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How to Recover Deleted Photos, Movies from Flash Card

Sep 09, 2013 14:43 pm / Posted by Linda to Data Recovery Topic
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Flash card is one of the most widely used high technology in 21st century, which is a very important removable storage part; it adopts Flash Memory technology to store can gather, analyze and save the massive data, Flash Card can be capable of storing a large amount of data in a variety of formats and provide efficient and effective access to this data. Flash Card is typically needed in every portable device, although these Flash CARDS looks different, but the technical principles are the same, however, , all the storage Media don't provide recovery function once your valuable files were deleted permanently, you may delete files inadvertently from Flash Card, you won't know what to do.

Know about the Reasons Cause Data Loss

As for Flash card Data, there are many reasons that cause your Flash card data to be lost, when you are using a Flash card, you may have come across situations like followings:

Mistakenly Deleted:
As far as we know, most people tend to delete files by performing SHIFT+DELETE, they must be conscious about what will happen after that, sometimes you have to face the consequences when you wrongly select the files you don't want to delete, you can 100% recover all of your files.

Formatted Flash Card:
If you manually format Flash card either on the camera or on your computer, you still stand a better chance of recovering them as long as your original files were not written.

Data Failure:

One of the more common cases is when a memory card fails during the process of writing data to the Flash card; this will result in your data to be corrupted, At this point, the camera may pop up an error and indicate that the data could not be written to the Flash card.

How to Restore Deleted Data from Compact Flash Card on Mac and Windows?

To retrieve lost, deleted or formatted files like photos, movies or documents, etc. from a flash card, you can turn to Vibosoft Card Data Recovery for Windows (Card Recovery Mac). As a professional Flash Card Recovery, this tool enables users to get back all your lost data with a few simple clicks.

Before we start the recovery formally, you need to download and install the right version on your Windows or Mac computer according to your computer's system. In order to make you understand how the program works, we will take the Windows version to do a detailed introduction. If your computer is running on Mac OS X, you can get the Mac version and do the same steps on your PC easily.

Card Data Recovery

Card Data Recovery program helps users recover deleted/formatted files from various memory cards. With it, you won't suffer from any data loss any more.

1Launch the Program and Connect Your Flash Card to PC

Connect the flash card to your Windows 8 or Windows 7/Vista computer, and then quick launch the program on your PC. Then you can see the below main interface on your computer. The wizard interface mode can make the whole process much more easier. You can enter "Photo", "Music" or "Video" category to find these files directly. Or you can choose "All" to scan all files on your flash card.

choose file or drive for scanning

Select the right drive for scanning

Detect the drivers

2Preview and Recover

The scan will be finished in few seconds or minutes. This is mainly depends on the size of your flash card. When it is finished, you can found this tool has categorized all files on your card according to its type like Photos, Music, Video and Others. Just find your target files in these folders and then click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

Preview the files

So as you can see, it is so easy to recover deleted files or documents from flash card on Windows and Mac computer. Then next time, when you found something is lost from your flash card, don't panic, just use this powerful program to find them back.

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