If you find your SD card is corrupted with some obvious symptoms such as unreadable files and missing files in your case, you should stop using the SD card immediately and try third-party data recovery software to rescue your SD card shots. To prevent SD card data loss/corruption in the future, you'd better use reputable brands, do not pull the SD card while it is in use, use one SD card per device, do not use a camera with a low battery, etc.
You can try iBoysoft Data Recovery for Windows, the professional, 100% secure, super reliable, and easy-to-use SD card data recovery software to save your unopenable and untransferable photos from your corrupted SD card.
Steps to recover photos from SD card:
Step 1. Download and install iBoysoft Data Recovery for Windows on your computer.
Step 2. Connect the SD card correctly to your computer and launch the recovery software.
Step 3. Select the Data Recovery module in the main interface.
Step 4. Choose your corrupted SD card and click Next to start scanning.
Step 5. Select the scanned result, double-click it, and choose Preview to preview the photo.
Step 6. Tick the box of the recoverable photos you want to click Recover to save them to a different location.
An corrupted SD card perform abnormally and may cause data loss, therefore you should continue to fix the corrupted SD card after recovering data from it so that you can read and write data to it as usual.
And there are some tips for you to prevent SD card data loss/corruption in the future:
- Safely remove the SD card from any device.
- Don't run batteries to the edge.
- Store your cards safely in a proper case.
- Leave extra space on your memory card.
- Turn off the camera before removing SD card.
- Instead of deleting all the data use 'Format' option.
- Always format your SD card in original device.
- Try not to use the same card on multiple cameras.