Having problems with your Canon PowerShot SD500 / IXUS 700 Digital Camera ?

Lost pictures? We were trying to make more space for the camera and I went to the menu and clicked on "format", then checked the low level format and clicked ok. It then said to wait. Afterwards no pictures were on there. Were they saved somewhere or did I lose them?

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I'm sorry to say that the card is erased. A format is a complete erase of the memory card. \015\012
\015\012However, your pictures aren't necessarily lost. First of all, make sure you don't use the memory card in the camera. As long as you haven't taken any new pictures on the card, you should be able to recover your pictures.\015\012
\015\012Next, you will need a USB memory card reader that accepts your type of memory card.\015\012
\015\012Connect the card reader to the PC, then insert the memory card in the memory card reader. Then download this program: http://www.datarescue.com/photorescue/download.htm\015\012
\015\012This is a program for recovering lost pictures from formatted memory cards. It's a free trial version, that will show you the photos that can be recovered. To do the actual recovery, you will have to buy the program for $29.\015\012
\015\012I hope this helps you! Let me know if I can provide more help.\015\012
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