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Memory stick needs to be formatted. Help me, please!

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July 11, 2013 10:27:22 PM

I have a Sony memory stick and put much important data on it. But, I stupidly forgot to back up all the newly made data on another drive yesterday.
What’s worse, in this morning, when I plunged it on my computer, it told me to format it.
I don’t want to format it and hate losing any data! Could you help me to get back my wanted data without formatting?
Help me, please!

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July 12, 2013 12:01:32 AM

You could try using the free data recovery tools out there, but my experience with memory sticks, once the memory gets fried the data is completely gone.
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July 16, 2013 6:53:09 PM

OK! Take it easy! You may still have chances to get back your inaccessible data.
The unformatted drive often could be caused by many reasons, such as the virus attack, hard drive problem and even computer system problem. So, I hope the problem of your memory stick is not so difficult to fix.

Do not format this drive right now in case of any data loss.

Download a memory stick data recovery freeware to take chances. Since we are not sure what exactly cause the problem of your memory stick, you could try to use a memory stick data recovery freeware to rake chances.

Here are some memory stick data recovery freeware that could help you a lot:
http://geeksdo.com/freeware/data-recovery.html

Note: After the data recovery, you could try to format this drive for fixing its problems.
You also should never forget to back up your needed data on another drive in the future.
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