Memory Stick Pro Duo File Recovery Software
Memory Stick Pro Duo is a kind of flash memory device, which make use of flash technology to store large amount of digital files. Sony Corporation and SanDisk Corporation developed memory stick PRO platform in the memory stick family. The Memory stick PRO Duo offers superior transfer speed and higher storage capacity. The memory stick PRO Duo cards always come with memory stick adaptor, which is compatible with all the memory stick slots. Sony and Sony Ericsson electronic devices such as the mobile phones, mp3 players, portable play stations, digital camera, etc., exclusively make use of memory stick PRO Duo. Memory sticks contain several integrated circuits inside the shell, where one or two integrated circuits store the data and remaining handles the flow of data in your electronic device. You can store photos, videos, audios, text files etc., in it. Digital cameras of Sony make use of memory stick PRO Duo for storing and transferring photos into the computer. There are instances when might have lost files from your memory stick due to some unknown reasons. In such scenario, you need to opt for a memory card recovery tool to restore memory card data.
File loss from memory stick PRO Duo is due to several reasons such as if you have accidentally removed your memory stick while transferring files then it leads to loss of data. There are more chances of losing files due to virus attack. Virus consist of of destructive programs that are designed to destroy files by replicating themselves. Hence, if the memory stick gets infected with a virus then all files present in the memory stick becomes inaccessible and lost. If you click on the format option by mistake then also all the data present in your memory stick pro duo may lost.
In order to avoid loss of files you need to have a backup of all your important data. After losing files from memory stick, do not use it to store or copy new photos or files in order to avoid permanent loss of files. Always make a habit of properly ejecting the memory stick using “Safely Remove Hardware” option. Always maintain an updated version of anti-virus program and scan your system regularly to avoid loss of data. If you have not maintained proper backup of your important data then to restore lost files you need to employ appropriate tool memory card file recovery.
Memory card Recovery software is a proficient recovery tool that helps you to retrieve lost or deleted photos and other files from memory stick PRO Duo. This software can even recover accidentally deleted or lost image files from memory stick. Along with memory stick, this application also supports file recovery from different types of flash memory cards such as SD cards, MMC, XD cards and CF cards. With the help of this recovery tool, you can also recover RAW images from professional DSLR’s. The memory card recovery software lets you restore memory card data on Mac and Windows with ease. It has an excellent ability to restore all types of media files like audio files, video files, photos etc based on their unique signature. It can even recover media files from external hard drives, FireWire drives, mp3 players, USB drives, etc. You can download a free demo of this version software and evaluate the recovery result.
Follow the steps to recover memory stick Pro Duo files :
Step 1: Remove the memory stick Pro Duo from the digital camera, and connect it to a PC / laptop on which Memory Card Recovery software has already been installed. Run the application, either from the Programs Menu or by clicking on the desktop shortcut icon. A main window displays with "Recover Photos" option select the option as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Window
Step 2: To recover deleted files from memory stick choose "Recover Deleted Photos" option as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2. Select Appropriate Option
Step 3: The software displays all the drives that are connected to the PC, select the memory stick from which you want to recover lost files as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3. Select Memory Card
Step 4: You can perform an additional search for files by selecting the file types provided or you an even add / edit file types that are not listed or you may skip this process by clicking on the "Skip" option as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4. Select File Types
Step 5: Then the software scans the memory stick for lost / deleted files and once the scanning process is completed displays the found data which can be viewed by using "Data View" or "File Type View" option as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5. View Recovered Photos
Step 6: You can make use of the "Preview" option to preview the recovered files and evaluate the recovery results as shown in Figure 6.
Figure 6. Preview Recovered Files