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January 30, 2010 4:22:24 AM

can i recover my files after format. is it possible means can u tell me the free software for the prob.

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October 26, 2010 3:50:20 AM

Formatting won't make the data in SD card or other disk erased permanently. Those formatted files are still stored on the card just invisible or inaccessible. Only the FAT or NFTS table erased the information about where those data were saved but the real data are still intact there in sectors of the SD card disk.So as long as those data are not overwritten by new data, it's highly possible to recover them. And the MOST Effective way is to rely on some recovery programs.

Then the best way to recover those deleted things is to try a format recovery software. Hope it will help. Regards
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October 28, 2010 12:10:28 PM

After trying sever programs that do this similar job, i would recomend for your case a prog called "Recover My Files" you can dl a trial version from http://www.recovermyfiles.com/computer-data-recovery.ph...

This prog has the advantage that it give you a specific option for formated drives, so i think that this is what will solve your problem.

Imo, freeware progs do some work but usually they dont recover the 100% of your files and they also do not offer the option for a formated drive!

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December 4, 2012 6:40:29 AM

OK! I know this thread is very old. The starter must have restored his files back.
But, recently, I have this problem, too. Therefore, I just want to share my ideas with you.
Actually, there are several free recovery programs that can undo the formatting and retrieve your files back. But not all of them can be efficient.
Luckily, I have used a reliable freeware, which has successfully restored my formatted data from my drive.
As to the recovery process, we also should pay attention something:
1. Stop using this drive right now to avoid overwriting the original data. Any new data on it may decrease the chances of successful data recovery.
2. Save your recovered files on a different storage device in case of recovery failure.
3. Always back up you data in the future.
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December 6, 2012 11:18:22 PM

toms897854commer said:
OK! I know this thread is very old. The starter must have restored his files back.
But, recently, I have this problem, too. Therefore, I just want to share my ideas with you.
Actually, there are several free recovery programs that can undo the formatting and retrieve your files back. But not all of them can be efficient.
Luckily, I have used a reliable freeware, which has successfully restored my formatted data from my drive.
As to the recovery process, we also should pay attention something:
1. Stop using this drive right now to avoid overwriting the original data. Any new data on it may decrease the chances of successful data recovery.
2. Save your recovered files on a different storage device in case of recovery failure.
3. Always back up you data in the future.


Thanks for your tips that get me out of format photo loss too. When I google how to recover files after format my memory sd card, I come to this forum and then get to the guide of squidoo and follow the tips and recovery guide. I did get my photos almost 90% of them back. Thanks, thankkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkks. You made my day!
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July 12, 2013 8:42:00 PM

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