SD Card is Not Readable When Inserted in Nikon Camera

"When I inserted my SD card in my Nikon digital camera and tried to view pictures on the card, I receive a message to say the sd card is corrupted, please insert a different card. I tried to reinsert the card to my camera and received the similar error message. Then, I inserted the SD card to my computer through a card reader, my computer recognized the SD cad as a removable device G. However, I cannot read any data on the SD card because the SD card is unreadable. After clicking the SD card, Windows reported a message to say that the SD card is corrupted and I cannot access the card. I don’t care if it is able to fix the SD card, but I need to restore files stored on the card. What to do?"

Solution - Nikon Camera SD Card Data Recovery

Do you want to restore files when SD card is not readable in digital camera and computer? SD card recovery software is specially designed for SD card data recovery when files got lost in all situations as long as the card is not physically damaged, so you can totally rely on this recovery software if you cannot read the data stored on your SD card for Nikon digital camera. With this data recovery software, you can restore pictures, videos, music, office files and almost all types of files from a micro SD card, mini SD card, SD card, SDHC card, SDXC card and so on. Here is the step-by-step guide to recover files on SD card when it is unreadable.

Steps to Recover Data from Memory Card

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Step1. Insert the SD card to your computer. Then, download and install the data recovery software. Finally, you can run the software and choose a recovery module.

select recovery
Step2. You need to select the SD card as target device so that the software can scan. You only need to wait when it is scanning.

select drive
Step3. You can preview the files after scanning. Then, select the files lost on the SD card and select a different storage media to save them.

recover files

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Reasons Why SD Card Is Not Readable in Nikon Camera

1. SD card is physically damaged
Physical damage usually means that the SD card is destroyed due to long time use or improper operation. For instance, the SD card might be damaged into two or more pieces due to some reasons. An SD card can also be physically damaged due to water damage, fire damage and more. If an SD card is physically damaged, data recovery software is not enough for SD card deleted photo recovery. You may need to ask professional technicist to repair the SD card first. Otherwise, you cannot recover files on the SD card.
2. SD card is not readable due to other reasons
An SD card will be not readable when it is corrupted due to virus infection, bad sectors or more other reasons. Here are the possible reasons:
* You often disconnect the SD card from PC during data transferring
* Remove SD card from camera with the camera on
* More other unknown reasons

Error Message on SD Card When It Is Unreadable

You may receive different messages when an SD card is not readable. If you are unable to read data on your SD card when inserted in digital camera, you may receive message like "unable to use memory card", "no memory card inserted" or "the memory card cannot be used", etc. When receiving such kind of message, you can connect the SD card to your PC and perform data recovery first. After connecting the SD card to PC, you may get the similar message as below:
1. SD card is not formatted do you want to format it now?
2. Please insert disk into drive
3. SD card is raw file system.
4. SD card is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.

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