Digital media is a set of electronics information such as images, videos, audios and many more stored in a portable or fixed storage device. Digital files are created on specific operating systems such as MS Windows, Linux, Unix and Macintosh. Individuals can store music, videos, photos, wallpapers and other type of digital information in different file formats. MS Windows stores computer data including media files in the NTFS or FAT file system. Loss or corruption of digital media is obviously a matter of concern for computer users. There are many factors responsible for digital media corruption such as:
Hard disk damage or bad sector is one of the key reasons of loss of Windows files and folders. Windows CHKDSK command can recover files and folders from disk bad clusters. You can recover corrupt files or disk volumes of a computer using following steps:
You'll get following message:
"Chkdsk cannot run because the volume is in use by another process. Would you like to schedule this volume to be checked the next time the system restarts? (Y/N)"
CHKDSK/r command will check each logical drive for bad sectors fixes errors and recover files and folders of the corrupt volume.
You can also recover media files and other data of your system using latest Windows backup. If Windows backup is unavailable or corrupt, you must choose a third party Digital Camera recovery software
Kernel for Windows Recovery is a remarkable tool to retrieve lost or corrupt media files. It is integrated with three powerful data recovery modes i.e., Quick Scan, Extensive Scan and File Trace. Quick Scan mode can retrieves recently deleted data of the computer. Extensive Scan mode recover Windows data volumes after system formatting. File Trace is slowest recovery mode of the Digital Camera recovery tool but recovers inaccessible or corrupt computer data when other modes fail. Digital Camera recovery software supports all types of Windows partition i.e., FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5. It also supports almost all types of computer drives such as EIDE, SATA, PATA, SCSI, PEN and USB.