Ways to Repair Corrupted Memory card/ Flash Drive
Alot of people always face the issue of corrupted SD card or Flash drive, it nothing to be upset about. Just read through the article and you will easily repair the memory card or sd card.
The Method is based on an uncomplicated command prompt trick that will force format your external drive so you can use it smoothly and error free.
However, note that this will delete all your files in the flash drive and if you have any important information or data before implementing this method. Follow the simple steps/methods discussed below:
METHODS TO REPAIR:
1️⃣ CONNECT THE USB DEVICE TO OTHER COMPUTER.
Well, we mostly face SD card or pendrive issues due to the incompatibility or any other driver related issue. So, before you conclude that your USB or SD card is damaged or useless, try connecting it to other devices.
If the usb drive works fine on other devices, then you need to work on the computer instead of the USB or SD card. This is the very first step that you take before repairing the SD card or USB
2️⃣ USING TROUBLESHOOTING
Well, troubleshooting is the shortest and best way to solve hardware problems. You just need to TROUBLESHOOT in the start menu and then under HARDWARE AND SOUND select the option CONFIGURE A DEVICE and follow the on screen instruction to sort out any problem regarding USB DEVICES or other hardware.
3️⃣ UPDATING USB DRIVER
Outdated windows can sometimes fail to read USB drive, all you need to do is to update the drive so as to fix any existing problem. Here’s how you can update the device drivers:
First of all, you need to open the RUN box and type in DEVMGMT.MSC. it will open up the device manager.
Now you need to expand the Universal Serial Bus Controllers. Here you will see the corrupted or unrecognized USB device as UNKNOWN DEVICE
Right Click on the UNKNOWN DEVICES, you will see options of update Driver. CLICK ON THAT.