Memory Sticks are species of removable flash media storage devices especially built for cameras, originally released in the late 90s. Memory Stick Pro Duos are the newer and revised editions of the original memory sticks with maximum storage capacities and faster data transfer rates, in addition to the reduced size. These devices are particularly built for Sony cameras and are non compatible.
Like other flash storage devices such as SD cards, the Memory Stick Pro Duo too is not unfamiliar from the various reasons of data loss or corruption on them. There are various occasions that one may encounter during operating Memory Stick Pro Duo on his camera, which may lead to perform Memory Stick Pro Duo recovery, at some point or the other. Let’s find out some of the most widespread reasons that people encounter on a day-to-day basis in order to recover deleted or missing contents from it.
Some common data loss scenarios occurring in memory stick Pro Duo:
In case of a Memory Stick Pro Duo, if any contents are being deleted from them, the deleted data gets removed from memory sticks without being moved to Recycle Bin. This is because, the storage capacities of Memory Stick Pro Duo are limited and there’s no option on such devices to have a dedicated folder like a Recycle Bin, to store temporary deleted data. Once the data has been deleted, you will have to restore it using external data recovery utility such as Remo Recover.
You can retrieve Memory Stick Pro Duo data with ease using Remo Recover software, whether the files have been accidentally deleted, or the Memory Stick Pro Duo itself is formatted. Remo Recover is an extremely powerful data recovery software specialized in performing Memory Stick Pro Duo data recovery. It is one of the most trusted tools for recovering all kinds of files including photos, movies, softwares, documents and other items.
Remo Recover is equipped with a powerful search algorithm combined with user-friendly interface, allowing any novice user to conveniently perform data restoration on Memory Stick Pro Duo without any hassle or help. To help the first time or users, a free demo version of Remo Recover is available, using which you can scan, detect and preview all rescued Memory Stick Pro Duo data before going for the full version.
Step 1: Download Remo Recover and install it on your Windpws PC. Launch it to open its main screen. Select "Recover Files" option. Then, among the list of available drives, choose your memory stick Pro Duo and hit Scan button to initiate the scanning process
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Now, the software starts scanning the selected memory stick Pro to find lost/deleted files. Once scanning is completed, the list of recoverable files will be displayed. You can view the recovered files in File Type View or Data View
Figure 2: File Type View of the Recovered Files
Step 3: Now, preview the recovered files using Preview button to check whether all the files are recovered or not
Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files
Step 4: If you found all your lost files from your memory stick, and satisfied after evaluating the recovery results, you can activate the license key of the software and save the recovered files at your desired location
Figure 4: Save Recovered Files