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What happens when you press format and can't retrieve your pictures?

I was on vacation took pictures and pressed format by mistake and all of my pictures were gone my question is is it permantly gone because that would make nosense I did not press erase I pressed format.

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  • divonne charles Jun 14, 2007

    Thanks alot I wil try it this evening.

  • bubba100 Feb 14, 2008

    I pressed format and lost all my pictures

  • Anonymous Feb 21, 2008

    HELP!!! After taking pictures of my first grandchild I pressed the format button by mistake. All my pictures vanished please tell me there is a way to get them back.

    anngardner3@aol.com

  • mpaktone Apr 27, 2008

    I had the exact same problem!I accidently formatted the images on my camera and all the images were gone.What can I do to get those images back?

  • BIGSHAMO64 Aug 11, 2008

    I TOOK PICTURES AND ACCIDENTLY PRESSED FORMAT AND THERE GONE PLEASE TELL ME THERE NOT GONE PERMENETLY

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If you have a computer and a card reader can connect the camera to the computer- do this Download image recovery software form www.konvar.com called PC Inspector. Install the program and follow the prompts - it will pull back all your lost images.

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