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DCIM folder turned to a file after windows scandisk fixed a reported problem

Anybody pls help me.. After scanning my Memory card for some problems my DCIM folder where pictures were saved turned into a file.. How do I recover my files? When I check the memory stick properties, it says its 95% full.. its like as if my files are still in the folder except that the folder turned into a file which I am unable to open... HELP pls... i can't open the DCIM folder of sony DC-W120 camera in my pc after i scanned it...plzzz help

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    i cant open my DCIM folder after scanning it. but when i open it through my cam my pictures are still in tack.

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Hi, I don't know if you'll get this message, but it's worth a shot. I am having the same problem and I wanted to see if you ever found out how to get your pictures back. I don't have the same camera as you but the same thing happened to me. I'm on Windows 7 though now. Thanks

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