Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery?

Subject: Nearly unused microSD card is broken; any chance of recovery?
From: Jim Jones <han4yu3 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 12:57:08 -0500

>
> A new* 128 gb microSD card that I have nearly broke in half width-wise as
> I was trying to put it in the card-reader slot on my tablet.
>
> I'd like to recover the data if possible - no personal/confidential client
> data was on the card - there was just some nice stuff.
>
> One person, a CS professor whose specialty is not this kind of thing, told
> me that he doubts that there is any chance of me getting anything back,
> because his experience with these cards [he uses them with his cameras] has
> been that they are easily damaged.
>
> *actually it is probably a year or two old but it has been sitting on a
> shelf unused, basically, in a friend's shop.
>
> My friend who gave it to me told me that these small cards are frangible.
>
> Jim Jones
>
> Twitter @han4yu3
>
> linkedin.com/in/jimxlat
>

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