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When I initially bought my olympus digital camera everything ran smoothly with set up. I imported photos and was so pleased to see my holiday photos up on the comp screen. But then something bad happened and I don't really know how to explain it but I decided I wanted to play the scenes movie style I remembered pressing play and the next words on the screen was "do you want to save your data" which took me by surprise as I didn't know why I was being asked this. So I pressed yes naturally and it seemed from that moment things went drastically wrong and I lost all my data. Now I don't know for sure if I pressed something by mistake and if I did I will be so sore with myself. My photos of our holiday are gone which there were about 250 snaps and I am heartbroken. I don't know if there is anyway to retrieve them I only hope there is. I have never lost photos on any camera in the past and was atounded that this camera wasn't more "fool proofed" What happened seemed to be quick and thorough and I never a chance to correct things before I realized. That is my story and I don't if there is anything to try to bring my photos back. The sim card that held my photos now only shows the recent 12 odd photos I have taken over the last few days so it doesn't look at all promising. But I keep thinking they have to be somewhere on my computers hard drive. But then I am not that computer literate but not that illiterate on the other hand. Thanks!!!!

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Nothing was wrong with your decision by pressing the YES button when you did.The camera plainly failed for you. That is why I still use film cameras instead. Digital cameras are so useless for they break down so often. If you look on Ebay you will see under cameras in the PARTS section tens of thousands of broken DIGITAL cameras for sale and about 3000 film cameras which are mainly parts for these old relics. Then look at the section for old film cameras such as Leica brand cameras that are 40mto 70m years old. Astoninshing prices are going on the final minutes of each auction. from hundereds to tens of thousands of dollars.Rolleiflex is another film camera which is one of the best made in the 60's which fetch a grand or so. Like I say digital cameras are like a Bic lighter these days

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