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32GB Micro SD Card Is Not Detected by Nikon and Needs to Be Formatted in PC

"My 32GB micro SD card for Nikon digital camera stops working normally and I need to get back files inside the card. Well, when I turned on my camera just now, it says there is no memory card inserted. I cannot find a storage media on my digital camera. Then, I connected the micro SD card to my computer, and Windows says that the memory card needs to be formatted. Having tried to scan the micro SD card on my computer, but I didn’t find any virus. Can you tell me how to get back files from the unformatted micro SD card without formatting?"

"Today, my Nikon camera turns off suddenly when I was viewing pictures. When I turned on the camera again, the camera cannot detect the 32GB micro SD car inserted in. Inserting the micro SD card to another camera, it still cannot be detected. Plugging to computer, it says memory card is not formatted. What should I do to fix the error and get back files on the card?"

Solution - Data Recovery from Unformatted Micro SD Card for Nikon

A memory card is needed if you want to use a digital camera to take pictures. Micro SD card is a type of memory card that is widely used by Nikon digital camera users. If a micro SD card cannot be detected by camera, on the one hand, you will not be able to view files stored on the card. And on the other hand, you cannot take pictures. In this situation, you can connect the micro SD card to your computer to see if you can read files on the micro SD card. If you receive message like micro SD card is not formatted, you can rely on professional data recovery software to restore files from the unformatted micro SD card.

The data recovery software - iCare Data Recovery Pro enables you to recover videos, music, pictures, etc from not only 32GB micro SD card for Nikon camera, but also from other types of memory card for all devices. Therefore, when your micro SD card is not detected by the Nikon digital camera and has not formatted error on your computer, you should not format the card and then you can use the data recovery software to perform data recovery.

Steps to Recover Files from 32GB Micro SD Card

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Step1. Download and install the data recovery software on your computer. Connect the micro SD card to your computer. Then, you can run the software and choose a recovery module.

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Step2. Choose the micro SD card and let the software scan the card for lost files. You only need to wait when the software is scanning.

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Step3. You can preview the found files after scanning. Then, you can select the files you need and recover them.

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Windows Failed to Format 32GB MicroSD Card Which Requires Formatting

There is nothing worse than the situation that Windows reports micro SD card is unable to be formatted when you decide to format it to fix the error. It means that you cannot use the 32GB microSD card anymore! If you do not want to waste money buying a new micro SD card, what can you do to fix the error?

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Do Not Put the Lost Data in Danger

When the micro SD card is not detected or shows not formatted error, you should be careful to avoid put the original data stored on the card in danger. Here are some points you need to know:

  • Formatting may make it difficult for data recovery, so you had better not format the micro SD card when it reports not formatted error on your memory card or usb which shows RAW file system.
  • Any new data to the micro SD card may lead the original data to be overwritten, so you had better stop writing any new data to the micro SD card.
  • It will be hard to recover data if the micro SD card is physically damaged, so you had better take good care of the card and protect it from being physically damaged due to any possible reasons.
  • Any added data to the micro SD card may put the original data in danger, so you should not save the recovered files to the unformatted micro SD card

Things You Need to Know

1. You can encounter not formatted error on your micro SD card due to lots of reasons. Although Windows asks you to format the micro SD card when you connect it to your computer, it doesn’t mean that you can 100% fix the error by formatting the card. Sometimes, you may find that you cannot format an unformatted micro SD card.

2. In most case, formatting process can help you fix the not formatted error on micro SD card. However, it doesn’t mean that you can recover data after format the device for fixing the error. On the contrary, if you format the micro SD card to fix not formatted error, data will be erased from the card due to formatting. If you do not want to lose files after formatting micro SD card, you had better perform data recovery at first.

3. Although formatting can erase the micro SD card, the files are not deleted completely. As a matter of fact, the files are still on the micro SD card but it becomes invisible. Therefore, you can use the data recovery software to restore lost files even after formatting an unformatted micro SD card. But you should know that formatting process makes the data recovery much more difficult than before.

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