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Photos on Unformatted SD Card

Bought a new SD card, plugged it into the camera, and started using it, with no problems. I can still get to them on my camera, but the SD card shows up as unformatted in Win7 and refuses to mount in OS X. I've long since lost my camera's cable...what should I try?

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(NT) Look up RECUVA and hope.
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Insert a disk

Tried Recuva. The issue with it and all the other recovery programs is that it tells me there's no disk in the drive (Please insert a disk into drive I:\). Obviously the card is still in there, and my camera knows there's data on it. Anything lower-level that I can try?

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(NT) Why not buy a replacement cable?
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Which RECUVA? The free one has that limation.
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If the camera make and model was know

then we could decide whether there is enough built-in memory to transfer the pictures from the card to camera internal! Since I know the Kodak has this feature and quite a bit of internal memory, my procedure would be to transfer from the card to internal memory and if that wasn't large enough to hold the entire card data, I'd transfer what is now in memory to a correctly formatted card, delete the camera memory and start another process until the card with problems was empted.

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Coolpix L3

It's an old Nikon Coolpix L3, which has internal memory but don't know if I can shuffle data to a memory card. And as for buying a cable, not sure where to find one.

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