Memory stick not formatted

  • Memory stick / card is not formatted do you want to format it now?
  • Memory stick / card turns to RAW file system and becomes not accessible?
  • Memory stick / card shows RAW format when using CMD CHKDSK?
  • What is the best solution when memory stick / card asking to format when it has not formatted error?
  • Do you want to look for a solution to fix the memory stick / card not formatted RAW error?
  • Can you recover data from a not formatted memory stick / card?
  • How to recover pictures from memory card when memory card needs format?
  • Can you unformat memory stick if you wronly reformatted when warns not formatted message?

What is memory stick not formatted error indeed?

Memory stick not formatted problem is a kind of data lost problem. When you plug you memory stick in, there's a saying that memory stick is not formatted, do you want to format it now? it seems that you data had lost, or you must format it, but if you really format it, you data will lose indeed, if you don't value your files, you can do it.

But the most difficult job is that you can't format it even you had press Format, it just says that memory stick is not formatted again, the final reasult is that you can't get your data.

As the picture shows:

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Has your data really vinished?

You might think that even you had pressed Format, the device is still not accessable, has the data really lost? Of course not, your data is still on your memory stick, it's just because the Windows can't read it, Windows can't tell it, so it just says that your memory stick is not accessable, or says that your memory stick is not formatted, do you want to format it?

 Actually your data hasn't lost, it's still on your device.

How to deal with memory stick not formatted fomatted error?

Should you quick format memory stick or full format it to fix the error?

iCare Data R ecovery Software is able to do this job.

iCare Data Recovery is this kind of software.

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iCare Data Recovery is a very good data recovery software, its produce is very great achievement.

It can not only deal with memory stick not formatted error, but also deal with another data lost problem, such as data deleted error, usb flash drive not formatted error, USB pen drive not formatted error, micro SD has RAW file system and so on, memory stick formatted error is just a small part that iCare Data Recovery Procan do with.

Steps to Recover Files from unformatted memory stick

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Step1. Connect the unformatted memory stick to your comptuer via a card reader. Download and install the data recovery software. Then, run the software and choose a recovery module.

select recovery
Step2. Choose the not formatted memory stick and let the software scan it for lost files. You just need to wait when the software is scanning.

select drive
Step3. You can preview the files after scanning. Then, you can select the files you want to recover and save them.

recover files

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Notice: after you press Recovery, iCare Data Recovery Pro will help you find all the data you lost, you should choose what is the information you really need.

Memory Stick Cannot Be Formatted

Memory stick is a type of flash memory card. It is unable to be used in any device if it has not formatted error. Therefore, you need to fix the error after retrieving all data. The best way to fix not formatted error is to format the memory stick.

==>> If memory stick was unable to be formatted successfully, you can go this article - Windows was unable to format memory stick>>

User's experience:

I'm a computer user from NJ, I store some files in my memory stick including my work files, every day I use it to transport the work I haven't finished home, it works well all the time, but nowadays problem occur, when I plug it in, there's a letter saying that memory stick is not formatted, do you want to format it now? I know if I format it, my data will lost, so I ask my friends for help.

Then after my friend told me that iCare Data Recovery Pro can help me, I had a try, to my delight, it works very well, so I store it for further use.

So if you have memory stick not formatted problem, just try to use iCare Data Recovery, it will help you a lot to recover deleted photos from memory stick when it is not accessible.


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