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by Rub a Dub / December 29, 2008 12:52 AM PST

I had a large amount of pictures (400 +) that I some how managed to erase while I was transferring movie files from it. I found some software that helps recover lost data on camera memory cards. I was able to recover about a 160 of them, but of course the others were "more important" to my wife. These files were blank and are corrupted. I guess my question is...I opened this memory card on my computer a few weeks ago and transferred a few of them to a USB memory stick. Even though I didn't transfer them to the computer, is there some way ythe the computer would have traces of these files. I have a Gateway PC GT5662 running Vista. Thanks in advance and Happy New Year.

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Re: lost pic's
by Kees Bakker / December 29, 2008 1:01 AM PST
In reply to: Lost pics

No, if they aren't on the card or the stick, and recovery software can't recover them, they certainly aren't on the PC if you only used that to drag (or copy/paste) them between devices.

Consider them lost, and be more careful next time. And start thinking about a backup scheme, if necessary. Your wouldn't want to losse this 160 pics if something happened with the PC, would she?

Kees

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lost pics
by Rub a Dub / December 29, 2008 1:23 AM PST
In reply to: Re: lost pic's

I was transferring them to a disk when this occurred. All of my pictures are on disks. When I was draging the video files from the memory card the pictures files were erased. I not sure what I did, but it erased everything. All I had left was the video's that I moved. Thanks for the reply.

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