SanDisk CF cards are flash memory cards that are usually used in digital cameras, camcorders, video game consoles, cell phones & are found in various size limits that may exceed up to 128 GB. SanDisk CF memory cards allows you to store files of all types like music, pictures, videos, etc.. But, though it is packed with great features, it is not spared from data loss. What happens if some of your files from CF card goes misisng without your knowledge. The missing files may be really important. Are you worried and wondering about SanDisk CF card recovery after losing files from CF cards? Don’t be disheartened!!!! Stay calm… SanDisk CF card recovery is possible by using memory card recovery software as files are still present in the card & will not be erased from the system until it is overwritten by new files. It just marks the space available to store new files and set area as free to store new files. If you add or store any file in that space then previous files that were present in the card will be lost forever.
Some possible reasons are described below that lead to data loss situation. They are:
- CF card corruption: When CF card gets damaged, then it corrupts files present in card as well, resulting in inaccessibility of information from it. CF card may get corrupted due to various reasons like using CF card forcefully when it is showing low battery message, sudden termination of system during transferring of files from card to any other device, power surges while transferring files, virus attack, etc. CF card can be of any brand such as Kingston, SanDisk, Transcend, Olympus and more. With the help of this utility, it is quite easy to perform Kingston, Transcend, Olympus memory card recovery just in a couple of minutes.
- Disk Format: You may encounter error message “Format error”; when you plug in CF card to your system to view pictures in your computer screen, this error message forces you to format CF card resulting in deletion of all files stored in it.
- Accidental Deletion: Accidental deletion is common loss that is mostly made by human. You may accidentally press “Delete all” option in your digital camera or delete a photo while removing the unwanted picture by mistake. It can also be a case with SD memory card. But, by using the services of this software helps you in undeleting files from SD card just in few simple steps.
- Virus attack: While accessing internet or downloading a file from internet, viruses also gets downloaded along with the files in the system. When you plug in your CF card to your PC then virus also gets into it. If infectious viruses get into your CF card then it may damage CF card file system or if you perform scanning process with antivirus program then virus that are attach with the file in card gets deleted along with the virus as it cannot repair the virus if it is severely damaged.
SanDisk CF card Recovery software is the best tool that can help you to get back all lost or deleted files from CF card. It can be used to recover files from SanDisk CF card in an efficient way. It retrieve files not only from CF cards but also from other storage drives like hard drives, USB drives, FireWire Drives, iPods and so on. It also performs restoration of files formatted with HFS+, HFSX, NTFS, FAT3 and FAT16. It also restores files like images, photo, audio, video, text, documents, etc. on Windows Operating System on the basis on their signature. You can also retrieve deleted photos from SanDisk micro SD card, SDHC card & SDXC card.
Simple steps to recover files from SanDisk CF card:
1: Connect CF card to your computer and launch the installed recovery tool. On home page you will find different recovery options select "Recover Photos" option, then go for either "Recover Lost Photos" or "Recover Deleted Photos" as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1: Welcome Window
2: You will be asked to select CF card for restoring files & click on "Next" button to go to next step.
Figure 2: Select CF Card
3: Scanning process will start. Once it gets completed you can view the restored files by "Preview" option.
Figure 3: Retrieved Pictures