[SOLVED] Recover Photos from sd card prompting for format

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First Week of Sept, one of my friend came up said, that photo studio person were not able to recover the  photos as sd card prompting for format. when SD Card was inserted into a computer or  camera same error occurs. my friend want me to take try  to  Recover photos from sd card as it contains memorable summer holiday photos.

Recover Photos from sd card prompting for format
This disk in drive is not formatted

For past three days was working on this problem, Everywhere on the net were able to find Recovery software from SD Card from corrupted disk. Recovery software like ZAR Recovery software, R-delete. The Software were able to detect the SD Card, but were showing the size  of  SD disk “0”bytes or Zero bytes.The data cannot be recovered until the size visible for which  Filesystem on the disk  need to build and then other required information will be visible.

I found this method which helps to Recover Photos from sd card prompting for format :

  1. Get a Pen drive > 1GB
  2. Download LinuxLive USB Creator
  3. Download from here  Ubunutu OS
  4. Once Download complete, Create USB Bootable Ubunutu OS and boot your computer with USB Drive.
  5. Insert the the  SD Card into SD Slot or  sd card reader to USB Port.

The Device will get recognize by the ubunutu OS, then click on the Drive Letter and will be able to View the Photos.
But  to copy files from SD card device, you may need one more USB pen drive to copy the files.

The same method I followed and was able to recover the photos from Sd Card and for San Disk SD card I/O error. Apart from Photos you also do recovering lost files on sd card

Share your comments, if the above solution was able to help to recover photo’s or not.

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