CF cards- even though they are small in size, comes with many advantages. CF cards are the small piece of semiconductor that can store digital information ranging from 128 MB to 64 GB. Compact flash cards became popular among electronic gadgets users, as these cards are compatible with many devices and provide a convenient way to store songs, pictures, videos, games, application, documents, etc.
However, in spite of all these benefits, data may be lost from CF cards without any prior intimation because of numerous reasons. Among them, formatting stands as the main.
There are times when you are forced to format your CF card. For instance, suppose you captured some of the best and attractive pictures from your Digital camera and try saving those pictures into your system. To do this, you remove CF card and connect it to your system, but unfortunately, upon connecting, you get an error message that states “Card need to be formatted? Would you like to format it now?” and provide you options like “Yes” and “No”. It’s like a trap situation where selecting any of the options results in either data loss or data inaccessibility. Most of the times, you get error messages like this, when your CF card is removed in an abrupt way, during the file transfer process and so on.
Also, there are many other circumstances, in which you format your compact flash card. Some of them are mentioned below.
Points to remember…
Experts have suggested some points to remember when data loss is encountered on CF cards. These points will help you to save lost data from being deleted permanently and recover formatted CF card data assuredly.
Data loss from CF cards after accidentally formatting it is not completely avoidable. However, thankfully due to advancement in technology, today CF card users can recover lost or deleted data using the formatted CF card recovery tool. There are many recovery tools available online, but one should go for a reliable, simple and nondestructive tool, which assure you a safe and secure formatted CF card recovery and what better than Remo Recover.
If you are trying to restore formatted CF card data, Remo Recover is recommended by many of IT and non-IT professionals, as it is incorporated with smart and powerful recovery programs, which help you to recover formatted CF card data in an easy way. It is an award-winning software and well designed to retrieve flash cards after formatting like CF card, SD card, xD card, Micro SD card, etc. Not just flashcards you can even restore data from formatted USB drives, external hard drives, inbuilt hard drives and more with utmost ease. Remo Recover is compatible with all versions of Windows operating system and authorizes you to recover formatted CF card data on Windows editions like Windows 10, 7, 8, XP, Vista, etc. Mac users can use the CF card recovery Mac version to restore formatted CF card on all Mac systems such as macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Snow Leopard, etc. with utmost ease.
Step 1: Connect the formatted CF to a working computer, launch Remo Recover wizard and click on Recover Partitions button. Then, you will see all the logical and physical disks available in the system. Choose the drive representing your CF card and click the Scan button.
Figure 1: Welcome Screen
Step 2: Now, Remo Recover deep scans the formatted CF card and displays all its found partitions along with their file systems. Choose your required partitions and hit Scan to start the formatted CF card data recovery process.
Figure 2: Choose Formatted CF Card Partition
Step 3: After scanning the formatted CF card completely, it shows the list of recovered files in Data View and File Type View.
Figure 3: Recovered Data View
Step 4: You can also preview the recovered files by right-clicking on the file and selecting the Preview option.
Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files
Step 5: Finally, if you are happy with the data recovery results, you can purchase the license key, activate the tool and Save your recovered data.
Figure 5: Save Recovered Files
Remo Recover is a versatile data recovery software that can be used to recover data from different logical data loss scenarios, apart from retrieving formatted CF card data. It can be used to recover flash card data that is lost, due to accidental deletion, corruption, inaccessibility, reformatting, abrupt removal, etc. Software performs a deep scan of the inaccessible or corrupt card and discovers files like images, audios, videos, text documents, etc. using file formats. Remo Recover CF card recovery application even allows you to sort and retrieve data from formatted CF card, on the basis of the file name, size, date of creation and file type. CF card recovery software also facilitates you with the preview option, which permits you to have an earlier look at the recovered data from formatted CF card before you save it to the desired location.
So, get the free download of the tool and give it a try if you are experiencing any data loss situation. After all, you are not alone, Remo Recover is with you.