Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S500 IXUS 500 Digital Camera ?

Missing Photos hi, I took some pictures from a trip and when i went to transfer them to my PC they weren't there i don't no what happened to them i m sure i didn't format the pics, even if some family member did by mistake is there any way i can get atleast some of the pixs. We went overseas and i m sure something like that is not going to happen please help me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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There are file recovery programs available on the Internet. No guarantees that all files can be recovered, but I have talked with people who have had pretty good success. Prices range from free to $30 or so. If these are important images, it would be worthwhile investing in an application that will give you the best chance of recovery. I haven't had any personal experience, but you can browse what's available. Type "image file recovery" in your search engine.
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