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I lost ALL my pictures!!

I was looking through my camera and the menu, and i accidentally pressed the button that said "format memory card"! now, i have NO pistures on memory card!! is there any possible way to retrieve them???!!???
im desperate!

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Dont worry, you can still recover photos even you have format the digital camera. You may refer to this guide that helped me before:
Recover formatted photos from digital camera
You may also take a look at this Canon camera photo recovery solution that I find useful.

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Sorry to hear that, i once meet the same case like that. I use data recovery software named Card Data Recovery to help me get back formatted photos from digital camera. Maybe you can have a try too.

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I hate to tell you this, but I have looked all over the manual for the sd600 and there is no way to retrieve the images. They have been permenantly deleted. I am very sorry for this bad news.
Jason

Posted on Apr 07, 2008

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