"I encountered unformatted error on my micro SD card on Windows 8. System asked me to format micro SD card when I tried to open the memory card. I do not want to format it because I have some important data stored on this card. However, if I do not format the card, PC does not allow me to access the memory card. I am wondering if there is micro SD formatter with which I can format the unformatted micro SD card without losing data."
"I am using a 16GB SanDisk micro SD card in my smartphone, but recently I met some problem with this SanDisk memory card. I received a message that micro SD card needs to be formatted, but my PC (runs Windows XP) prevents me from formatting the micro SD card. Instead, it shows error message that Windows was unable to complete the format. Do I need to use micro SD card formatter tool to format the micro SD card?"
"I have a Samsung micro SD card but it stopped working a few days ago. I did not pay much attention to the problem at the beginning, but now I need to access the micro SD card to copy some pictures. Is it possible to recover data from a corrupted micro SD card?"
"I need to convert RAW micro SD card to FAT32, but system says that formatting will erase all data on this card. Will it erases all files if I use a micro SD card formatter tool to format the card?"
Whenever you receive unformatted error message on your micro SD card, the first thing is to stop using the card. Then, you can connect the micro SD card to a Windows PC and download iCare Data Recovery to recover files from the micro SD card. This data recovery software can be perfectly compatible with Windows platform and help recover all types of files from unformatted micro SD card. This software supports all brands of memory card including SanDisk, Samsung, Toshiba, PNY, Lexar, Transcend, Kingston and more. Here are the steps to recover data from unformatted micro SD card:
Step1. Run the data recovery software and select a recovery module
Step2. Choose the unformatted micro SD card and then wait the software to scan it for lost data.
Step3. Preview the found pictures and documents, and then recover the files you need.
Truthfully, you need to format a micro SD card when it shows unformatted error if you still want to access the card. Usually, the micro SD card will turn to RAW file system when you get not formatted error message. You can format microSD card from RAW to FAT32 on your smart phone or on your computer.
Receiving another error message that Windows cannot format the memory card when you format your micro SD card? In this situation, you can also use micro SD card formatter software to format the unformatted micro SD card.