Memory Stick Data Recovery


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Rescue Memory Stick Files

Pictures, videos, audios, etc. media files are the most entertaining file types. You can capture your memories also in these file types and play to watch or listen whenever you feel like. The cameras, camcorders, cell phones, etc. electronic devices make it possible to save media files. These devices use storage drives like memory cards, flash cards, etc. Memory Sticks are the flash memory cards which can be proved to be a better choice than any other memory card. Memory Sticks are the flash memory cards introduced by Sony. With its slim built, it can fit into portable electronic devices easily. You can have photos with high resolution and capture videos with high definition.

At times you lose your data from memory stick, how careful you may be. You are fond of clicking pictures and videos during any event of family or friends. But you have forgotten to get your camcorder with you for your cousin’s marriage. At that time you got a camcorder of a friend in which you used your memory stick. After sometime, your friend need to move to his place and asked for the camcorder. You suddenly remember that you have not taken pictures with some of the family members who just arrived for the function. In a hurry, you captured few clicks and ejected the memory stick from the device to return to your friend. You connect the memory stick to the computer and you were shocked to find that the pictures which you clicked at the end were not saved. The pictures were not yet written to the drive when you ejected it. You need those pictures as those were of the people who very rarely could arrive at any family gathering. In such situation, you need effective recovery software which supports recovery of files from memory card as Memory Stick is a type of memory card. Memory card recovery software is one of the suggested software which helps you to recover memory card data.

Common data loss scenarios from Memory Stick:

  • Interruption of File Transfer: When the memory space on the memory stick is almost full, you can transfer the file from the memory stick to the computer. You can save new files on the memory stick once you get free space available on it. If the file transfer is interrupted then you will lose the data which are not yet transferred to the computer. The file transfer process may get interrupted due to power surge, sudden system shut down, abrupt removal of the memory stick from the computer, etc.

  • Accidental Formatting of Memory Stick: Formatting deletes all the files on the memory stick. You may sometimes format the memory card accidentally. You won’t be having a copy of the files on the memory stick. All your data will be lost from the memory stick. In such situation, you can recover lost data from the physical drive of the memory stick using recovery software. Memory card recovery software is one of the recommended recovery software to restore data from memory chip.

  • Corrupted Memory Stick: When the memory stick gets corrupted, you cannot access the files stored in it. Memory Stick gets corrupted due to virus infection, frequent usage on different storage devices, faulty card reader, etc. In such miserable situations, you can use recovery utility for memory stick data recovery.

  • Unintentional Data Deletion: You may delete the files on Memory Stick unintentionally or when connected to the computer. You may click on “Delete All” button on the electronic device and lose all the data from it at a stretch. In such situations, you need recovery tool to get back the data deleted from the Memory Stick. Memory card recovery software is one of the recommended recovery software.

Features of Memory Card Recovery Software:

This application recovers data not only from memory stick but also from other storage drives like memory cards, USB drives, hard drive, external hard drives, etc. If you are thinking how to recover files from corrupted memory card then here is the solution. You can recover files from corrupt memory card easily. You just need to follow few simple steps which are discussed ahead in the article. The software has powerful scanning mechanism to recover the files efficiently. The software can restore files from SD card, SDHC card, xD card, CF card, etc. flash cards. The software has separate build for Windows and Mac OS based computers. The software has demo version which you can use to evaluate the result of recovery before purchasing the software. The software supports different OS of Windows. Therefore it acts as memory card data recovery software for Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. If you want more information about memory stick data recovery on Mac based OS, visit the link: http://www.memory-card-recovery.net/software-for-mac.html

Note: Click on www.memory-card-recovery.net/deleted-videos-from-memory-card-on-mac.html to know how to perform deleted video recovery from memory card on Macintosh machine.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Steps to recover data from Memory Stick using memory card recovery software:

Step 1: Download memory card recovery software and install on the computer. Run the software and select "Recover Photos" from the main page of the software.

Memory Stick Data Recovery - Main Screen

Fig A : Main Screen

Step 2: Then select "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" option from the next screen.

Memory Stick Data Recovery - Select Recover Deleted Photos option

Fig B : Select Recover Deleted Photos

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 3: Select the logical drive of the Memory Stick and click on "Next" to scan for the Memory Stick data.

Memory Stick Data Recovery - Select Memory Card

Fig C : Select Memory Stick

Step 4: The Memory Stick wil be scab\nned by the software and the result will be displyed in "File Type and Data View".

Memory Stick Data Recovery - File Type View Window

Fig D : File Type View Screen

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 5: Preview the files using "Preview" option and save those on the computer.

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