micro sdcard filesystem repair/file recovery

Using TestDisk to repair the filesystem
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micro sdcard filesystem repair/file recovery

#1 Post by DarcMarc »

I have a Polaroid 32gb class 10 micro sdcard that has worked fine in my Android phone and Computer for months now. Upon returning from a trip to Indiana (I don't know why I went there either.), this sdcard would not be recognized by my Linux computer or my Android phone. I ran testdisk and r-studio, both of which would finally see the drive as "Generic SD card reader", but stated that the drive was only 1mb large. Testdisk informs me that the size allocation has to match up but I don't know how to make it match up. The BIOS didn't help me at all.

Upon inserting the drive on a Windows computer, it would lable it a raw filesystem with absolutely no size at all. It almost goes without saying but I have some pretty important stuff on there I would like to recover. Also, I would like to know if it is possible for the Airport TSA scanners to be responsible for this.