"My 64GB SDHC card reports not formatted error in my digital camera and it disables me to access the memory card. Windows system says the same error message and it detects the SDHC card as a RAW drive when I inserted the card to my computer. Can you tell me why my SDHC card shows such kind of error message? How can I fix the error and recover data?"
"SDHC card shows to RAW file system in my computer. System asks me to format memory card before I can use it. What should happen if I format the SDHC card? Will I lose everything after formatting? However, how can I access the SDHC card without formatting?"
"I received a warning message disk drive is not formatted do you want to format it now when I double clicked my 32GB SDHC card on my computer. I tried to reconnect the memory card to another computer, but I still received the same error message. Is there any way to resolve the problem without formatting? I have many precious files on this card, so I need to recover files off SDHC card without formatting."
2 don’ts for SDHC card recovery when it shows not formatted error
SDHC card is not readable due to not formatted error? Not formatting error is a common reason for data loss from SDHC card or other storage media, but the good news is that data is recoverable by using a data recovery program – iCare Data Recovery. It is a professional and read-only data recovery tool which enables you to extract files off SDHC card when you cannot access the card normally. By using this software, you can recover all kinds of files from any brand of SDHC card. Now, please follow the steps below to recover files from SDHC card when it needs to be formatted:
Step1. Run the software and choose a recovery module.
Step2. Choose the SDHC card as aim disk and let the software scan it for lost files.
Step3. Preview the found files and recover the data you need.
SDHC card is usually used in digital camera, mobile phone and some other devices. When it shows not formatted error and prevents you from accessing any data, you can format the SDHC card after data recovery. You can format SDHC card for camera, cell phone in its original device or on your computer. Usually, you can quick format SDHC card or full format the card to convert its file system from RAW to FAT32 to fix the problem.
You can perform format on an SD card by connecting it to a Windows computer via a card reader or USB cable. However, the formatting sometimes failed due to this or that kind of reason.
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