How To Recover SD Memory Card Using CMD (Including formatted sd)

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

CMD to Recover SD Card

There are two cmds that may work for your sd card.

  • Chkdsk, the one to get corrupted/logically damaged sd card repaired free without formatting by using this following command line (You need to replace h with your own sd card drive letter that labled on your computer, for example, if your sd card shows E drive in your computer, you need to type 'chkdsk e: /f' and press enter.)cmd
  • Diskpart, the one to get sd card card work again by changing its file system or reformating it (Start cmd in Run and press enter, type diskpart, and then type list disk, get your sd card selected by typing 'select disk 1' for example, and then 'clean' to get it cleaned, and the rest in order in the following photo.)cmd

The Question: How do I recover formatted sd card using cmd?

incon info=> Answer is no! Windows does not support an UNFORMAT command line. However you may follow the guide on this page to use a free format recovery tool which offers a better option of command line recovery.

Also read: unformat sd card

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This is a number of users who may wonder whether there is cmd guide for data recovery after formatting SD memory card like SD, SDHC, SDXC, micro SD, micro SDHC and micro SDXC, etc.

Can You Recover Formatted SD Memory Card Using Command Line?

How do you recover data from formatted SD memory card using command prompt? Any one who can tell me how to recover a formatted SD memory card using command line? The formatting was done by mistake and the memory card had important photo and recorded videos of important work.

What does cmd usually offer in Windows

What you can do with command prompt for sd card?

  1. file system change like RAW to FAT32 converting
  2. fix bad sectors
  3. chkdsk
  4. format sd card fat32/exfat/ntfs

Command Promopt Alternative for Formatted SD Card Recovery

Here we introduce a free alternative of cmd command line to recover formatted memory card. Be free to download iCare Data Recovery Pro which supports for SD card recovery after formatting.

Choose 'Deep Scan Recovery' that can do a format recovery for your memory card.

Free Command Prompt Alternative for Formatted Card Download

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Free download iCare Data Recovery Pro to start a free format recovery which provides better interface than the cmd when cmd does not provide a format recovery.

Video Guide - Recover Files from Formatted SD Memory Card

Note: this program works on Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/XP that you may download it on a Windows PC.

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