Having problems with your Samsung BL103 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?

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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.
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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?

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