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recovered photos just cant open them

Nov 14, 2007 5:18PM PST

Help am rubbish with computers and ive deleted the photos off my memory card ive now got them back on my pc but cannot view them anymore is there anytype of software that can fix this problem for me. thanks

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I don't think you can re-recover.
Nov 14, 2007 5:20PM PST

Consider them as lost. But it might help a little bit if you could tell exactly what you have done between deleting off your memory card and finding them back on your pc.


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recovering photos off my camera phone
Nov 14, 2007 5:41PM PST

firstly thanks for replying so fast
i started off by deleting the photos accidently off my sony erricson K800i phone i used 3 data and photo recovery packages pandora recovery, PCI data recovery and digital camera data recovery. PCI tells me the data is still in good condition and with all of them i can get the pictures back onto my pc the computer knows there JPEGS but wont let me view any of them

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Won't let you view....
Nov 14, 2007 7:57PM PST

...what happened when you tried to view them ? Were there any error messages ? What program did you use to view them ?

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re-opening deleted photos
Nov 15, 2007 12:35AM PST

I tried using windows picture and fax viewer then i tried to use quark xpress and also quicktime and also adobe photoshop elements. windows picture and fax viewer says thier is no preview avalible.
any suggestions would be very helpful thanks.

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My idea is to try IRFANVIEW
Nov 15, 2007 1:05AM PST

It supports a wider variety of images and even has opened corrupted files.

Good luck,


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Also try
Nov 15, 2007 4:58AM PST

to open with Internet Explorer. If they open, then save as and then re save them.


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