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Lost pictures after pressing yes on format option

\015 I clicked format and yes on my camera and lost all my pictures. Please help!\015

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There still may be hope, depending on whether your camera conducted a low-level format or not. Please see this post for several free recovery software that you can download. You'll need to use a card reader with these programs though:\015\012http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/recovering-those-accidentally-lost.html
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Lost pictures after pressing yes on format option


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Lost pictures i accidentally pressed yes to format and now lost all my pictures is there anyway of recovering them? when i remove my memory card a couple of the pictures are there still. i am gutted as there were holiday pics on there and from a family christening please help!!!!


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I have just got back from holiday where I took 325pics. Earlier today I was able to see them on screen but had not yet downloaded as I was going to take to a store to print out tomorrow. Now when I switch the camera on it gives me 2 options - Card Setup either power off or format. I don't want to press yes and delete the pics but if I press no the only other option it takes me back to is to power off. At this time i can't take any photos either. Camera - Olympus C-480 zoom with an XD Pictur


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Deleted pictures I PRESSED YES TO FORMAT AND LOST ALL MY PICTURES ON A PRACTICA DCSLIM 5


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I can not back my pfotos from praktica ....All my pictures is lost!!I I was turn button in menu...first I was turn setup,than i was turn format,and yes...after that i don't have any pictures...so


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When power is turned on the card setup screen pops up. The only 2 options are to power off or format. If I select format, the pictures will be erased if yes is selected.


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How do I recover the pictures I took fro my canon digital camera. I accidentally press teh format and I lost all the pictures I took. I haven't saved it yet.


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I pressed format and then yes and then all my pictures disappeared did they get deleted or what did the format do???


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