Digital Camera Repair Questions? Ask a Camera Expert.
Hello!I am Andy and I will be glad to help you out with your issue today. Please Reply to me with doubts / questions till you are 100% satisfied.Let me know once you are ready to work on this.
What is the make / brand and capacity of the card.
How and when did this problem happen ? ... Were you trying to do something with the card ?
How do you know that its corrupt ?
Fujifilm xd-picture card H1GB
can not read, says it needs formatting
Do you get this message on camera screen ?
yes and also on TP
what is TP ?
How did you connect the card to Thinkpad ?
usins a xd picture card reader
What is OS installed on the Thinkpad
Operating System ? ... windows version ?
Okay so you mean that the TP can detect the card ... but not read it ?
get an error which says does not contain recognised file system, please make sure all file system drivers are loaded and volume is not corrupt. Yes it can not read it
Have you tried any recovery tools ?
need your recommendation
Would you like me to suggest you a recovery tool (software). In most cases, if its not internal physical damage then the tool can recovery most of the data in the card
Please hold on a minute.
You should use this Free tool called Pandora : http://download.cnet.com/Pandora-Recovery/3000-2094_4-10694796.html?tag=mncol
Click here : http://download.cnet.com/Pandora-Recovery/3000-2094_4-10694796.html?tag=mncol
Ok, I will give it a try
The next tool you can try is : http://www.powerdatarecovery.com/photo-recovery-resources/olympus-xd-picture-card-recovery.html
Apart from these two there are many more Free ones available on internet (search google : XD card data recovery). You can try some more if above two don't work. Just to give it a shot
If none of these work, then I am very sorry but the card is corrupted beyond limit and data cannot be retrieved from it.
The next step would be to send the card to a professional data recovery company who will charge you high.
If your data is that much critical, let me know and I will get you details on that as well.
One such data recovery company is this : http://www.drivesaversdatarecovery.com/devices-supported/digital-cameras/
thanks, XXXXX XXXXX photos of my grandchildren, my daughter did not back up the disk so a years photos.........
Please let me know if you have any further questions on this ?
will dod thanks
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