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How to Recover and Repair USB Drive/SD Card Partition

Updated on May 27, 2019 by Daisy to Partition Recovery Software


Here, you can find an easy USB partition repair solution. And in case of a data loss disaster, EaseUS free USB drive partition recovery software is also offered to help you restore/undelete/unformat USB drive partitions & data.

Why do you need to do USB drive or SD card partition recovery

With the widespread use of USB hard drives, USB hard drive partition loss or SD card partition corruption issues are no longer tiny problems. Even when you take every precaution to avoid it, USB drive or SD card partition data loss issues may still occur unexpectedly. Here are the most common reasons why data loss issues happen to USB drive partitions:

  • Virus corrupted USB drive partitions
  • Deleted or logically damaged USB drive partitions
  • Formatted or reformatted USB drive or SD card partitions
  • Accidentally deleted partitions on SD card
    SD card partition gets corrupted and becomes inaccessible after virus attacks

Tips for USB drive/SD card partition recovery & repair

Before you apply the steps to recover the data and repair your device, you need to:

1. Do not write anything to the USB drive or SD card partition that you want to recover data from

After data loss from the USB drive, your data is not protected by the Operating System as it was before. The OS thinks that the USB drive space where your lost data resides is free and can be used/rewritten. This means that the next copy operation, installation of programs, Internet surfing (which generates temporary files), or even booting from the drive can permanently overwrite your lost files.

2. Find effective USB/SD card recovery software to restore data immediately

To restore data from the USB drive or SD card partition that experienced data loss, the USB drive/SD card partition recovery software to use should be the second-to-none choice to recover data from a USB drive. The USB/SD card partition recovery software will undelete USB partitions, recover files from the formatted USB drive, restore RAW USB drive or inaccessible SD card, etc. before USB drive/SD card is overwritten. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition, as a free partition recovery software, is highly recommended for you to apply and recover lost data from the USB drive or SD card partition.

How to make the USB drive/SD card partition data recovery

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free Edition is a data recovery utility that has garnered favorable reviews in many circles. If you mistakenly delete partitions from your USB hard drive or your system gets shut down and causes a permanent loss of your crucial files and folders in the USB drive or SD card partition, Don't Panic! This free partition recovery software provides complete USB drive/SD card partition recovery solution to recover data from hard drive and USB drives/SD card partitions with simple steps. It's fully compatible with all Windows systems such as Windows 10/8/7 etc.

Step 1. Select the partition to start finding data.

  • Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.
  • Please select a partition where you lose your data and start to scan, like C drive, D drive or E drive. Just the very one that you want to find lost partition data.
select the wanted partition

Step 2. Scan your partition to find lost data.

  • After you click the "Scan" button, the software will scan the data on the partition.
  • It lists all searched files that are simply deleted or all of the files exist on the partition.
scan the lost partition to find desired data

Step 3. Preview and recover lost partition data.

  • EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard allows you to preview specific recoverable files.
  • After the preview or file filtering, you can target lost files and press the "Recover" button to get everything back.
recover data from lost partition

How to repair USB drive/SD card partition

After all these steps, you have found and restored USB drive/SD card partition data successfully. Now you need to do one more thing which is to repair the USB drive/SD card partition for future use.

Here you can manage the job by formatting the USB drive/SD card:

Connect USB drive/SD card to your PC > Open Computer or This PC > Right-click your USB drive/SD card partition > Choose Format > Click Start and OK.

Or restoring your USB/SD card key to its original state via Diskpart:

1. Open a Command Prompt as administrator (cmd.exe)
2. Type Diskpart and press Enter
3. Type List Disk and press Enter
4. Type Select Disk X (where X is the disk number of your USB drive/SD card) and press Enter
5. Type Clean and press Enter
6. Type Create Partition Primary and press Enter
7. Type Active and press Enter
8. Type Format fs=Fat32 Quick and press Enter
9. Type Exit and press Enter