How to Fix Missing or Unread Files Error from Memory Card?

By | April 23, 2014

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Recover unreadable or missing photos, videos and audio files from memory card!!!

Overview – Are you getting unread or missing error message while accessing photos, videos and audio files from memory card? Do you want to restore your valuable and important image, video and audio files from error throwing memory card? If “yes” then you have landed on the right webpage. Here you will learn step by step guide on how to rescue unread or missing media files from card with the use of powerful Digital Media Recovery Tool. With the help of this recovery tool, you can:

  • Get back unread, missing, inaccessible files (photos, videos & audio) from various memory cards
  • Recover media files from memory that throws following errors – Memory Card Locked or Write Protected, Card Not Recognized, Card Shows not Formatted, Files & Folders Hidden, or Have Become Shortcuts, Deleted Photos, or Formatted Card by Accident, Memory Card Says There’s No Space, Unable to Format Card, etc
  • Also retrieve files from various memory cards such as SD, SDHC, SDXC, miniSD, microSD, MMC, CF, TF, xD, etc of various brand such as SanDisk, Toshiba, Transcend, Kinston, Kingmax, Transcend, Apacer, Samsung, HP, etc
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Memory card is utilized to store photographs and other media documents which are utilized by camcorders, computerized Polaroid, cellular telephones and PCs. It is getting more and more popular for storing some memorable photos of any event or any occasion. Self-storage within camera offer limited capacity of storage space; memory cards can expand the amount of photos and video footage which a camera can hold. While using a camera, you might experience an error in memory card.

The error in memory card can vary in type and case of the damages of logic. When error messages occur, it temporarily is unusable or unable to display or offload photos and videos.

Some of the common problems associated with memory card are:

Memory card is write protected or locked

Memory cards have a lock on them which prevents memory from being stored on card while the lock is on the “on” position. If the memory card is in locked position then a message will appear which tells that the memory card is write protected when you try to record videos or photos. Therefore the solution for this is simple, only you have to check how to unlock a memory card.

Missing or Unreadable files:

In some case, photos or videos appeared to be missing or unreadable. To solve that, you need to use software which will help you to restore the seemingly lost photos and videos. If the software does not work, then you should take your memory card to a computer or camera repair center otherwise sent it to data recovery software. No matter these methods will be successful in recovering photos and videos or not, the memory card should always be formatted after recovery is attempted.

Card cannot be used Error message:

Sometimes your camera display a message that memory card cannot be used. In that situation, it is not clear what the problem is. After receiving such message, turn the camera off and back on. After that you will be able to view photos and videos by pressing the camera’s playback button.

Memory Card runs slowly:

Sometimes it might seem like memory card is transferring data much more slowly than usual.  In that case, it may not the problem with the card. Every memory card has a speed rating that indicates how quickly photos and videos can be transferred from the card to another storage device. If the card has low speed rating, then transfer times will be longer. In such case, formatting the card may solve the problem.

Damaged or corrupt card:

Memory card are sensitive devices which are prone to damage if the camera is immersed in water and being subjected to extreme heat or cold, which can damage or corrupt a memory card. In such case, the memory card is generally unusable. The best which can hope for this is to recover the data on the card.

How to fix error of missing or Unread Files?

The simplest way to fix the error of missing or unread files on a memory card is to format the card. Sometimes, if the memory card contains too much data then the card may also become unreadable. Therefore to avoid such error, its better not remove the memory card while transferring, displaying or saving the videos or photos. You should remember that when your memory card shows data is unreadable, it does not mean that all data in the card are unreadable. Sometimes one corrupted file on your memory card may prevent the other data inside the card from being read. Therefore you should always use your memory card properly and never plug it out from your computer or camera.

If you want to recover all the videos or photos from such situations, Rescue Digital Media is very helpful. This will recover all the deleted or lost or corrupted photos and videos from Memory card without any problem. This is helpful when the memory card gets corrupt or damaged.

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Steps to fix Error of missing or unread files:

Step 1 – Install "Photo Recovery" software and launch it on your computer. Click on "Recover Photo, Audio & Video" tab to recover photos, videos and audio files from any SD card, external USB drive or computer hard drive. Connect the media to your computer and then perform the process.

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Step 2 – Select the drive from which you want to recover files. All the hard drive and external media will be shown in the list. Now select the desired drive to scan and then click on "Scan" button.

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Step 3 – Once you click on "Scan" button the software will show that scanning is in progress. The software will search for all multimedia files from your selected drive or attached media.

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Step 4 – After scanning, all the files that are found in the selected volume, hard disk or other storage media devices are listed. You can now select the files to preview them and then you can click on "Recover" button to finally save them on your computer.

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