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How to Recover lost/deleted Videos from Dashcam

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Feb 23, 2024 • Filed to: Photo/Video/Audio Solutions • Proven solutions

How to recover deleted or lost videos from Dashcam? Looking for the best solution to help you recover deleted videos? On this page, we will introduce the best video recovery software to help you recover deleted or lost videos from the Dashcam camera.

How to Recover Deleted Dashcam Footage?

Imagine a scenario where you are driving on a fateful day, and another road user in front of you causes damages your car due to rough driving. The police would want to know who was at fault for the accident, but don’t expect the other driver to admit they were at fault for the collision. At this point, it will be your word against his, and the only thing you have as evidence to argue your case will be your Dashcam video. What if you check and realize that your memory card doesn’t have the recording saved? Arguing your case to a logical conclusion becomes a problem.

Method 1. Recover Deleted Dashcam Footage Using Recoverit

To recover the deleted footage from Dashcam, Recoverit is the best data recovery software you can rely

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Recoverit: The Best Dashcam Video Recovery Software

  • Recover deleted or lost video from computer hard drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, or mobile phone.
  • Recover lost video due to accidental deletion, formatted card, virus attacked, and devices system crashed.
  • Supported Video formats: AVI, MOV, MKV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, etc.
  • Supported OS: Windows 11/10/8/7/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.10 and later.

Steps to Recover Deleted Videos from Dashcam Using Recoverit

Download the best Recoverit video recovery software on your Windows computer, and connect the storage device to the PC. For Mac users, you should download Recoverit video recovery for Mac and follow similar steps as below:

Step 1 Select the dashcam storage device during your PC's launch Recoverit video recovery program.

select the dashcam storage device

Step 2 Recoverit video recovery software will start scanning the device to get your video files back.

scan the dashcam storage

Step 3 The software supports previewing some recovered photo files. Select your videos, and click the "Recover" button to get them back.

recover videos from dashcam storage device

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Advanced Video Recovery for fragmented video recovery (recommended)

Although Recoverit can recover most of the lost videos, you might sometimes find the video corruption or incomplete video after the preview using the software. Don't worry from now on. If so, Recoverit reminds and works for you. Recoverit Data Recovery Advanced supports the Advance Video Recovery feature. It scans, gathers, and matches the fragments of your corrupt videos and thus ensures most of your videos are recovered from DSLRs, Digital cameras, Drones, Action Cameras, Dashcams, camcorders, SD cards, PC, HDDs, etc.

Just click the Advanced Video Recovery option to recover fragmented video files easily.

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Method 2. Recover DashCam Video Using CHKDSK

If your data loss is due to storage drive corruption or a file system error, you can utilize the CHKDSK utility to resolve the issue and regain access to your data. Follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the dashcam device with the lost data is connected to your computer and recognized.
  2. Search for Command Prompt next to the Start menu and run it as an administrator.
  3. Enter the command "chkdsk X: /F /X /R" (X being the drive letter of the dash cam device) and press Enter.
  4. Allow the process to complete, then close the command window and check if the files are accessible now.

run chkdsk

Method 3. Recover DashCam Video by Updating/Reinstalling Driver

Updating or reinstalling the USB driver can also help resolve the issue. To reinstall the driver:

  1. Connect the USB driver to your computer and ensure it is recognized.
  2. Right-click on the Start menu, go to Device Manager, and select Disk drivers.
  3. Right-click on the USB driver and choose Uninstall device.
  4. Restart your computer to automatically reinstall the driver.

reinstall the driver

Method 4. Recover DashCam Video by Assigning a New Driver

Assigning a new drive letter to the USB drive can sometimes resolve unknown issues.

  1. Ensure the USB drive is properly connected to your computer.
  2. Right-click on the Start menu and select Disk Management.
  3. Locate the USB drive in the list, right-click on it, and choose Change Drive Letter and Paths.
  4. Click Change, select a new letter for the driver, and click OK to proceed.

assign new drive letter

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Eleanor Reed

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