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I have reformatted my 4gb memory card. can i recover my photos?

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OK! That often depends on what you've done to this memory card since then.
In fact, after the formatting process, the deleted photos on this memory card of your camera are not actually wiped out as you normally think. They are still stored on this memory card and only become invisible. But, they cannot be there forever. They can be rewritten by anything new on the same memory card. So, you should take care.
Plunge this camera to your computer and download a formatted camera data recovery freeware to help you out:
http://www.formatrecovery.blogspot.com/2013/02/recover-data-after-formatting.html
I believe this data recovery freeware can work perfectly on your memory card just in the same way as it completely retrieves all the deleted data of my friend off from his camera memory card. Just give it a shot!
Directly download this freeware here:
http://www.freeware-fix.blogspot.com/2013/02/photo-recovery.html
PS: If you don't want to encounter the similar data recovery problems, you'd better back up everything important well in the future.

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Not if you've truly formatted it. But if you've only used the "erase all" feature of your camera, then there is hope. Take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software that should be what you're looking for:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/recovering-those-accidentally-lost.html

You will need to use a flash card reader with this software. If you don't have one, get one, they're cheap:

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=sr_st?keywords=card+reader&rs=172282&page=1&rh=n%3A172282%2Ck%3Acard+reader&sort=price

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