Archived from groups: alt.comp.periphs.dcameras (More info?
"mike" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Sorry, No chance to get you images back. The Olympus camera blanks the
> memory when the XD card is formatted. I checked an XD card formatted on
> Olympus C-770 and used winhex utility the dump memory and all I can read
> are 00's and FF's.
> "Mike" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> > Just got this camera Olympus C-765, and was happy with it taking
> > pictures... but accidentaly formatted the XD card ... this stupid
> > camera does not give you a second prompt before formatting....
> > I tried using several advertised programs to unformat it , but no luck
> > so far. I read that XD cards on Olympus and Fuji cameras are
> > impossible to unformat???
> > Is there any chance in hell that I can get my pictures back with any
> > program out there???
> > thanks for any info,
> > mike,
Can't you place the XD in a card reader and run the unformat in there we use
one for reading and it just treats the card as a removable disk