How Do I Get Data off a Broken Sony 16GB Memory Stick

"I have a 16GB Sony memory stick which seems to be broken because I cannot access any data. There are lots of important files like images, videos, music and more on this Sony memory stick, so I want to know if there is any way to fix the memory stick and get back lost files. I have tried to insert the memory stick to two different computers, and the memory stick cannot work normally. Any help will be highly appreciated!"

Data Recovery from Corrupted Sony Memory Stick

Sony memory stick is famous, but sometimes it may stop working normally. As long as the memory stick is not physically damaged, you can rely on iCare Data Recovery software to restore the lost files from corrupted Sony memory stick. Now, you can follow the steps below to get back Sony memory stick files:

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Step1. Run the data recovery software and choose recovery module.

select recovery mode

Step2. Choose the Sony memory stick and let the software scan it for lost files.

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Step3. You can preview the found files after scanning and then recover the files you need.

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Is the Sony Memory Stick Really Broken?

In most time, you will think that the memory stick is broken when you are unable to read data on it or when the memory stick is not recognized by PC. Then, is it really broken when Sony memory stick is not readable? First of all, let’s see what kind of error message you receive when you are unable to read data from Sony memory stick:

What Cannot You Do?

1. Avoid let the memory stick suffering physical damage
2. Avoid writing new data to the memory stick
3. Do not format the memory stick before data recovery

Accidentally Format Memory Stick

Accidentally format Sony memory stick before data recovery? Probably, you may think that you can get back lost files after formatting the corrupted memory stick. However, the memory stick would show blank after formatting. If you mistakenly formatted your memory stick before data recovery, the most important thing you should remember is never write any new data to the formatted memory card. Otherwise, you may lose the last chance to recover files.

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