Flash cards are compact non-volatile removable storage drives which are widely used in handheld digital media devices. Devices like digital cameras, mobile phones, gaming consoles, camcorders, music players, etc prefer flash memory cards as external storage drives. To be able access in all the operating systems, flash memory cards use FAT file system. Since they are small in size and removable, they are very easily accessible in almost all the devices.
As memory cards will be having limited amount of storage space, almost all the users prefer to delete unwanted files in order to reuse the space for storing new files. In certain circumstances, while clearing unnecessary files, users accidentally delete some essential files. Since files deleted from memory cards will not be listed in Recycle Bin, they cannot be even restored later. If the backup of those deleted files does not exist, then user will lose such files.
Suppose you have deleted some vital files from flash memory card and thinking about how to retrieve lost files from memory card, here is a best feasible way. Deleted files from memory cards can be easily recovered using deleted data recovery software. They will perform an in-depth scanning and restore erased files from formatted SD card and other type of memory cards with the aid of file attributes.
Generally simple deletion of a file from memory card will never wipe the stored data. Information associated with stored file for its manipulation will be cleared and space marked as free to store new files, but the actual user data remains unharmed until the deleted file gets overwritten with new data. File recovery software performs a sector by sector scanning of the flash card and easily retrieves such raw data along with the file names. This file recovery tool can even restore accidentally deleted files from Canon PowerShot in simple steps.
One such robust file recovery software which is specially developed for flash memory cards is Recover Deleted Files. Along with memory cards, this application also able to retrieve deleted data from Windows 7 and other versions of Windows computers. You can also use this deleted file recovery utility to retrieve lost files from USB drive and from other external storage devices. Suppose if you have a Macintosh, you can use Mac version of this application to recover deleted data on Mac storage drives. It is capable of restoring more than 300 file types from memory cards and other accessible storage drives. Since the application is simple to use, even a first time user can retrieve his files without facing any complications.
Simple steps to restore deleted flash card files
Step 1: Install and launch the free trial version of the software either by double clicking on Desktop Icon or from Start Menu list. Welcome window pops as shown in Fig A.
Fig A: Main Window
Step 2: Click on "Recover Files". The software will give two options. Since we have to retrieve deleted files, select "Recover Deleted Files". Now the software will display the list of storage drives as shown in Fig B.
Fig B: Select Flash Card
Step 3: Select Memory card and click on "Next". Software scans the memory card and displays the list of recovered files as shown in Fig C.
Fig C: Retrieved Files
Step 4: Select a file and click on "Preview". If you are happy with the recovered results, buy the full version and save the recovered files to desired storage drive.