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How to Format Inaccessible or Unrecognized SD Card?

by Shirly Chen, 2019-12-25

When the file system of the SD card gets damaged or your SD card is infected by virus or malware, the SD card will become inaccessible or can’t be recognized by your computer. To fix this issue, you can format your SD card to rebuild the file system and remove all virus-infected files or unsafe documents.

how to format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card

How to format an inaccessible or unrecognized SD card? Actually, there are many methods can help you format an inaccessible or unrecognized SD card on Windows PC, Mac computer. In this article, we will show you an easy and safe solution to format an inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

Note: the format operation will remove all data on your inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, if you want to recover your lost data from inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, just check this guide: recover lost data from inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

Easy way to format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card

Now, just download a powerful disk formatting software - DoYourData Super Eraser. It offers safe disk formatting tool to help you format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card on PC and Mac.

1. If you only want to format an inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, just run DoYourData Super Eraser on your computer, you will see many tools. Just choose “Disk Repair” or “Disk Manager” tool. Click your inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, you can see a Format button. Click the Format button to format the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card easily and quickly.

how to format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card

DoYourData Super Eraser will securely and quickly format the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card on your PC or Mac. The formatted SD card will be reused as a new SD card. You can try this method to format an inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

2. If you also want to permanently erase your data on the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card to avoid data recovery, you can choose tool “Wipe Hard Drive”. This tool will help you format the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card and permanently erase all data on the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, leaving no chance for data recovery. Before you sell, donate or dispose the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card, you can try this mode to help you format the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card and permanently erase all your private data on it.

Step 1: Choose your inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

Run DoYourData Super Eraser on your computer, choose tool “Wipe Hard Drive”. It shows all hard drives and devices, just click to select the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

how to format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card

Step 2: Format and erase inaccessible or unrecognized SD card.

Click on “Wipe Now” button to format the inaccessible or unrecognized SD card and permanently erase all your data on it.

how to format inaccessible or unrecognized SD card

Once the process gets finished, you will get a brand new SD card. Then you can sell, donate or discard your SD card without worrying about any security issue. There is no data recovery method can recover the erased data on your SD card.

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