Now a days everybody is using USB Flash drive or Memory card for transferring the data sometimes for even storing. Every Camera are using memory card for storing the pictures. If Accidentally formatted a memory card in the camera with interesting images that was taken at holiday? Formatted a USB-stick with the very file you want, and the backup has left? All is not lost! Lost information can attempt to recover.
Most of the cases the disappearance of information refers to damage to the logical structure of the data. When formatting or file system fails to flash, just destroyed a table with information about the file location and the file is, in most cases, are not damaged. According to this, there is the possibility of self-rescue information without recourse to organizations specializing in recovering data from Flash drives and save a little money on this character. So, try to recover the information but please make sure the bellow precautions-
a. Make sure that the media is not physically defective.
b. Also its not giving any error message while accessing the removable disk does not appear a window with the message “Insert Disk“.
c. Finally, don’t use the memory card or the flash to store any new data.
To recover lost files, use a small free program PhotoRec 6.14 included in the package. Download and unpack the archive with the program, such as C: Temp
Connect the removable media [USB Drive or Memory card through Card reader] to your computer and run the program photorec_win.exe
1. In the list of drives, You will find the device list and select your removable media.
2. Then select the type of file system on the media, in this case as example, [Intel].
3. In the next window, select the partitions to find deleted files, choose the first in the list section (Whole disk – search for all sections of the disc).
4. Next, specify the type of file system on the disk, as we choose the FAT file system [Other] because msotly all the USB flash drive and Memory cards used FAT or FAT32 file format.
5. Here you need to select a directory to save the files that found from the lost files. By default, the directory with the program photorec_win.exe, click “Y”
6. Will begin process of search of deleted files. please don’t unplug the device or remove the device. During this recovery process if you remove the device there is a big change to destroy the device permanently. It could take longer time as the capacity of the media. So, be patient and wait to finish the whole process.
7. As a result, the program will report the number of found files and store them in a directory recup_dir
Now navigate the folder and That’s all a bit of luck and your lost files recovered! If you found this tools is useful, please don’t forget the let us know or if you found any difficulty you are most welcome to leave your comment. Thanks!