If you worried about restoring or recovering images and videos from a corrupted SD card, then you can easily manage the tasks in a few steps. Most of the times, you can access the card once it gets damaged. So, if you are stuck and not finding a way out, then you can try another device to use the card. Alternatively, you can install the drivers once again or change the letter that denotes the drive.
Recovery With the Help of the CHKDSK Command
Step 1: Insert the corrupted SD card in the card reader and connect it to the personal computer.
Step 2: Click on the ‘Start’ button and type ‘cmd’ in the search box.
Step 3: Right-click with the help of your mouse and through the cmd.exe choose the ‘Run as administrator’ option.
Step 4: Once the command window is visible on the screen, type the command chkdsk followed by the drive letter. Post which, you need to hit ‘Enter’ for executing the command.
Soon the command would resolve the issue and help you to recover the images as well as the videos.
In case the command prompt doesn’t work out, then you can use the EaseUS disk data recovery tool. This would help you to restore the files and format the SD card when it needs to be repaired.
NOTE: You can download the tool from the official website, https://www.easeus.com. Just remember to click the appropriate button depending on the operating system.
Recovery With the Help of Easeus Disk Data Recovery Tool
Step 1: Once the SD card is detected by the PC, you should download, install and thereby launch the EaseUS corrupt card recovery application, choose the disk and finally click on ‘Scan’.
Step 2: As the quick scan starts, the deleted as well as existing data would be displayed on the screen. Soon after the scan is completed, a deep scan would further help you to find more number of files.
Step 3: Soon after the scan, select the desired files and hit the ‘Recover’ button.
Once you have succeeded in retrieving the pictures and videos, you can proceed in formatting the SD card. This step would aid the SD card to work properly in future.
How to Format the SD Card?
It’s easy to format an SD card. You just need to locate the drive on the system and right-click on the icon. Post selecting the ‘Format’ option, you should click the ‘Start’ button.
Apart from the ways mentioned above, you can fix the SD card if the files can’t be read. Simply, right click on the drive and select ‘Properties’. In case you can see the used space or free space, then it’s time to delete every file or erase the directory. In that case, you can restore the deleted files, by using the Sandisk in-built solution.
For reinstalling the drivers, you should navigate to the device manager present on the left side. As you double-click the Disk Drives option, you should right-click for displaying the name.
Once you uninstall the driver you should confirm the action by clicking ‘OK’.
Finally, remove the card reader and restart the computer. Post connecting the SD card, the card would be identified by the computer. This indicates that the driver has been installed once again.
Hope you are able to get back images and videos with the above ways. Don’t forget to share the blog with your companions in case it has helped you.