Having problems with your Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera ?

Is it possible to recover my formatted pictures on my XD card

\015 I've been taking photos for almost a year now on my Olympus sp-550uz, occasionally deleting some when I run out of memory on my 1gb xd card. \302\240took one last pic before the camera began telling me to format and would not do anything but the format or shut off the camera. \302\240I formatted and lost all of my pics, but now the camera and xd card are working just fine..but NO pictures that I've been saving for a year, most of them NOT transferred to my mac computer. \302\240I've heard of recovery software. \302\240Does it really work? \302\240 And did I do something to cause this to happen like overload my XD card?\302\240 Thankyou, Dawn\015

Answers :

Deleting or formatting won't make the data in xd card erased permanently.

Those deleted data is still stored on the xd card, it's just invisible or inaccessible. Only the FAT or NFTS table is erased (the information about where those data were saved), but the real data are still intact there in sectors of xd card .

So as long as those data are not overwritten by new data, it's highly possible to recover them. And the MOST Effective way is to rely on some format recovery programs.

Try asoftech data recovery program, which can recover data after deeply scanning your xd card drive to look for lost data you accidentally deleted or formatted.

Yes recovery software will be able to get it back "photorecovery" is really good just don't take any more pictures once the card is formatted or it will start to overwrite the old pictures.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Is it possible to recover my formatted pictures on my XD card

Deleting or formatting won't make the data in xd card erased permanently.Those deleted data is still stored on the xd card, it's just invisible or inaccessible. Only the FAT or NFTS table is erased (the information about where those data were ... Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

My computer (and my husband's)stopped seeing my Nikon D70 camera yesterday.It reads it as a removable disk and asks to format my memory card. I don't want to do that because than I'll loose all the pictures of the portrait session. The card reader doesn't see the memory card,and computer suggests me to format it.But I can view the pictures on my camera nad the Demo version of PhotoResque shows me the existing files when I start recovery, but than recovers only the pictures I already deleted a w

HelloMy\012 apologies if this message finds you long after posting this problem , \012but I am currently working through a backlog of problems that never got \012answered and hopefully this info can still be of use if no ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

Olympus 4050sw. when i switch on the camera it gives me an error message saying clean card (which i tried several times) or giving me the option to format. i've recovered my pictures from the card through my pc and the pc recognises the card and the pictures fine. now when i try to format it says "card error". I've even tried resetting back to default and it still says "card error". help! is there some way i can do a hard reset?

... Olympus Stylus / mju 1050 SW Digital Camera

Additional question... thanks for a reply & possible solution on my concern. i just have another question, i try to open the memory card thru the use of card reader to copy all the pictures in my pc then i successfully capture the files from my memory card but most of the jpeg file cannot preview i think it was corrupted, is it possible to fix those files? another question, what if a message "Do you want to format?" prompt. does it mean i can no longer retrive all the pictures from my memory car

Try all three of the listed programs, especially the third one from VaioSoft. But yes some of the pictures may be corrupted. Not much that you can do then. Also, if you format the card you may no longer be able to retrieve them. Here's the link t ... Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera

My Transcend SD HC 8 GB memory card was showing my photos fine on the camera and on the laptop, but when I tried to save them to my laptop, I got a message saying there was a parameter error and the card needs to be formatted. I want to save my pictures before I format the card. How can I recover my pictures?

Try using a separate card reader instead of your camera. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ50 Digital Camera

I had some important pictures on a 128 MB memory card--a friend was fussing with some settings on the camera, and accidentally formatted (low-level format) the memory card. There was no confirmation, or warning that all pictures on the card would be deleted. Now, these many photos are gone, and I am very eager to recover them. Thanks, Patrick

I suggest use some revovery program but dont keep much ilussion about this is the solution, sometimes this format condition delete all files. Additionally coul read this article ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

Card Setup.. When i try to view my old pictures or take a picture, the viewer screen shows a Card Setup page, and i have either a choice of "Format" which will erase my pictures or "switch off".. How can i recover the pictures on the card?!

Hi,\015\012\015\012Chances are your memory card has been corrupted and is no longer readable by your camera hence the camera asking you to "reformat". You have to perform the reformat to hopefully make the memory card usable again.\015\012\015\012To ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

My camera deleted all of the pictures on my memory card. It was constantly telling me that my ''memory card was full'' when I knew that it was not possible. I messed around a little with the menu, including putting my camera into low level format for the memory card. The next time I turned my canon camera on and pushed the button to review my pictures it claimed ''no images''. There were over 50 pictures on there that were lost. Have you ever heard of such a thing or do you know how I can retrie

Hi,You should not have performed a low level format on the camera with the card still inserted as all the data is wiped from the camera and the SD card and can be a common occurrence.You may be able to recover the pictures from the card b ... Canon Digital Cameras

Hi, I just got back from vacation and pulled my Fuji 128mb memory card out of my Olympus Stylus digital 300 camera and put it in my laptop (as I normally would)and the computer is showing that the folders are empty. I pulled the card back out and put it back in the camera and now the camera asks me if I want to power off or format the card. Help! I don't want to format the card because I know that will erase it. I don't know why this happened. Can you help me recover my pictures? Thank you for a

... Olympus Digital Cameras

Card error I borrowed my sistter fujifilm camera and I put the memory card into my computer and the green light stayed on did not blink(also this my fisrt time using this camera) I looked in all my removeable disk on "my computer" and it would not read it and then I pulled out the memory card and put it back into the camera and now "card error" comes up all her 172 frames are lost, I want to know if there is anyway to recover the pictures? And if I format in the camera will that erase the pictur

Yes there are ways to recover your priceless pictures, try memory card recovery softwares, there are many site available in the internet, or you may purchase in store selling digicameras. don't format your card!!!\015\012 Norton may help too! ... Fuji FinePix A205 Digital Camera

My daughter has a Sanyo VPC-S1085 digital camera and has had some excellent pictures from it. Tonite she accidentally pushed the format button and the camera prompted her with cancel or execute - thinking it would just re-format the pictures she pressed execute - and now she cannot view any of the more recent pictures she had in the camera. Is it possible that the memory card saved any of the images? The camera says that all memory space is available where before it gave a different number for a

Formatting an SD card sort of deletes the pics. However there is software that can recover thes pics. see details on this site.http://www.squidoo.com/formattedsdcardPlease rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA ... Digital Cameras

After accidently formatting the memory card I took a couple of pictures. Is there anyway to recover my pictures after doing this. I have tried 3 Recovery progrems and nothing has worked so far. Is there anyway the pictures woukd be stored in the camera and cna be recovered that way?

