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Not sure what happened, but my first set of family videos stored on SD flash memory had become corrupt.  I was in a panic and needed to find a way to save our cherished memories.  I googled for solutions and ultimately ended up with Recover My Files by GetData.

Most data recovery solutions provide you with the freedom to download the software, tell it to scan your corrupt media and see what files it can find.  This is great for those who don’t want to plunk down cash on the mere hopes of recovering cherished images, music, videos or whatever.  We’d rather see that we have a greater likelihood for success before committing the hard earned cash.  Recover My Files works that way.

When I first hit their site, I noticed the ubiquitous “Chat Now With Support” icon.  I gave it a click and was pleased to find a real live human being at the ready.  He answered my questions, addressed my doubts and explained the “try it before you buy it” functionality.  I had to run an errand, so I downloaded the software, followed the wizard as directed and let the software work its magic.

When I returned later, the software indicated that it had found everything!  I was amazed…and skeptical.  I jumped back onto their real-time chat support and told him the news and he was not surprised.  He remembered me from before and was glad that my home videos were safe.  He cautioned me to purchase the license, restore the files to my hard drive and make sure they play before I got too excited.  In the end, his caution was appreciated, but unwarranted, as all of my videos could be restored, played just fine and were safely burned to DVD using Windows Movie Maker (another post for another time).

In short, I can safely say that Recover My Files did the job for me big time.  If you find yourself in a similar pickle, download it, ask their support a question or two as to how best to move forward and then give it a whirl.  Since you don’t have to pay first, there’s really no risk on your part.