How to Fix Memory Card Format Error

This morning when I tried to open my 2GB Micro SD card from the computer via data cable, it asked me to format my card. But when I decided to format it, the computer told that me my card couldn’t be recognized. After that I kept receiving the format error message. Will I lose all the data on my memory card? Please help me to get my data back. Thank you.

Memory card format error happens due to several reasons, such as system errors, improper human operations, virus infection, etc. If your card ever encounters a memory card format error, stop using it immediately and do not format it. You can possibly recover the data after memory card format error as long as the data on it has not been overwritten.

Recoverit - The Best Memory Card Recovery Software

Before you fix memory card format error or, you should try to recover data from memory card first. Recoverit data recovery is such a format memory card recovery program that helps you to recover data from formatted or corrupted memory card with ease. It recovers files with different file formats from your corrupted memory card, including music, images, videos, documents and much more.

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Recoverit - The Best Memory Card Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, lost partition, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

How to Recover Data from Formatted Memory Card

Though your memory card can't be opened, connect it to your computer and make sure it is visible as a disk in disk management. Install and run Recoverit memory card Recovery software on your computer, follow the next simple steps to perform memory card recovery.

  1. Select a data recovery mode
  2. To recover data from memory card, please select "External Devices Recovery" data recovery to get started.

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  3. Select your formatted memory card
  4. Make sure your formatted hard drive detected by the computer. Select formatted memory card and click "Start" button to process.

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  5. Scan data from formatted memory card
  6. Recoverit will start the first scan. If the quick scan can't find your lost data, go to deep scan with "All-around Recovery" mode which will search more files but it will take more time than quick scan.

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  7. Recover data from formatted memory card
  8. After scanning, all recovered data on your corrupted memory card will be shown in the "File View" and "Tree View" categories. You can view the original file names or preview the photos to evaluate how many files can be recovered from your corrupted memory card.

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    Once you have reviewed the files,you have to mark the files that you need and click the "Recover" button to save thoes files on your computer.

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