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I have twice lost all the images from my nikon ds3100. i have a sandisk card. I have no idea how this has happened. do they automatically delete after a few days?



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It could be a card error. Don't worry, you can recover photos from camera with camera photo recovery software. You may download this picture recovery software called asoftech photo recovery that helped me before. download it from
http://www.asoftech.com/apr/

You need to take the memory card from camera, and then connect the memory card to computer with card reader.
First, DO NOT take any more photos with the memory card.
Take the card out of your camera and connect the card to your computer via a card reader.
Next, download a photo recovery utility that will recover your pictures with this software:
Photo Recovery for Windows
Photo Recovery for Mac
Remember - Do NOT write anything back to your memory card until you can recover the files safely!
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