How to Recover Photos from Unreadable CF Card

Unable to access images due to CF card unreadable problem? Download Remo Recover photo recovery software that provides complete solution for helping you to recover photos from unreadable CF card without any obstacles.


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Do you want to recover photos from unreadable CF card?

“Hi, I have a CF card with some really needed images that I took for a client meeting. After deleting some files from the CF card, for some reason, when I connect the card to my laptop using card reader it tells me the card is corrupt and unreadable. I really need those images. Is there any way to restore images from unreadable CF card?”

Sometimes for unknown reasons or human mistakes, the CF card suddenly becomes unreadable and you may not allowed to access the CF card on your laptop, computer, digital camera or smartphone. Luckily, your pictures on CF card are unreadable and not unrecoverable. You still have a chance to restore images from unreadable CF card with professional CF card recovery software.

Remo Recover – Effective solution for recovering photos from unreadable CF card

Recover your precious photos, videos and other media files from unreadable CF card using Remo Recover photo recovery program. The software is available in free trial version that enables you to retrieve pictures from unreadable CF card and shows how to recover pictures on SD card not showing on computer. It supports photo recovery from various types of memory cards like SD, Micro SD, SDXC, SDHC, MMC, XD, etc. Its advanced algorithm and intuitive user interface allows you to easily restore unreadable, formatted, corrupted and inaccessible CF card at home by yourself without any difficulty.

How to recover photos from unreadable CF card with Remo Recover

Download and install Remo Recover photo recovery software on your Windows desktop or laptop. Connect the unreadable CF card to your PC via a card reader, run the installed photo recovery tool and follow bellow mentioned steps to restore images from unreadable CF card.

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover and select “Recover Files” option on the main window, and then choose your unreadable CF card from the list of available drives & click "Scan" button to initiate scanning.

Click on Recover Files option to recover photos from unreadable CF card

Step 2: After the completion of scanning process, you can see a list of recovered photo files in "Data View", and "File Type View" formats

View Recovered Photos in File Type View

Step 3: Before saving the recovered pictures, preview each of them using "Preview" option

Preview Recovered Photo Files

Step 4: If you are satisfied with the tool, then activate the license key of the tool and click "Save" button to save the retrieved image in a location that you prefer

Save recovered data from your CF card to any desired location

Common causes for unreadable CF card:

  • Improper formatting: If the CF card is not formatted properly, then it cannot be read.  As a result, when you try to access the stored data, it throws various errors messages like “Card is to be formatted, format it now”, “Card not initialized”, or “Unable to access the card”.
  • Incompatibility: If you are using the CF card on incompatible devices or unsupported file system then it easily get corrupt and become unreadable.
  • Abrupt ejection: Sudden removal of CF card from your computer, smart phone or digital camera while transferring pictures would damage the card and make it unreadable.
  • Other reasons: CF card becomes unreadable at any point of time due to severe virus infection, improper handling, card error, etc. which causes severe loss of data.

Helpful tips to avoid CF card unreadable error:

  • Avoid connecting your CF card to devices that contain virus or spyware
  • Please do not eject CF card while transferring or writing data from the card
  • Switch off your smartphone or digital camera when you want to take out the CF card


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