Unintentionally deleting files from an SD card is something that happens often: we all have oversights and accidents happen all the time. Therefore, if it has just happened to you, you know that you are not the only one and that, fortunately, you have at your fingertips some solutions to recover deleted files on an SD card.
When we delete files from an SD card, in most cases they are not completely deleted until they are overwritten. Thanks to this, if you realize it in time and stop using the card immediately, it may not be all lost and it may be possible to restore the files.
To be able to carry out this task you will need a program like Disk Drill 4, which is capable of recovering deleted files from an SD card, including SDHC, SDXC, microSD, CompactFlash cards, XD cards, Sony Memory Stick, MMC cards, and virtually any memory card. It works not only for accidental data erasure, but also in case it has been formatted, if it is corrupted or corrupted and your computer cannot read it, and even if it has been infected with malware.
How to recover deleted files on an SD card in Windows 10
First, we will tell you how to recover deleted files on an SD card in Windows 10 with Disk Drill. First, download the program from this link. You can download the executable file completely free of charge, and to install it you only have to follow the prompts of the wizard.
Wait for the installation process to complete. Once you're done, boot Disk Drill and connect the device containing the card or your SD card reader to your computer. In the Recovery tab, you can see the tree with the drives connected to your PC. Select the SD card in question and press the Lost Data Search button.
As you can see below in the screenshot, the number of files is indicated in a red balloon next to the file type. You don't have to wait for the analysis to finish to view the files, you can review them at any time by clicking the Review Objects button.
Reviewing the files Disk Drill has found on your SD card is very simple. In the left column, you can see the different file types (images, video, audio, documents, files, and others), so you can filter depending on the file type. If you wish, you can use the keyword search engine at the top to, for example, search by extension or by name.