Having problems with your Samsung L100 Digital Camera ?

Format button deleted my memory card???

\015 I pushed the Format button on my L100 Samsung Digital camera and my memory card was erased??? Please explain this?\015

Answers :

Format will wipe clean your memory-card like new - Always.
so normally avoid that button.

if you lost some photos using the format then there maybe some chance to get them back.

take out the card and put it in external card reader.

Now get hold of some file recovery software like 'GetDataBack for\015\012FAT32' (buy/borrow/steal :) ) install it on your computer, GetDataBack\015\012should be able to pull back the data.

Let me know if any more clarifications needed.
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