Question about Sony Handycam HDR-SR1 HD Camcorder
I accidentally deleted several video files on the camcorder using the camera's built in delete feature.
I can view the files on the hard drive using its USB connection. I'm wondering if there is a way to undelete the videos by using a software utility.
The answer is YES. Power off your camcorder, take the memory card or hard drive out of your cam, and connect it to your computer as it should appear as a "Removable Drive" or put the card in a card reader attached to your PC.
Then install this software Wondershare Photo Recovery (recover videos and audio files too) on your computer. Then start to scan and see if your deleted files can be got back. Get the program from:
For Windows Version
For Mac version
Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back to your camcoder(card or disk) until you can recover your files safely! Regards
Posted on Mar 01, 2011
First of all, stop using the camera immediately, so that the deleted files' space will not be overwritten.
Take out memory card, and connect it to computer using a card reader. You should see memory card shown as a drive letter (like H:) in Computer.
Follow this step by step information for deleted files from camcorder
Hope this helps.
Posted on Oct 14, 2012
If you can see the files STOP USING THE CAMERA NOW until the files are recovered. The more you use it, the more likeley it will overwrite the space used by the deleted files. Go to www.runtime.org. Look at their GetDataBack utilities. You will need to determine whether the camera's HD used FAT32 or NTFS (FAT32 is most likeley.) Download and install the demo version of the correct product. READ the documentation and tutorials. If it can see the deleted file and it shows a good chance of recovery BUY the product and then salvage your deleted files.
Posted on Dec 19, 2008
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