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Lost pics I keep losing pictures Please help I was in setup then i went format i hit yes and lost tons of pictuers


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Format completely erases the card. Only do that after you've safely downloaded the pictures to your computer.
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Lost pics I keep losing pictures Please help I was in setup then i went format i hit yes and lost tons of pictuers


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My samsung BL103 was taking black and white pictures. I was trying to get it back to color. I went to settings hit format, said yes or no? I hit yes and now have no pictures on my memery card. Can those pictures be recovered?


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Formatting what? Hello, I have had the same card for my camera for over a year now, and today it won't let me look at pics, or upload them it says "card Setup" Formatting, then if I hit yes to format it tells me it will delete all my pics??? WHY??


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First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off)and if it has a "write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything to the card or you risk causing more problems ... Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera

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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I was viewing my pictures in my camera and I went to menu-setup-down to format and I pushed set and then execute and it eased ALL of my pictures!! And I don't understand how I lost all of my pictures since I was not in the "delete" or trash ben? Please HELP!! Is there anyway I can get those pictures back?


Formatting the memory card deletes EVERYTHING on the card, preparing it afresh for use. If you haven't done anything with the card since then, you may be able to recover at least some of the pictures on it. Remove the card from the camera, put the ca ... Polaroid T730 Digital Camera

I hit the format yes buttom and lost my pitchers. How can I git them back?


I'd just go to a camera store and ask if they can retrieve the images. ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

Lost pictures in memory after answering "yes" in Format.


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Comes up card setup power off or format pressed format so cleared all and when turned back on keeps coming up again.


Did you try the cave man fix and remove the battery's and reinstall? ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

Have purchased 2 new cards cards will not format have lost instruction manual but did access format screen but now can not . camera said card formatting then screen went blank then switched off


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Lost pictures after pressing yes on format option


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Said yes to format and lost pictures can i recover them


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Formating I just got back from vacation and took tons of pictures, when i got back home I clicked on format thinking it was something different, now all the pictures are gone and the only pics left are those already on my camera, not on the memory card. Is there a way to retrieve those lost pictures? Thanks


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Battery were out of camera for awhile. when I turn it on it says card setup in red, power off or format. I select format, it then says erasinng all if I click the yes button. I have pictures I do not want to erase. How do I get around this. Thx


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When I tried to upload photos my computer didn't detect the device and said to be careful removing the camera or the photos could be deleted. When I removed the USB chord and tried to reconnect it to my computer a message came up that says "clean the terminal of the xD card with the dry cloth" I did that and the message keeps popping up. There is another options called FORMAT but when I click yes on format all of my pictures will be deleted...is the only way to fix this to delete my pictures on


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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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When I go to take pics a window comes up saying Card Setup w/ power off and format choices. When I choose format it lets me choose yes: caution erasing all, then Card error comes us. What do I do now?


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Hi\015\012just data recovery softwar like get databack\015\012u wil get 100% recovery from formeted card ... Digital Cameras

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 a Panasonic DMC-F27 digital camera using a SanDisk. I keep getting "disc error format yes or no". I don't want to lose my pictures, so should I select yes or no? Thank you


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