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old jpeg digital photos

by glowil11 / July 16, 2011 12:39 AM PDT

I burned photos to CD as far back as 2000. I am trying to archive them on my new computer and then to my external hard drive. The files read as jpeg, but when I try to access them, there is no picture there and my windows 7 computer gives an error that it does not recognize the file. I think the software was "MCI"???? One of the disks, I noted that as one of the programs used. I am looking at buying photoshop 9. Do you think it will pull them up? I am heartbroken to have lost the pictures. Please help... Thanks,Gloria

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Did you TRY???
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 16, 2011 12:45 AM PDT

1. Copying the files to the hard drive?
2. Using IRFANVIEW?

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IRFANVIEW
by glowil11 / July 17, 2011 11:54 AM PDT
In reply to: Did you TRY???

What is IRFANVIEW? GLoria

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When I encounter a new word I put that into google.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2011 4:50 AM PDT
In reply to: IRFANVIEW

Sorry but this is not only about finding solutions but how to find solutions.
Bob

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irfanview
by glowil11 / July 18, 2011 6:45 AM PDT

I am not a computer geek.... I just thought I might could get some help to retrieve my pictures. I did not intend to be a pain...

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Ok, let's say this is a library.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2011 9:02 AM PDT
In reply to: irfanview

And you find a new word. Google is like the librarian, card catalog or dictionary.
Bob

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Here you go Gloria:
by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / July 22, 2011 7:39 AM PDT
In reply to: IRFANVIEW
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