Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix® DMC-FS3 Digital Camera ?

I think my camera deleted all its memory...all but the most recent photo I took are gone. Can I get these photos back? I'm desperate! I have tried downloading shareware recovery programs but it isn't showing anything. The camera gave a strange message about memory when I turned it on, then only the most recent photo was there. When I plug it in the computer that is the only photo it shows. I really need these pictures; any help you can provide would be welcome!


Answers :

First take the memory card out of the camera. Pictures that have been deleted may be still there, but will be overwritten if you take any more pictures on top of them or if the camera does any kind of write to the card.

Your camera is not able to undelete pictures, but as you know, there are programs for doing this on a computer. I would recommend putting the memory card into a card reader attached to a computer, and using an undelete program to recover the deleted files. It may be that the software you have already tried could not make sense of the memory card while it was in the camera, or maybe it only understands disk drives. There are definitely undelete programs available that work on memory cards in a card reader attached via USB port, but you may have to do some searching to find one. I would try looking at www.download.com

If the pictures are very important to you, you might want to seek help from an experienced person.
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