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i can't get my pictures to open. Please help.

by mellie03 / March 25, 2009 11:29 PM PDT

Hello. I have a disc that i burned pictures to. Some of the pictures open without a problem. But alot of them will not open with any of the programs that i have. The error message that i get is "could not complete your request because an unknown or invalid JPEG marker type is found".

I am trying to find a program that will help me open these pictures so that i can get them back on my computer and burn them to a new disc.

Shortly after i burned the disc, and before i realised there was a problem with the disc, my computer crashed out on me and we lost everything.

These are pictures from when my son was first born, and from my daughters 1st birthday. So they are very important to me. Does anyone know of a program that i can use or have any suggestions on what i should do to try to save these pictures?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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Try a few other titles.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2009 12:13 AM PDT

After you copy the files from CD to your hard disk folder, look up these titles and see if they do better.


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thank you
by mellie03 / March 26, 2009 1:29 AM PDT

Thank you for your tips. I downloaded the irfanview and tried to open one of the pictures. It wouldn't open. The error message that i got was "cannot read file header. Unknown file type or file not found."

Any ideas?

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Then try the other.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 26, 2009 8:09 AM PDT
In reply to: thank you
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Thanks again.
by mellie03 / March 26, 2009 9:20 AM PDT
In reply to: Then try the other.

Thank you so much! I'm going to call them! Happy

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