Hi Leena if you already tried recovering them using different programs and still no luck sadly there's no way that you can do to fix that. there's no internal memory for this type of camera for pictures. ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital Camera

Olympus 2G xd M card with pictures - error message "clean card" or format

Solved ... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

Card Error After coming back off holiday my Vivicam 8400 is displaying "Card Error2 on the LCD screen. When i remove my SD Card and put it into my card reader it asks me if i want to format. Is there any way i can recover my pictures please?

First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures\015\012if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a\015\012"write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything\015\012to the card or you risk ... Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Digital Camera

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!!!!

What have you done to this memory card after the formatting process? \012 In fact, after the deleting or formatting process, the deleted photos on this memory card of your camera are not actually wiped out as you normally think. They are still s ... Praktica SlimPix Digital Camera

Hi, my name is Mathew I have a sony cybershot digital camera, when i switch on the camera, it shows as format error and a memory card like picture keeps blinking on the top right side of the screen, but when the memory card is taken out, the camera seems to be working fine. Can u please tell me if the memory card is corrupted, if so is there any possible way to rectify it and collect the data from it? Thanks.

You need to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera

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?

Format completely erase the memory card with no hope of recovery. You need to dust off your manual and read it to find the correct setting for color pics. ... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

CAn pictures be recovered once formatted from the memory card?

Of course, you can! What you should do is really simple: \012 Firstly, stop using this camera memory card immediately in case that any new file would overwrite your original photos and make them gone permanently. So, you should take care! ... Canon Powershot SX110 IS Digital Camera 9.0MP

Format xd card error I bought new Fugifilm xD-Picture card, 1 GB, and putit in camera. Brought up format screen and attempted to format. All I got was "card error!". I thought the problem might be the brand. So, I bought an Olymous xD-Picture card, 1 GB, loaded it into the camera. Attempts to take a picture resulted in "card error!" so I tried to format, with the same result - "card error!'.

Try formatting the card on your pc, connect the card to a card reader, open my computer find the card, right click format, try standard fat first and format. if that doesn't work try Fat 32. ... Olympus Camedia C-350 Digital Camera

I put a 4.0 gb sd card into the camera slot correctly. The camera says that the card must be formatted to work correctly. I format the card, but it just tells me I need to format again. There were pictures on the card initially and after the C643 tried to format, I rechecked and there were still pictures. I deleted all the pictures, and then tried to re-format, however I still get stuck in the format again and again loop. What exactly can I do to correct this problem?

I am of the opinion that this camera is only able to use cards of 2MB and that 4 MB SD cards are not suited to it.please rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA ... Kodak EasyShare C643 Digital Camera

FORMATTED DISK For some reason, when I turned my camera on tonight, it was on the screen that asks whether or not you want to format the card. I SAID NO! But then it said BUSY .. I panicked and turned it off, thinking that would stop it. Later, I turned it back on and now 340+ precious pics of my grandson at various stages are gone. I feel sick. Why did this happen and is there any way to recover these? I didn't notice it right away and have taken 4 other pictures (thats why I had the ca

Do not worry, you can follow this digital camera photo recovery guide to get back formatted photos from camera memory cardht ... Olympus Camedia C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

I have the VPC-S600. My husband accindently formatted the SD card with photos on it. Can I recover the pictures?? They are extremely important??? The Sd card is a Polaroid 2GB by PNY Please help????

Once the card is formatted, all is gone. A computer has a sector of the hard drive that "format" doesn't touch but portable storage devices don't have that protection. ... Sanyo Xacti VPC-S60 Digital Camera

So I took the family to Luray Caverns in Virginia last week, and took lots of pictures of my wife and kids in the caverns. As my six year old leaned over the "fried eggs" formation, my Canon A570is beeped. The screen showed the battery was running low, and then the dreaded "memory card error" came up. Are all my pics lost, or is there a way to recover them. I'm using rechargeable batteries, and have not checked the CR1220 internal battery. I'm also using a 4 year old class 2 - 2Gb SD card.

Don't worry, your lost photos that are very precious can be recovered with ease. I would like to introduce you a very good data Recovery software, called tenorshare data recovery which can be used to recover images from SD card and from other storage ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

I have canon power shot A550 but accedently i have formatted the memory card , is it possible to recover the images from the memory card.

Formatting completely erases the images....no recovery. ... Canon Digital Cameras

Corrupted data since a few days, my camera indicates corrupted data to some of my pictures. I tried to format my scandisk card 512k, but half of my pictures get corrupted. I heard that it is possible to fix this problem by removing and connecting again the internal battery. Is is a reliable fix? Is there anyone who knows where this internal battery is? Thanks Spinhole

Canon S400 IXUS 400 ? The fix for ?memory card errors?\015\012The only tool you need is a small ?jewellers? cross head screwdriver. the procedure is not difficult but you need to proceed with care on a well-illuminated, flat, plain surface. Switch of ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.2645 seconds