Deleted File Recovery from Memory Stick



The Memory Stick is a small portable flash memory card, which is released by Sony in October 1998. Usually the Memory Sticks are used as storage media for several portable electronic devices such as Sony digital cameras. Using a memory card reader which is compatible to the Memory Stick, you can copy the pictures that are taken by the Sony digital camera to the computer. But the problem may occur when some of the files are accidentally deleted from the memory stick. Because the digital cameras cannot have the inbuilt option to get back deleted files and also the files deleted from memory stick will not be stored in the Recycle Bin. However, there are some third party tools like memory card recovery software is available. It can help you to undelete files memory stick with ease and efficiently.

Every individual may come across the mistakes like accidental deletion of files while using the digital cameras. For example, you are taking a picture using a digital camera and you want to delete one photo for making space for new image. But once you hit the delete button, then you may realize the need of it and wanted to bring it back. Or your memory stick may be having the important business documents and you have deleted them mistakenly. Unfortunately, there is no Recycle Bin for a memory stick to store deleted files.

So what can you do if the file is accidentally deleted from Memory Stick?

Luckily for the people who wants to undelete files from memory stick have the better solution in the form of memory card recovery software. It is a powerful recovery application that is designed especially to find deleted files from memory stick. You can use this software on any PC, to access deleted files from your memory card. For example, you have deleted family photos from memory stick, then just plug it to the computer and download the recovery software. Then the software scans all sectors of your memory stick to get back deleted files. It will restore deleted files on hard drive or the other removable drive which you desire.

How the recovery is possible?

You may be surprised about the possibility of deleted file recovery from memory card. In fact there is no magic involved. The thing is that when the file is deleted from your computer hard drive or the removable drives like a USB memory stick, SD card, CF card, pen drive, etc. actually they are not erased. Simply the file is hidden on that deleted sector and this space is marked as free to save new files. Thus the deleted files are recoverable from the memory stick until they are overwritten with fresh data. If you want to know about damaged memory card recovery, you can visit here - http://www.restorememorycard.net/damaged.html.

The memory card recovery software supports to undelete files from a whole family of memory stick. It includes Memory Stick Pro, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Micro (M2) and Memory Stick Pro-HG. It supports file recovery from the memory stick, which is having FAT16 or FAT32 file system. You can recover all types of files like photos, videos, music, documents, etc. You can also recover SD card data by following the few steps mentioned in this software.

Steps to undelete files from Memory Stick

Step1: First remove the memory stick from the digital camera and connect it to the computer. Then run recovery software on your computer and select “Recover Photos” option from the welcome page as shown in Fig 1.

Undelete Files Memory Stick - Main Screen

Fig 1. Main Screen

Step2: Now select your memory card and then click on the next arrow button as shown in Fig 2.

Undelete Files Memory Stick - Select Memory Card

Fig 2. Select Memory Card

Step3: Wait while the software is scanning your memory card. Once the memory card is scanned completely, you can get the list of recovered files which you can save by using “Save to Drive” option as shown in Fig 3.

Undelete Files Memory Stick - Save Files

Fig 3. Save Files

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