Fix Memory Card Error
About memory card
A Memory Card is used by digital camera or cell phone to store the data. Popular memory cards include the SD card, CF card, and Memory Stick. Memory cards may get damaged during a power shortage, or removal of the memory card, or other various and unknown reasons. and the valuable data on the memory card could disappear and be lost. In some cases, your camera or Windows may prompt you to re-format the memory card and refuse to access the data.
Some of the common error messages
- Memory card error
- Card not initialized
- Card error
- Read error/Write error
- No memory card
- The card cannot be used
Recover memory card data
Once you have damaged your memory card, it is highly recommended to stop further operations on the memory card. Then try to use data recovery software to save the data. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is able to recover the data in most cases.
You need to confirm your memory card can appear as a drive letter in "My Computer", which will allow card recovery software to access and recover the lost photos. You may try to connect your digital device to your computer, if a new drive letter appears in "My Computer", this is normal. Otherwise, you need to prepare an USB card reader.
Step 1: Launch the free memory data recovery software
Step 2: Select "Complete Recovery" module, choose the file types you want to recover.
Step 3: Then you will enter the devices list.
Recover HTC files
Step 4: Select your memory card, click "NEXT", the "Intelligent Searching" will begin to scan the volume.
Step 5: Then, you can see these found files and folders. Choose one picture to preview.
Preview jpg/png/gif file
Step 6: Select the photos you would like to recover and continue to save the files to a health volume.
Cause of Memory card error
The above errors may occur due to various reasons, ranging from virus infection to memory card data structure corruption, most frequent reasons are as follow:
- The memory card is not formatted properly.
- The file system is damaged or the property of the file system is RAW
- Faulty card reader
- Virus or malware infection
- Disk structure corruption of the memory car
- Power surges Pulling out the memory card without switching the camera off.
- Switching off the camera during write process.
No matter you choose which method to overcome above errors, the first thing you should do is to stop saving any new data on it to avoid data overwriting which would make your data lost forever, find a way to recover important photos and then fix the memory card error soon.
If you also want to recover documents more than 2GB, like videos, photos and audio files, such as Office documents, PDF files, Archives, Emails, etc. from computer or other devices, you can choose a higher version: EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.