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Micro SD Card (potential virus/spyware)

I have a micro SD card on my phone and it seems I lost all access to the data, unfortunately I did not get a back up. When I plug it into a card reader the icon drive letter shows something plugged in but when I click on it I get a message saying "The media is drive protected" I have a SD card with the on/off lock switch and confirmed it's not in the lock position. I ran microsoft security essentials, malwarebytes and it did not find anything. I also ran Trend Micro and that found Spyware/Grayware Cookie_2o7 and Cookie_DoubleClick. Both of which they show cleaned but I still can't get to my files. Any recommendations on what other software I can use?
Eleazar Scoobedo
Eleazar Scoobedo
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The results from Trend Micro don't look like they are related to your SD card in any way.

Micro SD cards generally don't have a lock/unlock switch. Did you put the Micro SD card into an SD card adapter, and then plug that into your card reader?

Sometimes the lock switch is damaged, loose, or otherwise is accidentally in the lock position. You can put a small piece of tape on the switch to trick the system into thinking it's in the unlock position.


... although I have to say, if your phone is ALSO saying that it can't read any data on the card, it's a possibility that the micro SD card itself may just be damaged
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