How to repair a corrupted Pen Drive or SD Card easily?

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How to repair a corrupted Pen Drive or SD Card easily? How to Fix or Repair a Pen Drive or SD card That’s Broken or Not Recognized. Repair corrupted Pen Drive or SD card using CMD and quickly fix corrupted SD cards or Pen Drives.

How to repair a corrupted Pen Drive or SD Card easily?

Today in this technical world, everything is based on data transfer and information exchange. Portable devices are very important to us. We can easily transfer our data and information through portable storage devices like Memory Card, Pen Drive and external Hard Drives. Sometimes due to viruses or improper ejection of these devices or because of any other problems prompts our devices to get corrupted and windows can’t format it correctly. So, this article is on how to repair your corrupted Memory Card or other portable devices with some simple tricks. With these process, you can easily fix your drive and can use it.

Here in this trick, I will use Command Prompt (CMD) to fix it. It is a destructive process as all your information will get formatted. All your data and information present inside it will get lost. But for this process, you don’t need to download any software or buy anything. In this tutorial, I will be using a corrupted Pen Drive of 8 GB. It shows 22.0 KB free of 684 KB though it’s of 8 GB after plugging it into my computer.

Now, Let’s get started !

#Step 1:-

First, connect your Memory Card or Pen Drive or Hard Drive to your PC. Here in my case, it shows a Pen Drive of size 684 KB but it’s actually of 8 GB.

Fixing my corrupted PenDrive

#Step 2:-

Opening DiskPart through RUN

Now you have to open Diskpart. Simply press Windows Key + R button. A run console will open. Then type in diskpart and hit enter. Allow Administrative access if it asks for it by pressing Yes.

#Step 3:-

Now, after DISKPART has opened, type in list disk. This will show all the storage devices like Memory Card, Pen Drive and others. Now, note the Disk number of the storage device which is corrupted and which you want to get it fixed. Here it shows my Pen Drive which is of 7695 MB in Size.

Command 1 - list disk

#Step 4:-

Then type select disk [No. of your disk which you want to get it fixed] and hit enter.

Command 2 - select disk [no.]

#Step 5:-

Then type clean. It will clean your storage device.

Command 3 - clean

#Step 6:-

Then, type create partition primary and hit enter.

Command 4 - create partition primary

#Step 7:-

After creating a partition, type active. Typing active is not mandatory. You can directly skip to the 8th step.

#Step 8:-

Now type select partition 1.

Command 5 - select partition 1

#Step 9:-

After selecting the partition, we have to format the storage device. Type format fs=fat32 quick and hit enter.

Command 6 - format fs=fat32 quick

#Step 10:-

Now your storage device has been formatted successfully and is ready to use. Now you can simply type exit to leave DISKPART.

Now after following all these steps, you will surely get your Pen Drive or any other storage devices fixed. We can use DISKPART to fix our storage devices. After following all these steps, I got my PenDrive fixed. Now it shows 7.49 GB unlike in the beginning. 

Corrupted PenDrive after the fix

Hope you liked this. Stay tuned to get to know about more new updates. See you in the next article!

Kris Regmi
I am Kris, a crazy enthusiast fond for graving knowledge on tech and passing it to others through my writing.

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