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I have accidentally deleted all pictures on my DCIM?

How can i get it back?

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You can try a freeware program called recuva at http://www.recuva.com/

i've talked to a few people that have had success with that program...

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Posted on Jan 12, 2009

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Photos disappear


Recuva (pronounced "recover")is a freeware Windows utility to restore files that have been accidentallydeleted from your computer. This includes files emptied from the Recycle bin aswell as images and other files that have been deleted by user error fromdigital camera memory cards or MP3 players. It will even bring back files thathave 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 Recuvahttp://download.cnet.com/Recuva/3000-2242_4-10753287.htmlwww.filehippo.com/download_recuva

May 12, 2012 | Nikon Coolpix L120 Digital Camera 14.1mp...

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DCIM folder has got deleted, what do I do ? MY DSC-H20 was infected with viruses, I scannerd it with AVAST and selected the option of deleting the infected files from the system. antivirus apparently...


If all your images are backed up on your computer, just format the media card IN THE CAMERA, and that should re-set everything for you when next you take a photo.

Mar 08, 2017 | Sony Cyber-shot® DSC-H20 Digital Camera

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Unable to open dcim folder from disk


Data center infrastructure management (DCIM) folder is gone when a card has been formated or deleted or has failed. If the pictures where deleted on the computer you can get them back by recycle bin. If there not there you can download recovera at Filehippo.com if that dosent find them they are most likly gone. You need to format the card and put back in camera and take a picture then insert back into computer and see if it created your DCIM folder back.

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Jan 10, 2011 | Sony Computers & Internet

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I accidentally deleted all the pictures files from DCIM file folder on the computer (Imac) using "move to trash" option instead deleted them using camera (nikon D40x) menu. Now, even there is no images on...


Photos can be successfully retrieved from a memory card - however there is a catch. When you delete a photo, you really just tell the camera/computer to act like it isn't there. The actual bits in memory aren't changed to delete it (there is software you can get to actually delete them, but its usually completely unnecessary).
To get back your lost picture files try to use flash file recovery software. http://www.panterasoft.com/file-recovery/index.html

Oct 29, 2009 | Nikon D40x Digital Camera

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I accidentally deleted my DCIM and MISC folder from my memory card ... I can't see the pictures I take .... how can I fix this mess!!!! Please help


Use software like PhotoRescue. Unless the photos were erased and then written over, they're probably still there. I used un-delete recovery software and it found my photos even after I had formatted the card and used it again to take more photos.

I know it's a late reply but other people may want to know you can find and recover deleted photos.

Oct 15, 2009 | Canon Cameras

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How to delete photos from the DCIM section of my camera.


DCIM is a folder inside the camera. You can right click on the folder while the camera or card is connected to computer and select delete.

the camera will create a new dcim folder when it takes more picture.

let me know if you need anything else or if you need further assistance with this issue.

thanks and good luck.
ekse

Apr 27, 2009 | Olympus Stylus 1010 Digital Camera

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Can not transfer my camera pics to the dcim-100 media folder


i can't find the dcim 100media folder to access my videos,pix

Mar 31, 2009 | JVC GC-A55 Digital Camera

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Not able to 'delete' a picture from my Lumix TZ3


Sounds like a MobileMate quirk Tanya. Use your USB cable connection to your PC/Camera interface and delete pics that way too see if this funny goes away.

If it does, and I believe it will, then it is a SanDisk issue not revising the File Allocation Table(FAT) after deleting the Pic File on the mem card.

You could also find out if this is just an SDHC SD card reader issue by using an older less dense standard 1 or 2Meg non-SDHC mem card in the reader and see if issue goes away.

The fallback of course to view and delete the pics on the camera before download, or download pics then note which pic file numbers you want deleted after viewing on PC, then put SD card back in camera and delete them there.

Another option for trial, is to cut and paste the whole DCIM folder, or sub pic folder to your PC from off the SD card using the card reader. The camera automatically generates subfolders under the DCIM folder if you completely remove(deleting by a cut or move), when you take your first picture on a camera with a DCIM but not sub pic folder. Try this first and I think you will find all pics will be deleted from camera that are in a subfolder under DCIM. If not, then cut or move the whole DCIM folder and create a new DCIM(empty) folder on the SD card using the PC and card reader. Of course using this method you cannot selective delete individual pics from the mem card. You would be deleting them all after the Folder cut or move from the SD card.

Dec 02, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera

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Sony cyber-shot dsc-h2


hi,

Its simple..
After connecting USB to the laptop, a window will appear.
In that window, "select files to open".
It will open the DCIM.click and open the DCIM folder you wil find 101MSDCF folder.(for e.g.F:\DCIM\101MSDCF)
Select and delete all photos.

I did the same and i was able to get back memory.
I dont know whether its standard way of deleting photos from memory stick. Any support guys from sony camera can comment on it....

thanks



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