How Do I Recover Data from SD Card On Windows 10 FREE

The scenarios:

  • Deleted photos/videos on sd card
  • Formatted sd card by mistake
  • SD card not working on phone/camera/device
  • SD card not reading/showing data
  • SD card turned raw or unknown file system

Solution - Recover files from sd card on Windows 11/10/8/7 [Video]

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Also read: recover photos from sd card free

Recover Data from SD Card on Windows 10

For the data loss situations above, you can use iCare Data Recovery Pro software to restore lost files. It is a read-only data recovery tool which can be compatible with Windows operating system to help recover images, music, videos, etc from SD card, mini SD, microSD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC and more other types of memory card.

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

select recovery mode

Step2. Choose the micro SD card as aim disk and let the software scan it for lost data.

wait while scanning

Step3. Preview the found files and recover the data lost from SD card.

preview found photo

Users' Stories

"I have some photos, videos and music stored on my 8GB SD card. Considering the SD card is nearly full, I wanted to delete some not so important videos to free up space. When selecting files to delete, I wrongly deleted some photos which are unique and important. Can I recover photos from SD card after deleting on Windows 10?"

"Last week, I formatted my SD card in Canon digital camera due to mistake. When I got home, I forgot to perform data recovery from the SD card. Today, I connected my SD card to my computer (runs Windows 10) and attempted to recover files from formatted SD card in camera. After connecting the card to my computer, I found some pictures on the card. My mother told me that she used my camera a few days ago and took some pictures. Now, is it still possible to recover the lost data?"

How to connect sd card to computer Windows 10

It's highly recommend that you use a card reader to get your sd card connected to pc when most often your sd card cannot be detected if you connect it to pc with your phone or camera.

insert sd card to pc

If your sd card still cannot be recognized, check out this solution: sd card not showing up in computer fixes [7 ways]

SD Card Is in RAW Format

In addition to the cases mentioned above, data can be lost from an SD card due to some other reasons. SD card RAW format is one of the most common reasons for data loss. Usually, you cannot access your SD card when it turns to RAW file system unless you can format the card. However, formatting is not a good choice because it will erase the memory card. Therefore, when you encounter SD card RAW drive error, you should perform data recovery first of all and then format the card to convert it from RAW to FAT32.

Also read: how to fix raw sd card free

How Do I Access My SD Card in Windows 10?

how to access sd card

Why does an SD memory card is inaccessible in Windows 10? Since Windows 10 is the latest OS released by Microsoft, you need to install proper driver devices that can recognize an SD card in order to make sure that it cannot be recognized and accessed.

If your sd card still cannot be recognized, check out this solution: sd card not showing up in computer fixes [7 ways]

Last updated on March 28, 2024

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