Re: is it possible to recover photos from undetected/damaged SD card?
recently had my ext hdd (work in progress) accidentally switched off. as such, it was an unsafe eject from my system. when i tried to connect again to my mac, the ext hdd was not detectable. disk utility was able to detect it but for some unknown reason, it was only detectable for awhile. my wild guess was that unsafe eject caused the ext hdd not able to be detected. so, to me in laymen term, it seems like the 'bridge' linking the ext hdd to my mac has broken down. for it to be detectable, the bridge must be repaired.
so after painstakingly googling for a solution, i kinda decided to go with Stella Phoenix. it managed to 'detect' the ext hdd and i kinda scrambled to copy & backup as much data as possible, esp the one that i am working on. basically, i managed to recover all my data.
well, after the whole episode, i tried to format the ext hdd on mac & pc but somehow it was not able to be formatted. sent in the ext hdd and RMA-ed on the spot. according to the technician after he had run some verification via their software, the ext hdd had serious bad sectors.
so in your case, if the SD is undetectable, you can try some recovery s/w to mend the 'broken bridge' before you can recover your photos. hope my 2 cents help.
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