How to fix ‘Memory Card Parameter Error’?

Are you facing ‘memory card parameter error’ after inserting the memory card in your digital camera? It is one of the most common error basically comes with flash memory card. Flash memory card comes with minimum capacity of 4GB. This card is the extension of the SD standard card that is aimed to increase its capacity to 32GB. For this task this card uses sector addressing in different from byte addressing. Using these cards is more reliable and efficient way to store photos, than SD cards. But the errors can’t be solved out. When you format the specific memory card incorrectly then “memory card parameter error” is prompted on the computer screen. To overcome this issue you should re-format the memory card in correct way.

To resolve this parameter error from the specific memory card you will have to re-format the memory card. You can perform this task by using a standard feature of the operating system. From the recent backup of the files and folders helps you in the recovery of the formatted data. But when you found that backup of the files is incomplete, corrupt or absent then you will have to take help of third party photo recovery tool. In such condition when you insert the memory card into digital camera it fails to read and prompts the following error message:-

“Memory card error. Memory card parameter error.”

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After having this error message on the screen you would become inaccessible while accessing the stored photos. In order to resolve this kind of card error you should have correct knowledge of the error cause. After observing on these situations it has found that “memory card parameter error” generally occurs in the following situations:-

  • If using card reader have fault.
  • The memory card is not formatted properly.
  • If the memory card is corrupt.

To resolve this error condition you can try some of the following methods that may work on the faulty memory card-

  • Reformat the memory card to curb parameter errors
  • Replace the faulty memory card with new one.
  • To overcome the corruption issue, format the memory card.

Formatting deletes all your stored photos and files from memory card so must have backup of the files. But in the absence of the backup you will have to use third party photo recovery software. Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery is a comprehensive utility which recovers lost or deleted photos and other multimedia files including audio, videos from the range of various digital cameras like Canon, Sony, Kodak, Olympus etc. This software is compatible with both Mac and Windows users, comes with user friendly wizard. So try its easy steps to fix ‘memory card parameter’ error.

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