Recover Photos/Files from Corrupted SD Card

Suddenly got a message read “SD card is corrupted. Please format it.” when connecting the SD card to your computer. Then you try to connect the SD card to your device but still got the same message.
Does that mean all the files/photos in the SD card will lost forever? Can I find them back before throwing away or formatting the corrupted SD card?

In fact, there is no need to worry about the missing photos and files, because they could be recovered.

Why SD card Got Corrupted and Data inside Become Inaccessible?

SD card got corrupted due to many reasons like aging, the device out of power suddenly, etc. Once the SD card got corrupted, the data inside will usually become inaccessible. And if you tried to open the SD card in your computer, system will notify you that this card is not accessible and you need to format it before using it again.
At this moment, you can try to use professional data recovery software – Renee Undeleter to recover photos even important files from corrupted SD card. Provide Windows and Mac version which can recover photos/files from SD card in both computer systems.
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Notifications before Recovery

  • Do not format the SD card even the computer inform you to do that.
  • Do not use the SD card any more before you recover your photos/files.
  • Do not use chkdsk function to fix the corrupted card. Because this function will create lots of chk files.
  • Keep the SD card in a safe place to prevent it from physical damage.

How to Recover Photos/Files from Corrupted SD Card

Step 1: Connect your SD card to your PC. Then launch Renee Undeleter and select the scan mode you want.

In this demo, we select Fast Partition Scan which includes Fast Scan and Deep Scan mode.

select scan mode in Renee Undeleter

Step 2: Select the SD card in which you kept your deleted data before.

select a drive to scan

Step 3: Select the file types you want to scan. This will save your time.

If you can not make sure the file types, you can skip this step.

Tips:Click “Next” to scan. You can preview the scanned pictures while scanning before recovering.
select file types to recover

Step 4: Select the files you want to recover. And select the destination which you want to restore the data to.

Please note that: You are not recommended to select the disk which you recovered your data from to be the destination because this will overwrite the source data.

preview before recovery
The earlier you find the data recovery software, the greater chance you can get all your missing photos/files back from the corrupted SD card!

Download the professional data recovery software without any delay!



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