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Sandisk Card Repair


I have been using a Sony memory card in a digital camera. I have taken around 125mb of photographs, which are currently on the card. When I put the card into a card reader, I only get a message saying that the disk needs to be formatted. I know that this is the way to delete the data on my card, and so I have refused to do this so far. I tried to connect the card inside a different card reader, and also by using the camera as the connection, but none of these methods have worked. In all cases, the PC wants to format the drive before it will read the card. I have a number of photographs on the card which are of sentimental value to me, and I want to be able to get them off of the card.


I have a 32GB Transcend flash memory card which is installed in a Canon Powershot camera. The card has previously been formatted to the camera, as instructed by the manufacturer. I have taken a number of pictures, and also recorded a few videos. I tried to download them to the computer, but when I opened up the files, I found that the PC put up a notice saying ‘unidentified image’. There are a number of these files with the indication that they are unidentified, and I cannot get the system to read these. There are a few which are ok, and that I can see as normal. I tried to download the files again, and this time the computer put up an error message, reporting a memory card failure. I have now lost a considerable percentage of the photos and videos which I had stored on the card.

Sandisk Card Repair

Sandisk cards are now becoming the norm when it comes to using digital cameras, card readers and indeed memory cards for use in mobile telephones.

To this end more and more people are using them and becoming increasing reliant on them for the storage of their personal data, information and audiovisual work.

A great deal of people believe that if a Sandisk card suddenly stops working or is physically damaged then that is the end of the information and anything else that is stored on it but that is not the case.

We here at www.plymouthdatarecovery.co.uk can help you recover the contents of your Sandisk card allowing you to transfer it to another card or CD or DVD.

A common problem with Sandisk cards is the corruption of the registry files. These are the files that – just like a computer’s hard drive – tell both the device and the card into which it is being inserted how it should function. With these files corrupted your card will not function with any device and may not even be recognized.

Other problems likely to occur are the suddenly disappearance of the information contained on the Sandisk card. This may be due to a corruption of the media itself because it has been left in direct sunlight or near extreme heat, or because the disk has been left near a highly magnetic source.

A computer may show your Sandisk card as being visible but it may not allow you to view any of the data contained therein.

You should be aware that although there are many websites online that offer the ability to download free software in order to retrieve the information from your Sandisk card these pieces of software are not entirely reliable and more often than not can cause more damage to the media itself if not to the computer onto which it is installed.

With this in mind it is best to contact us here at www.plymouthdatarecovery.co.uk where we have a high success rate of retrieving such data with the minimal of fuss and in addition can do so without having the need to install any third party software to your computer system.