Question about Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Digital Camera
You can often recover deleted photos from canon camera with asoftech photo recovery program. Download the program
You have to use a card reader either on your computer or an external USB card reader. Put the card in the card reader, open the recovery program, then select the drive where files are deleted, then press "Start" and wait for it to do it's magic.
Posted on Oct 26, 2012
Well, chances of recovery can be high as long as you act as soon as possible and stop using the Canon camera to take more photos or videos or saving more data to the camera memory card. Then you can find some tested and reliable program from this site Digital Camera Recovery. Here are the steps you may follow.
1. Connect your camera (memory card) PC or Mac which has installed the recovery program.
2. Scan for the lost files (photos, videos etc).
3. Recover them.
Learn more about the tutorial from this article: recover deleted photos from camera.
Hope this helps, best regards.
Posted on Oct 05, 2011
Definitely YES, no matter you photos in Canon camera got deleted, formatted by accident or became inaccessible due to camera memory card errors. Chances of recovery is possible as long as you take the right action.
Take a try of this Canon photo recovery tool, Not only general photo formats, but Canon RAW photo formats (.cr2 or .crw) can be retrieved easily.
Note: before the photos are recovered, Never should you attempt to take more photos or save more data to the memory card in case chances of photo recovery might be reduced. Hope it helps. Regards.
Posted on Sep 17, 2011
Digital Photo Recovery Software should be tried in your case. Download the free trial verison on your PC, then connect the device where your lost items located to start scanning. The program is also able to recover video and audio files. For Mac users, please go to Photo Recovery for Mac.
Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back untill you can retrieve your files safely! I hope you good luck. Best regards.
Posted on Aug 02, 2011
The best way is to try some photo recovery software, here are some you may rely on. Both programs can also recover videos and music.
Photo Recovery Software (for Windows)
Mac Photo Recovery Software (for Mac OS X)
A tip: Before your pictures are recovered, do not attempt to save more files to the memory card in case the original files(your pictures) are overwritten.
Posted on Dec 16, 2010
First of all, you should stop saving any new files to you canon camera (or SD card) or taking new pictures with you camera. Then find some photo recovery software from this site Best Computer Software, which is of high quality and easy-to-use. Here are the steps: Step 1: Download and install the Digital Photo Recovery Software. Step 2: Connect your camera (or SD card, memory card etc) to you PC or Mac. Step 3: Scan the source drive where your lost pictures located. Step 4: Recover the lost pictures and save them to another drive instead of the source drive.
First of all, you should stop saving any new files to you canon camera (or SD card) or taking new pictures with you camera.
Then find some photo recovery software from this site Best Computer Software, which is of high quality and easy-to-use.
Here are the steps:
Step 1: Download and install the Digital Photo Recovery Software.
Step 2: Connect your camera (or SD card, memory card etc) to you PC or Mac.
Step 3: Scan the source drive where your lost pictures located.
Step 4: Recover the lost pictures and save them to another drive instead of the source drive.
Posted on Nov 08, 2011
You meant you had deleted photos on the memory card of camera but want to get them back? Don't worry! Deleting won't make the files on a memory card erase permanently.Those erased files are still stored on your memory card, they're just invisible or inaccessible.You can recover them with memory card recovery software. But once the deleted files were overwritten by new data,they are gone for good.
I had managed to retrieve deleted pictures and videos from memory card of my Canon camera. Tenorshare Photo Recovery helped me out.Anyway,you can download it and scan your memory card for free to preview whether your data can be recovered.Get it from
Windows Photo Recovery Software
Mac Tenorshare Photo Recovery Software
Posted on Jul 31, 2012
Are you sure you've saved all these deleted photos on the inner memory card of this digital camera?
If you are, you can try my ways to get them all back successfully:
Firstly, stop using the camera immediately in case that any new file would rewrite all your original photos.
Secondly, connect this camera to your computer and prepare to get back your photos.
Thirdly, apply a deleted photo recovery freeware named 4Card Recovery to retrieve all your deleted photos back successfully:
I believe this data recovery freeware can work perfectly on your camera memory card just in the same way as it completely retrieves all the deleted data of my friend off from his phone memory card.
Just give it a shot here:
Fourthly, save and back up all the restored photos on a different memory card or drive in case of data recovery failure.
Note: Never forget to back up everything important at least on two memory cards or locations in the future.
Posted on Jan 09, 2014
The deleted files on a camera memory card
are not actually destroyed immediately after the deletion. They are still there
and become invisible. So, as long as you've not overwritten them with anything
new, you do have a big chance to get them all back successfully.
So, simply connect this camera to a computer and try a camera data recovery freeware that can deeply scan your camera and restore all your wanted photos back:
This camera data recovery freeware helped a lot when the Canon camera of my friend was formatted by mistake. It eventually restored all your wanted data back successfully. So, just try it!
Note: Next time, you should always remember to make backups of everything important well in case of similar problems.
Posted on Sep 09, 2013
It's not a terrible hard thing now.
To recover accidently deleted photos from the camera ,you can do as follows:
1.Stop using your camera right now
2.Download the Hodo photo recovery online and then install it to your PC
3.Connect your memory card to the PC with a Card Reader
4.Open the photo recovery software and follow the list steps to recover:
Posted on Jul 05, 2013
If a file has actually been "overwritten" and not just "deleted" then no your photos are toast. Had they been deleted you may of had a chance. However you might want to attempt to use a program such as Tenorshare Photo Recovery Software and try and recover deleted pictures. I doubt it will find anything that is actually recoverable but it never hurts to try.
