SD Card

SD%20Card%20Thumb%201.jpgac4389b7-8066-4ddd-bdaa-f2e2132360c4Larger[1]Micro SD cards are one of the most popular memory devices. To secure your data you can easily set a password, but what to do if you forgot it?

Recover your password with one of the below methods:

[dropcap type=”1″]1[/dropcap]Recover using a Card Reader
This wouldn’t remove any data stored on your card.

Step 1 Plug the card into the Card Reader the plug it into the computer.
Step 2 The AutoPlay will pop-up, choose “Open folder to view files
Step 3 Now you should see the folders stored on the MicroSD card, find the folder “system” and open it
Step 4 Find the file named “mmcstore” open it with a notepad, at the end should be your password.

[dropcap type=”1″]2[/dropcap]Recover using a Symbian phone
Old Nokia phones usually had Symbian OS.

Step 1 Insert your memory card into a Symbian phone
Step 2 Download and install the software called FX Explorer from HERE
Step 3 Run FX Explorer on Symbian OS, open the drive C and look for file name mmcstore
Step 4 Transfer the mmcstore file to your computer
Step 5 Open it with a notepad, scroll to the end there should be your password.

[quote_box_center]Formatting the SD card removes all data stored on it.[/quote_box_center]

[dropcap type=”1″]3[/dropcap]Format using a old Nokia device
You can always format your SD card, the bad thing this will wipe all stored data, the good thing the password too. For this use an E series Nokia mobile or a N95. They don’t ask you the password to format.

[dropcap type=”1″]4[/dropcap]Format using a PC software
Formatting SD card also removes the password.

Step 1 Download and install the SD Formatter app for Windows or MAC
Step 2 Insert the SD card into the computer’s SD card reader (or into an external card reader)
Step 3 Run the app, and select the SD card from the drop down menu then click Format

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