How to Recover Data from Corrupted PS2 Memory Card
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How to Recover Data from a PS2 Memory Card?
Play Station 2 officially abbreviated as PS2 is a popular video game console which is invented by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was first released in the year 2000, in Japan. This is one of the best-selling home video game consoles. In addition to games, PS2 console is capable of playing audio CD and DVD movies. As PS2 console has no internal memory, it uses memory cards to load the game data on to Play Station 2 system and to save game data. Game data is nothing but game saves or settings for a specific game which include game progress (for RPG’s), records (time records for races). You can load the game data whenever you decide to play that particular game once again.
The memory card used in any Play Station should be compatible with the software that you are playing. For instance, PlayStation 2 games need Play Station 2 memory card whereas Play Station One game need Play Station One memory card. PS2 supports up to two memory cards at once. The cards come in two varied sizes i.e 8MB and 16 MB. However, the files stored on the PS2 memory card are not immune to the corruption. These files suffer from corruption under certain circumstances. In such cases, you need to use memory card recovery utility to get back severely corrupted files from PS2 memory card. To know more details, click here http://www.corruptedmemorycardrecovery.com.
PS2 Memory Card File Corruption Scenarios:
Improper Handling of PS2 Memory Card: Memory card is a delicate device which should be handled with extreme care. It is necessary to properly save or load a file from your memory card. An abrupt removal of the memory card from Play Station 2, when the Play Station 2 console is trying to access the information on the memory card leads to corruption of the memory card files. This can also happen if the sudden power surge occurs while the Play Station 2 console is trying to access the memory card files.
File System Corruption: PS2 memory card uses the FAT file system to keep track of all the files stored on the card. Corruption of the file system results in loss of the allocation information and directory entries stored in it leading to inaccessibility of the memory card data. The file system of the memory card gets corrupted on account of an improper plug and play procedures, a forceful shut down of a system from a sudden power failure. However, you can employ this advanced software to restore data from SDHC card after the file system corruption due to a severe virus or malware attacks. For more information, click here http://www.corruptedmemorycardrecovery.com/sdhc-card.html.
Saving the Game Using a Cheat Code: Sometimes the memory card file gets corrupted if the game was saved using a cheat code. If the title that you are playing keeps all your saves in one file, then the files that have cheat code should be saved on a separate memory card away from the true saves. This could reduce the risk of losing the save file without any cheat codes.
Whatsoever may be the reason for the corruption of a memory card, losing precious game saves is annoying. In such critical situations make use of memory card recovery application which is reviewed as best recovery tool available in the internet. The easy-to-use wizard allows you to recover files from xD card, SD card, MMC, CF card. This utility has a separate build for both Windows (Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003 and 2008) and Mac ( Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion) operating system. It facilitates you to recover pictures from corrupted memory cards. You can recover generic image file formats such as JPEG, GIFF, JPG, GIF, BMP, PSD and RAW image files supported by renowned digital cameras and camcorders. Popular memory card brands supported by this application include Transcend, SanDisk, Kingston, Sony, Lexar and Samsung to name few.
Apart from memory cards, it facilitates you to retrieve files from corrupted memory sticks, USB drives, Hard drive (SATA/SCSI/IDE), FireWire drive, iPod and flash drives in an efficient manner. The cutting-edge features of this utility help you to restore inaccessible files from the bad sectors of any storage device. It creates the disk images to bypass the bad sectors later data can be efficiently retrieved from these disk images. Go ahead and download the demo version of the application to estimate the chances of recovery. If you are well satisfied with the recovery results, buy a full version of the application and save recovered files to a secured location.
Steps to Recover PS2 Memory card:
Step I: First connect the PS2 Memory card to your computer and then download and install the demo version of the Memory card recovery software. Upon successful launch of the software, you will get a home screen with three different options like "Recover Files", "Recover Photos" and "Recover Volumes / Drives". Select "Recover Files" among them.
Figure I: Welcome Screen
Step II: After that, select either "Recover Deleted Files" or "Recover Lost Files" from the next window.
Figure II: Select Recovery Mode
Step III: Then choose the PS2 Memory card as the logical drive from which the files are to be recovered and click on "Next".
Figure III: Select PS2 Memory Card
Step IV: As soon as you click on Next, the recovery process will start. Once the recovery process completes, you can view the recovered files along with their details.
Figure IV: Recovered Files