SD memory card 0 bytes repair, fix SD memory card showing 0 bytes

Posted by Katrina to Data Recovery on December 21st, 2017

When I attempted to access my SanDisk SD memory card on my computer, Windows 7 pops up an error message saying: "disk drive is not formatted, do you want to format it now?" When I checked it in Properties, SD memory card showed RAW file system and had 0 bytes used space and free space. How to solve this problem?

SD memory card showing 0 bytes used space and free space is a common problem for every SD memory card user. When this happens, the SD memory card becomes empty and unusable that we cannot access data stored, not to mention saving new file on it.

Most of time, data in the SD memory card must be the thing that we care the most about. To avoid data loss, we reminded to recover data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes at first. With respect of free RAW drive recovery software for SD card, iBoysoft Data Recovery is your best assistant.

How to fix SD memory card showing 0 bytes without data loss?

1. Recover data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes

As long as your SD memory card isn't physically failed and files stored on it aren't overwritten, iBoysoft Data Recovery can be your best choice to recover data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes.

iBoysoft Data Recovery is a free and professional data recovery software that is designed to recover data from SD memory card, hard drive, external hard drive, USB flash drive, pen drive, etc. showing 0 bytes. It is fully compatible with Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and Windows Server 2016/2012/2008/2003.

Besides recovering data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes, iBoysoft Data Recovery also performs perfectly in deleted files recovery, RAW drive data recovery, inaccessible drive data recovery, corrupted drive data recovery, formatted drive data recovery, deleted/lost partition data recovery.

Simple 3 steps to recover data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes

Step 1: Download and install iBoysoft Data Recovery.

Step 2: Launch iBoysoft Data Recovery and choose the SD memory card and click "Next".

Recover data from SD memory card showing 0 bytes

Step 3: Select files you want and click "Recover".

Finally, please make sure that your needed files have been restored.

2. After recovering data from SD memory card, you can format it.

Tips: If there is no important file in the SD memory card, you can perform formatting directly.

Step 1: Go to My Computer (or This PC) or Disk Management, right click the SD memory card and select "Format" from right-click menu.

Step 2: Select file system and click "Start", the format operation will be completed in several minutes.

How to avoid SD memory card 0 bytes error?

1. Use an-virus application. Scan SD memory card regularly with an-virus application and avoid connecting SD memory card to public computer for public computers may be infected by virus.

2. Eject SD memory card properly. If you remove SD memory card from your computer when SD memory card is still in use, SD card can be corrupted and shows 0 bytes used space and free space. So eject SD memory card properly.

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