Recover Formatted SD card Data

SD memory card is small and easy portable device. It can hold a many files and easy to use. Hence it is the popular data storage device that gets lot of use. SD card which is used for storing pictures in the digital camera can also be used for storing documents, music, videos and other multimedia files. Unfortunately, one of the most common issue with such diverse use is formatting the SD card.

This situation arises usually when you connect the SD card to the system. Repeatedly, a Window pops up with the number of options on how the system must interact with the SD card. Sometimes the SanDisk card will not be recognized immediately as an active storage device. But instead it prompts you to format the card. If you click on continue option without verifying what option is actually highlighted then it can lead to unintended actions like SD card format issue and erasure of all the files stored in it.

Now let us explain one scenario how the SanDisk card gets formatted. Well, it is the common thing that you keep all beloved pictures, videos, music and other files in SD card. You thought of sharing the files from your SD card to the system. To accomplish this task you connect SD card to the computer drive. While removing SD card, by mistake you click on “Format SD card” option instead of selecting “Safe Removal” option which results in deletion of all the files stored in it.

Other causes responsible for SD card format:

When you are playing with your mobile phone settings, you might click on format option unknowingly. Because of this carelessness you lose entire data from SD card used in cell phones. Sometimes you connect SanDisk memory card to computer for transferring files and simultaneously you think to format the corrupt system drive in order to manage the disk space. By mistake you select the wrong drive i.e. the drive containing SD card and click on format option.

Is there any possibility to prevent data loss issue caused due to formatting SD card?

Yes, you can retrieve files from formatted SD card if you are attentive about your operative habits. First of all, backups are a very important point. Most of the users might have mistakenly formatted SanDisk card and end up with data loss issue, on such situations, backups are the easiest solutions to deal with such data loss. You must periodically inspect the safety of system and sort out the files by relevant antivirus programs. By doing so, you do not leave the gap for virus to attacking your computer.

Formatting SanDisk card will not completely erases the files permanently. Just it removes the index file that is responsible for storage of files and then marks the space as free to store new files. Actual file which is deleted will remain intact until it is overwritten with new one. If you want to recover formatted SD card files then use SFWare Digital Media Recovery Program that aids in restoring files in few clicks. This app is designed with powerful scanning algorithm that scans the complete drive for recovering files from formatted SD card in few minutes.

This program easily recovers lost media files of different types, some of them are mentioned here. Photo file formats like JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, TIF, PSD, GIF, BMP, etc can be retrieved with this tool in few clicks. Various video file formats like AVI, MOV, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, etc can be easily restored using this program. Music file formats of MP3, MP4, WAV, MIDI, M4A, AIF, AMR, M4b, etc and other media files can be recovered from formatted SD card by this tool. This software can restore files not only from formatted SD but also helps in retrieving formatted SDHC, Mini SD, Micro SD, MMC memory cards of various brands like Panasonic, Samsung, SanDisk, Lexar, Transcend, etc. Missing RAW photo files be easily restored by this software.

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