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Recover files from a dead SD card in linux? (Possibly killed by a Nokia E71)

Recover files from a dead SD card in linux? (Possibly killed by a Nokia E71)

I have an SD Micro card that is not working any more.

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Guest [Entry]

If you can't even access the device, you're pretty much SOL. My only suggestion is to try using different PC's / different card readers, you may get lucky. But most likely the card is dead. Probably not the Nokia's fault, just a coincidence, never heard of a specific device killing a SD card, they just sometimes fail. Lots more reliable than the old floppy discs, but not perfect.
Guest [Entry]

"You could try PhotoRec but you need to be able to mount the device first--it would be usable if you could get a dd image.

Edit: This is probably the little-used ""S"" part of the SD standard; most desktop operating systems don't support the security flags. You might be able to use another Nokia phone to completely wipe the card."