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Formatted memory card!

Accidentally, the memory card of my canon SD500 camera was formatted, causing ALL my pictures to be lost. Are they gone forever, or is there a way they can be retrieved??
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It's no problem at all to get them back. Please see this post for several free software that you can download. You'll need to use a card reader with these programs though:
http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/recovering-those-accidentally-lost.html

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