Pictures Have Disappear from SD Card Unexpectedly

Summary

Use 4Card Recovery to restore your needed SD card data back successfully when your card pictures, videos, audios, and others have disappeared or been missing for some reasons, like virus-infection, improper card extraction, card damage, or some other card malfunction problems.

Sophia Wright

Nov. 10, 2014

by Sophia Wright

Follow @4CardRecovery

SD Card Data Recovery by 4Card Recovery

Free download 4Card Recovery to scan your SD card thoroughly and retrieve all found files back at first, no matter how and why your SD card data has disappeared.

card recovery software

SD Card Pictures & Others Have Disappeared Without Any Warning?

Find something weird just has happened to your SD card? When opening electronic device with your SD card inserted as usual, only find all previous remained card information is not there? When trying to access SD card stuffs on computer, only find there is nothing shown? When clicking on SD card to open it on your laptop, only find there are numerous strange and useless file shortcuts? Or when forcedly turning off electronic devices for low battery power last time, only find all stored pictures, videos and more inside device SD card have disappeared even after device has been fully charged? Feel really worried about your card data right now for there is no card data backup left? OK! Don’t worry! No matter why your SD card stuffs disappeared, luckily, you still can apply some third party SD card data recovery software to scan this card and take all scanned card files back.

Scan Disappeared SD Card Stuffs out & Restore Them Back with Data Recovery Software

In fact, the stored SD card data could be unexpectedly missing for many reasons, like virus-infection, SD card logical damage or corruption, SD card improper extraction, dropping or shocking, card incompatible file system and other card malfunction problems. But, in your case, without enough clues and information, there is no way to figure out exactly why your card data has disappeared. So, to rescue your missing card files, you need another solution. Just simply stop using this SD card and choose efficient memory card data recovery software like 4Card Recovery to scan this card and check whether all your card information could be taken back step by step:

Step 1:

Download this 4Card Recovery software and plunge this SD card to begin. Run this software and choose a data recovery mode from its main screen.

main screen shot

Select recovery options in the main interface

Step 2:

Choose this plunged SD card to start the card scanning. This card is supposed to be thoroughly scanned to find all recoverable card data out.

select card

Select card to search photos off card

Step 3:
Preview and recover SD card files which you are desperately needed. With wonderful data recovery features, this software can help find many useless files out, too. Just use its "Preview" function wisely.

wait for photo searching

Wait while scanning lost photos, sometimes it takes about 20 minutes to scan a 32G card.

Tips: if it takes more than 2 hours to scan a 32GB card, you may stop the scanning and wait to see
what's already found. Since the card may contains bad blocks that takes longer time than usual.

Step 4:
Restore selected card files back.

restore lost photos

Preview lost photos and save found files. It would generate a folder to contain your lost data.
Please do not save the photo to the card where you lost them. Save them to your PC drive!

download 4card recoveryDownload 4Card Recovery

Common Tips:

* No matter whether you can access this SD card, anything new written on the same card could be a chance to cause more data loss.
* No matter whether you scan and restore your entire card data back completely, anything restored could be missing or lost again when you put it on the same SD card.
* No matter whether you keep on using this SD card in the future, you’d better save all important device data on different drives or locations regularly in case of data loss problems.

Why Your SD Card Pictures Are Missing?

There are many causes that can make SD card file missing or disappeared without warning, such as the above mentioned virus-infection, card damage, improper card operations and even physical card corruption, etc. When your card is attacked by viruses, after rescuing your card data, you can do viruses scan on this card and format it to clean all threats completely. When your card has some card damage, especially some logical damage, after taking all card stuffs back, you can easily format it to fix its problems. But, if your card is seriously damaged for physical corruption, it is really difficult to fix. But, if your card files are only hidden for your careless or unintentional clicks, you can simply show them all up like this: Start > Run > Type in "control folders" > View > “Show hidden files and folders”.

 

download 4card recoveryDownload 4Card Recovery

More Related Articles You May Like