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Hello, took apprx. 100 photos. Was messing around with camera and came across "memory format" hit select THINKING it would provide options or alerts but it seems all my photos dissappeared! I have taken 188 photos since and they are fine. Is there anyway to retreive these lost photos. Since i never saw nor hit a delete button, i feel they might be in camera somewhere. I have a canon power-shot SD750 Many, many thanks in advance for your help in this matter

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There are some programs that can recover the pictures, even if you've formatted the drive. It's best to recover them right away, however, since if you take more pictures, you can overwrite the data of the old pictures. Some programs claim they can recover them, anyway, so you may be in luck. Here's a yahoo answer that gives a link to a free program you can try:
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100523010641AAakHae
I got a lot of other hits on google for programs that can recover, and here they are:
http://www.google.com/#sclient=psy&hl=en&site=&source=hp&q=can+SD+pictures+be+retrieved+after+a+format&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&oq=&gs_rfai=&psj=1&fp=6248f386b3c06fd8

Try the free program first- it might work. Good luck, and hope this gets your pictures back!

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