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SD Card Nightmare

by vivdripper / June 12, 2009 3:08 PM PDT

Hello All, My daughter DID something to the card from my digital camera. She put it into my laptop and now there are no pictures on it and it says "card not formatted". If we put it back into the SD slot on the laptop it asks us if we want to format the card. I believe if we say yes to this request it will delete all images. Are they already gone? What did she do to lose all these pictures and is there ANY way to get them back. I tried one of the recovery softwares but it seems not to be able to even see my card. Any ideas? My daughter is incredibly upset. The pictures were from her class trip.

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Try something else.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 12, 2009 9:26 PM PDT
In reply to: SD Card Nightmare

Do not format it.

Now head down to the stores with those photo print machines to see what they tell you.

Yes, most of the free data recovery softwares need it to have a drive letter. KEEP TRYING OTHER TITLES and if all fails, send it to drivesavers.com
Bob

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Many Thanks
by vivdripper / June 12, 2009 11:23 PM PDT
In reply to: Try something else.

Bob,

Thanks for your response. I will give your suggestion a try today. I only got a few hours of sleep trying to figure this out for my daughter...

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