Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?
I have a coolpix 3200. i formatted my sd card yesterday and started using it again today. Now all my photo's have disappeared and the card is saying it needs to be formatted again. Could you firstly tell me if it is my camera or my card causing this and secondly, is there any way of getting my pictures back? Hope you can help me.
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\012 2). Never save anything new on this SD card in case that any new file would rewrite your original data.
\012 3). Plunge this SD card to your computer and download a SD card data recovery freeware to get back all your lost data back:
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\012 4). Save and back up all your restored data on another drive or card in case of data recovery failure.
\012 5). Format this card to see whether it is fixable.
You can either plug in you camera to the PC as it shouldappear as a “Removable Drive”or put the card in a card reader attached to your PC.
Next, if you are comfortable with using a PC then you candownload a FREE utility that will recover your photos from the following link:
If you need something a little more "userfriendly" then you will need to buy the software. If you search the webfor photo recovery software you will find many.
One I have used successfully is RescuePro that used to bebundled with some Sandisk products. Now you can get it from the link below:
You can try the demo to see what you can recover beforebuying.
Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back to the carduntil you can recover your pictures to your PC safely!
Whether this is the card or camera is difficult to say, did you format the card in the camera? If not you should. Try formatting again after recovering your photos & see if the problem recurs, if it does try another card.
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I have a coolpix 3200. i formatted my sd card yesterday and started using it again today. Now all my photo's have disappeared and the card is saying it needs to be formatted again. Could you firstly tell me if it is my camera or my card causing this and secondly, is there any way of getting my pictures back? Hope you can help me. thankyou. Shellie
1). Do not re-format this SD card before you've recovered all your stored photos back. In your case, the formatting process may erase everything on your SD card and make your data gone permanently.\012 2). Never save anything new on this SD card ... Nikon Digital Cameras
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Take it back to the store and tell him whats wrong with it and he'll you with it:) goodluck... ... Samsung Digimax 4010 Digital Camera