Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera ?

Can't access photos on 2 GB SD camera card.

\015 I can't open my 2 GB SD camera card. I took several photos while my Canon A540 camera was flashing a low battery symbol. Then I got a "Memory Card Error" message. Now I can't get to the several hundred photos that are on the card.Is there any way to recover the photos. I took it to my local camera center and they tried three different recovery programs to no avail.Thanks,June\015

Answers :

You can use sd card photo recovery software, you may download from
\012helped me last time.
Don't worry! As long as you take the right steps, you do have chances to get all your deleted photos back:
\012 Step1. Stop using this camera memory card in case that any new file would rewrite your original data.
\012 Step2. Insert this camera memory card to your computer.
\012 Step3. Download a photo recovery freeware to your computer and start to retrieve all your lost data back:
\012 http://micro-sd-card-recover.blogspot.com/2013/11/recover-photos-from-Micro-sd-card.html
\012 In fact, this freeware has ever successfully saved all the inaccessible data of my friend off from his camera memory card. So, I believe it can also work successfully on your card, too.
\012 Read more information of this freeware here:
\012 http://www.4cardrecovery.com/
\012 Step4. Save and back up all the restored data on a different memory card or drive in case of data recovery failure.
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