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I hit the wrong buttons on my camera 400+ pics deleted from memory card...how can i get them back?

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First, don't take any more pictures! Take the card out of the camera and set it aside. Once you have made a mistake like this, any additional saving to the disk WILL overwrite the deleted photos. Even if you format it, it's ok, just don't take any more photos or write to the disk.

Some card manufacturers will now provide a photo undelete software package on the card. However, this may not be available to you if you have formatted the card.

Here is a link to a software package that will help you to retreive them. It will cost you though. That's one thing I would hope people would provide for free, but nope. That's what we get for making the mistake. But good thing is, once you buy it, you're relatively safe so long as you follow my first advice.

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I would not record any more pictures onto this card.

Download some software that can recover files from flash drives. Here are a few:

http://www.softwarepatch.com/software/smartrecovery.html

http://www.brothersoft.com/downloads/memory-stick-recovery.html

http://www.p-dd.com/mem-crd-pages.html

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