Corrupt SD card

How to use TestDisk to recover lost partition
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Corrupt SD card

#1 Post by beatle »

when I tried to see the files on my sd Card (4GB) this morning I got the message that I Need to Format the sd Card before I can Access. After a Research in the internet I found your TestDisk Software.
Problem is that although I have a 4 GB SD Card, it Shows a capacity of 1073 MB.
I know there is a note, one should only continue if the correct size is displayed, but I couldn't reach a change in the size displayed there.

After doing some analyses I got the message Partition sector doesn't have the end mark 0xAA55.
I played around an changed something so that Problem doesn't Show up again. (I think 1 made something like writing an mbr? Is that possible. )
After playing around the Problem with the Information "sector doesn't have the end mark" does not Show up anymore but still no data is availabe.
I also played around with different types, but the result is never any Information about my data on the Card.
Anything you would suggest me to do or try to get my data back?
Would appreciate any kind of help.

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Re: Corrupt SD card

#2 Post by cgrenier »

Do you see a PhysicalDrive with the correct size or only a drive letter with the wrong size ?