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I accidentally pushed "format" while looking through my pictures and it seems to have deleted them all! Where did they go!

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They'll still be on the memory card as long as they have not been\015\012overwritten with new files. This is true if you accidentally\015\012"erased" them or even if you reformatted the card.

If you put the card into an external card reader and use free SD card recovery software\015\012then you should be able to recover the data. If you can't recover the\015\012information, then bear in mind that the best recovery software can\015\012recover almost anything but is not free. You could choose to invest in\015\012better software or send the card to a data recovery specialist and pay\015\012a professional fee for the service.

Best of\015\012luck, as long as you don't re-use your card before trying to recover the data then there's a very good chance\015\012of getting your photos back. Please don't forget to take a moment to\015\012rate my answer.
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I accidentally pushed "format" while looking through my pictures and it seems to have deleted them all! Where did they go!

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