"I have a 4GB memory card, which contains thousands of pictures and some videos, music. Today, when I want to copy some pictures from the memory card to my computer, I realize that the memory card shows 0 byte on my digital camera. The memory card also shows 0 byte space after connecting to my computer. The file system of the card converted to RAW. How can I get back files from the memory card that shows 0 byte space?"
You cannot access memory card when it shows 0 byte space because the file system of the card is corrupted. PC, digital camera or mobile phone cannot recognize RAW file system normally which will prevent you from reading any data from the card. In this situation, you can use iCare Data Recovery software to retrieve files off the memory card. You can follow the steps below to recover files from memory card shows 0 byte space:
Step1. Run iCare Data Recovery software and choose a recovery module.
Step2. Choose the memory card so that the software can scan it for lost files.
Step3. You can preview the found pictures after scanning. Then, you can choose all needed files to recover.
When the space of memory card shows 0 byte, you may find that you are unable to open the memory card. Meanwhile, you may receive some error messages when you attempt to open the memory card. Here are some symptoms when memory card has 0 byte space:
In order to repair the memory card problem and make it usable, you need to format the memory card from RAW to FAT32. You can format the memory card in your digital camera or mobile phone. You can also format memory card by connecting it to your computer. You can quick format memory card to convert RAW file system back to FAT32. You can also full format the memory card if you doubt that the memory card contains any bad sector.
Memory stick shows 0 byte space and changes to RAW file system? Memory stick requires formatting before you can use it? Do not worry! When you encounter the similar problem on memory stick, you can also use the data recovery software to retrieve photos for free from memory stick.