How to Repair Corrupted Memory Card and Recover Data

The filesystem on my 32 GB memory card becomes corrupted. Ejecting the memory card while it was in use was the likely cause. The memory card is now recognized by the device as a RAW filesystem, and both my PC and smartphone are requesting that I format the SD card. How to repair the corrupted memory card and recover data?

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Dany· Answered on Jul 20, 2023

The first thing you should do is stop using the corrupted memory card, and you can back up the data of your corrupted memory card if it's necessary. Then, you can click the following button to download EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to rescue data from the memory card.

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After installing the SD card recovery software, you can follow the steps below to recover data from corrupted memory cards:

Step 1. Launch the program on your computer after connecting the corrupted memory card. The Devices section will provide a listing of the SD card. Click Scan to begin hunting for your missing data after selecting the memory card.

Step 2. The program will automatically begin a scan. Following the scanning procedure, lost objects may be located in the tree-view panel on the left. If you want to search for a certain file type, such as images, documents, videos, or emails, click Filter after that.

Step 3. To preview the contents of the files, simply double-click them. You may then choose files and click Recover to save them to your local PC or cloud storage device.

Then, it is time to repair the memory card, there are some solutions you can try:

1. Change the drive letter of the corrupted memory card.

2. Run CHKDSK in CMD to fix the corrupted memory card.

3. Repair the damaged SD card using the Windows Error Checking option.

4. Run Windows troubleshooter to fix the corrupted memory card.

5. Format the damaged memory card.

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