Sony and many more. This tool facilitates deep scanning mechanism and simple user interface to recover photos after SD card error, SD card format, reformat as well as from broken SD card with ease. In addition to Windows 10 it supports other Windows OS based computers such as Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2013.

Procedure to retrieve undetected SD card data using Yodot tool:

Note: Very first connect SD card to the computer and follow below given steps

  • Install Yodot Photo Recovery software and launch the program on Windows 10 PC
  • Follow as per the options that shows up on the main screen
  • Click on “Lost Photo Recovery” button to restore all data from unrecognized SD card
  • Now, click on the SD card in listed drives from which you want to regain files and click on “Next” button
  • Select file types which you want to restore then click “Next” to allow scanning
  • After completion of scan, preview restored files then “Save” them in target destination by purchasing license key of the product

Notable points:

  • Don’t abruptly eject the pen drive during transmission of files or viewing the files
  • Keep your SD card and computer free from virus by regular scan

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