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If you have accidentally deleted your photos from your cameras digital memory card or even the HDD on your computer there is still a resonable chance of recovering them. A full recovery is not guaranteed, but depending on the type of formatting used or whether it was a simple deletion of photographs it is quite often the case that photos can be recovered if the correct steps are taken. First off - do not take any more photographs using the memory card in question. The reason is, that should you overwrite the card with other photographs, some of the previous photograph information will be damaged and this will hamper the recovery operation. If the photos have been lost from your memory card, you will need to have a card reader on your computer. If you have not got one of these you can purchase a cheap multi-card usb reader that will do the job from the likes of Amazon or any hardware/computer store. See this example. Next you will need to download and install a photo recovery program to your computer. There are several of these available to download for free from the net but for this purpose I am going to stick to one called Recuva which I have found to be the easy to use and extremely comprehensive in its options. Recuva comes from a highly respected software company called Piriform and can confidently be recommended as free from Spyware, Adware or Viruses. You can download Recuva for free from this link. Recuva is compatible with Windows 7, Vista, XP, 2003 and 2000. Including both 32-bit and 64-bit versions. You may choose to search for an alternative recovery program on the Net if your operating system is not supported. Download the program from the link provided above and then run the install wizard by clicking on the downloaded file. Follow the instructions to install the program on your computer. This program bundles Yahoo Tool Bar so please ensure to uncheck this option if you do not want this add on. Insert your card into the card reader on your computer. One distinct advantage to this program, is that it runs a wizard when you open it which walks you through the recovery process. Follow the instructions on the wizard and select the look for photographs option. Next select the "On my media card or Ipod option" to have it examine your card with the deleted photos. If you want to scan your computers hard drive for deleted photos select that option instead. Important: Click 'Enable Deep Scan' to have the best possible result from the scan. The program will automatically scan for recoverable files on the memory card in your card reader or hard drive as selected. Be aware that this program is extremely thorough - and depending on the size of your card or drive it may take some time to complete. Be patient as it completes its task. The program will display the recovered photographs and give a comment beside each one to say if it has been damaged or is recoverable. Save the recovered photos onto a new file on your computer. Finally - once you have recovered and saved your photos - make sure to use your camera to format your card before using it again to capture photos. This will erase all data permanently from the card including corrupted data and so reduce the potential for future corruption of the card. This will help to avoid problems of this nature occuring again. Thanks for reading this Tip and I do hope it has helped. Please do register your vote for this Tip using the Yes/No buttons below.

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how can i undeleat my photos

You can recover deleted photos from digital camera with digital camera recovery software, recommended asoftech photo recovery which helped me before. You may refer to this guide that helped me before
Recover deleted photos from digital camera
hope this helps.

Dec 24, 2012 | Kodak EasyShare MD41 Digital Camera

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The SD card was accidentally formatted, then over written with several new photos. Is there chance of recovery the original photos? The camera is a Canon Powershot A540

It depends upon how big the latest photos are and if it has over written the area where your old photos are located then there is no chance of recovery.
I suggest you run the recovery program before you take any more photos to see if you can recover these photos.
If you do not have a recovery program then try this.
Recuva (pronounced "recover") is a freeware Windows utility to restore files that have been accidentally deleted from your computer. This includes files emptied from the Recycle bin as well as images and other files that have been deleted by user error from digital camera memory cards or MP3 players. It will even bring back files that have been deleted from your iPod, or by bugs, crashes and viruses!
  • Put the memory card into an USB card reader and plug it into the USB port in your computer, then run the Recuva program.
  • Simple to use interface - just click 'Scan' and choose the files you want to recover
  • Easy to use filter for results based on file name/type
  • Simple Windows like interface with List and Tree view
  • Can be run from a USB thumb drive
  • Restores all types of files, office documents, images, video, music, email, anything.
  • Supports FAT12, FAT16, FAT32, exFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 , NTFS + EFS file systems
  • Restores files from removable media (SmartMedia, Secure Digital, MemoryStick, Digital cameras, Floppy disks, Jazz Disks, Sony Memory Sticks, Compact Flash cards, Smart Media Cards, Secure Digital Cards, etc.)
  • Restores files from external ZIP drives, Firewire and USB Hard drives
  • It's fast, tiny and takes seconds to run!
Go to these WEB sites to down Recuva http://download.cnet.com/Recuva/3000-2242_4-10753287.html www.filehippo.com/download_recuva

Aug 08, 2012 | Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera

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Can I restore photos that were deleted from camera in error

Hello friend,

Yes, you can easily restore accidentally deleted photos from camera memory card with the help of photo recovery tool. Some days back, when I was stuck under similar situation where in I had accidentally deleted all my pictures from camera memory card. Then I tried this tool which really helped me to restore all of my deleted photos from memory card. Just click here if you want to try this software.

Best of luck,

Entyn Fernandis

Apr 27, 2012 | Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera

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is there anyway to recover photos from epsilon 1.3 after accidentally deleting all my really old pics after finding camera years after thinking it was lost???

Chances of recovery can be high as long as the photos are not written over, also keep the camera memory card in good shape (no physical damage).

Then you can rely on a digital camera data recovery software to get the job done and retrieve your photos.

You'll need to connect the camera (mass memory card) to your computer. Then install the program to start scan & recover your files.

Apr 15, 2012 | Digital Dream Company Epsilon 1.3 Digital...

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accidentally erased pictures on memory card

Sorry, but I think you are out of luck....your pictures are gone.

Jul 02, 2011 | Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

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