July 17th, 2017

Recovering Deleted Data From Memory Cards

by Brian Lipscomb

You’ve just returned from vacation and you’re ready to look at all the great pictures you took while there. The blue skies, sandy beaches and warm surf were all beautiful, and you can’t wait to share the experience with your friends.

But there’s a problem. When you take the SD card out of the camera and put it in your laptop, the laptop tells you it’s blank. “No that can’t be”, you think to yourself. So you pull the card out then put it back in, figuring maybe you inserted it incorrectly. Same deal. The card is empty. You put the card back in the camera. Still nothing. Now you’re close to panic. (more…)