Posted on Jan 05, 2013
Card Data Recovery is comprehensiverecovery software for any Digital Media that allows users to recover deletedand lost photos, music and video files from basic format to high-end raw imageformats for most popular professional digital photo camera like Canon, Nikon, Sony,Olympus and Minolta which includesJPG,JPEG,TIF,TIFF,PNG,BMP,GIF,CRW,CR2,NEF,SR2,SRF,ORF,MRW. It also supportsvideo & music formats including AVI, MOV, MPG, MP4, MP3, WAV, and more
Posted on Aug 02, 2011
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
That just means to turn it off and then on again. Try these for "lens error"...
Fixing a Lens Error on a Digital Camera
This has to be THE most common failure mode for a digital camera. Some common error messages that might show up on the LCD's of cameras with this problem include “E18 lens error”, or “lens error, restart camera”. Some cameras might show nothing at all, but merely make a beeping noise as the lens goes out, then in, then the camera shuts off. Sometimes the lens won't even move.
The problem is actually quite common throughout all camera brands. Usually it's sand or grit interfering with the lens extension mechanism. Or the camera's been dropped with the lens extended. Or the camera has been powered on, but the lens had been blocked preventing its extension. Or the battery ran down with the lens extended. Believe it or not, one BIG contributor to lens errors is using a camera case. Sand, gunk, case fibers, etc... accumulate at the bottom of the case. These materials love to cling to the camera by electrostatic build-up from the camera rubbing against the side of the case (especially those cases with soft fibrous intreriors). Once these materials work their way into the lens mechanism, that's all she wrote. I have many Canon's, and NEVER use a case for this very reason.
A camera owner that suffers this problem may have no recourse for having the camera repaired. Many camera makers will not honor repairing this problem under warranty as they claim it is due to impact damage to the camera, or sand or debris getting into the lens gearing mechanism (neither of which is covered under warranty). The quoted repair cost is usually close to or more than what the camera is actually worth.
Fortunately, about half the cameras that suffer this failure can easily be fixed by one of the following methods. None of these methods involve opening the camera, although some have potential to cause other damage to the camera if excessively done. If the camera is still under warranty, before trying any of these, please please first contact your camera's maker to see if they'll cover the repair, or to determine how much they'll charge for the repair. Who knows, you might get lucky. But if they quote you a number that's higher than the value of your camera, you may want to consider the following methods.
The methods are listed in the order of risk of damaging your camera. Thus make sure you try them in the listed order. And remember, these fixes (especially #6 and 7) should only be considered for a camera that's out of warranty, who's cost of repair would be excessive, and would otherwise be considered for disposal if unrepaired:
Fix #1: Remove the batteries from the camera, wait a few minutes. Put a fresh set of batteries back in (preferably rechargeable NiMH 2500mah or better) and turn the camera on. If that didn't work, try pressing and holding the Function or OK button while turning the camera on.
Fix #2: Remove the batteries, then remove the memory card. Then install new batteries, and turn on the camera. If you get an Error E30, it means you don't have a memory card installed, so turn it off, slip in the memory card and turn it on one last time.
Fix #3: Insert the cameras Audio/Video (AV) cable, and turn the camera on. Inserting this cable ensures that the camera's LCD screen remains off during the start process. Thus extra battery power is available to the camera's lens motor during startup. This extra power can be useful in overcoming grit or sand particals that may be jamming the lens. If the AV cable doesn't fix the lens error by itself, consider keeping this cable installed while trying fixes 4, 5, and 7 as a means to provide extra help to these fixes. But note that I DON'T recommend keeping the cable installed during Fix 6 as you may damage the AV port while tapping the camera. Reinsert the cable only AFTER tapping the camera.
Fix #4: Place the camera flat on its back on a table, pointed at the ceiling. Press and hold the shutter button down, and at the same time press the power-on button. The idea is that the camera will try to autofocus while the lens is extending, hopefully seating the lens barrel guide pins in their slots.
Fix #5: Blow compressed air in the gaps around the lens barrels with the idea of blowing out any sand or grit that may be in there jamming the lens. Other variations include blowing with a hair dryer in “no heat” setting, or sucking the gaps with a vacuum (careful with this one).
Now we're entering into the realm of potentially damaging your camera in conducting the fix. There is definitely some risk here, so take care when conducting the following two fixes.
Fix #6: Repeatedly tap the padded/rubber usb cover on a hard surface with the intent of dislodging any particles that may be jamming the lens. Other variations include hitting a side of the camera against the palm of your hand. A lot of people have reported success with this method. HOWEVER, there is also some potential for damaging or dislodging internal components with this method, such as unseating ribbon cables, or cracking LCD screens.
Fix #7: Try forcing the lens. More people have reported success with this method than with any of the other methods. HOWEVER, there's obviously some potential for damaging your camera by using this method. Variations include gently pulling, rotating, and/or twisting the lens barrel while hitting the power button. Attempt to gently straighten or align the barrel if it's crooked or twisted. Another variation includes looking for uneven gaps around the lens barrel, and then pushing on the side of the lens barrel that has the largest gap (note pushing the lens barrel all the way in is NOT recommended as it may become stuck there). While doing any of the above, listen for a click that indicates that the lens barrel guide pins may have reseated in their guide slots. If you hear this click, immediately stop and try the camera.
Posted on May 11, 2010
Yes, with a good image recovery software like asoftech photo recovery, it will be an easy job to recover deleted images from camera's memory card. follow the instructions here
Posted on Oct 22, 2012
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