How Can I Remove Virus in My Memory Card and Recover My Data

"Today, I connected my memory card to my computer and saved some music to the card. Then, I safely removed the memory card from my computer and reinserted it to my digital camera. However, I cannot open my memory card anymore. The memory card stops working normally with unknown reasons. Then, I connected the memory card to my compute again. Windows system recognized it as a removable disk but it says the memory card contains virus. Although I can still open my memory card, some files got lost. Those files are very important to me, so I need to get them back. Can I recover photos from a memory card with free program when it is infected with virus?"

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>> Quick Solution for Virus-Infected Memory Card Data Recovery

Download iCare Data Recovery to resuce files a memory card which has been attacked by virus before you run anti-virus software to remove the viurs.

Data Recovery from Virus Infected Memory Card

Sometimes, virus can wipe data stored on your memory card. In this situation, you can use data recovery software to get back lost files. iCare Data Recovery software is a data recovery program, which is able to recover different kinds of files off various types of memory card such as SD card, CF card, XD card and memory stick. This data recovery software is compatible with Windows operating system to recover files from different brands of memory card such as SanDisk, Transcend, Samsung, Toshiba, Lexar, Kingston, etc. You can follow the steps below to recover any data from virus infected memory card.

Steps to Recover Virus Infected Memory Card Data

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Step1. You need to connect the memory card to a computer via a card reader. Then, download and install iCare Data Recovery software on the computer. Run the software and choose a recovery module.

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Step2.  Choose the memory card as aim disk and then the software will scan it for lost files. You just need to wait patiently before the scanning is completed.

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Step3. You can preview some files like images when the scanning is completed. Then, you can choose all files lost due to virus infection and recover them.

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Memory Card Is Attacked by Virus

Virus can spread through Internet among different kinds of storage devices. Generally speaking, a memory card might be attacked by virus in following situations:

  • Memory card is attacked by virus after connecting it to a virus infected computer
  • Transfer virus infected files to a memory card
  • Visit a website which contains virus while the memory card is inserted in
  • Moe other unknown situations

When a memory card is infected with virus, files stored on the card might be wiped by the virus. Even worse, virus might corrupt the memory card or data on the card.

Pay attention:
1. If the virus just removed the files stored on the card, you can use data recovery software to recover the lost data.
2. If data stored on the memory card is corrupted by virus, you may be unable to open the data even if you can restore it by using data recovery software.

Free downlaodiCare Data Recovery which is helpful with any data recovery from a virus-infected memory card, but you should ensure that the data is not overwritten or the memory card is not physically damaged.

Anti-virus Software Removes File Folder on Memory Card

Imagining: Your computer is infected with virus, so you install antivirus software to check and kill all possible viruses. Your memory card is right connected to your computer when you install the antivirus software. In this situation, the antivirus software might consider some files or folders on your memory card as virus and remove it. If antivirus software removes file folders on your memory card, what can you do? Do not panic! You can use iCare Data Recovery software to restore lost photos from SD / microSD, CF, XD, memory stick when data is wrongly deleted by virus as long as you have not written any new data to the memory card.

How to Format Virus Infected Memory Card without Losing Photos?

Sometimes, a memory card might become inaccessible or unreadable when it is attacked by virus. Many people would like to full format memory card when they realize that the card is infected with virus, but formatting will erase all precious photos and other kinds of data. Therefore, if you do not want to lose any data due to formatting, you had better use data recovery software to get back lost data from the virus infected memory card and then format the card.

SD Card Is Not Recognized due to Virus Infection

SD card is a type of memory card which is often used in Android phone, digital camera or some other devices. When it is attacked by virus, the SD card might be corrupted and cannot be detected by camera, phone or PC. In this situation, you can use iCare Data Recovery software to restore files from the SD card.

CF Card Corruption due to Virus Infection

When your CF card is infected with virus, it might be corrupted and become unreadable. If you want to recover files from corrupted CF card, you can use the iCare Data Recovery software which enables you to recover data even when the Compact Flash card is inaccessible.

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