How can I recover the data on my SD card after it was deleted by a virus?

Anonymous December 22, 2013
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I have a sd card which is full of data. I’ve inserted my SD card in some system that was full of viruses, and my data in SD card have been deleted. I need to retrieve that data.

  1. dragonmouth
    December 22, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Shouldn't the virus be removed or rendered harmless before any attempts at data recovery? Otherwise the virus will be propagated to yet another PC. Any data recovery should be attempted on a "sand box" PC.

  2. Oron J
    December 22, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    If the cause of the loss of data is a virus, then it may just be hidden rather than deleted. The easiest way to detect and fix it is to download Unhide from bleepingcomputer.com.

    If this doesn't work, try downloading Recuva or one of the other recovery packages on our Best Windows Software list.

  3. Hovsep A
    December 22, 2013 at 1:44 pm

    you have to try some recovery tools.

    Recover Accidentally Deleted Files From Any OS With PhotoRec [Windows, Mac, & Linux]
    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/recover-accidentally-deleted-files-from-any-os-with-photorec-windows-mac-linux/

    Recover Lost Data For Free With Pandora Recovery [Windows]
    http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/recover-lost-data-free-pandora-recovery-windows/

    • Angelina L
      December 23, 2013 at 5:53 am

      I advise you using a sd card recovery freeware to help you to retrieve that data inside. It is easily and quickly to get lost data back with this award-winning free SD card recovery software. Just need three steps to get all your lost data back.