Can you restore deleted pictures from your camera?


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Old 04-04-09, 09:47 AM
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Can you restore deleted pictures from your camera?

I had pictures saved on my memory SD card on the camera. By mistake my daughter pressed delete all, now the pics are gone. I know it's a long shot but, is there anyway to get theses pictures back?
 
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Old 04-04-09, 09:50 AM
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Unlikely..unless the camera has a function like that (never saw one that did). I'm sure the info is probably still there, but I've never heard of a way to recover it...not like a PC.
 
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Old 04-04-09, 12:37 PM
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Yes, it is possible to recover your images.
Try here.
Pandora looks interesting.

I have a recovery program that came with a Lexar memory card and have not yet had a disaster but I tried it out after offloading images and they were still there.
When you delete any memory storage device you are only removing the file name, not the actual data.
The software may rename your files but that is better than not having them.

Let us know how you make out.
 
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Well, there ya go...makes sense I guess. It's basically just a miniature PC. As long as you don't take more pictures overwrite the old data.
 
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Old 04-04-09, 04:04 PM
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Talking about recovery, my father just spend $1800 getting his hard drive recovered after it failed. I kept telling him to backup his stuff, but nope, didn't listen.
 
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I checked out that Pandora, it didn't say anything about recovering pictures from a memory card, just recovering files from a computer, is this the right one? What would I have to do, put the memory card in the card reader and the computer will recover the pictures?
 
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Old 04-05-09, 08:14 PM
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Ya, that one might be too difficult to use on flash cards.

Art Plus Digital Photo Recovery 3.1 might be better for you and is free.
 
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SanDisk RescuePRO has worked very well for me. I have recovered files from cards that have had many write and erase cycles. As long as the file has not been overwritten by something else it works. It goes in and pulls out anything that looks like picture file and gives you the option to keep/save it.
 
 

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