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Newbie
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎11-28-2018

Please help! Lost images! Card re-formatted

Daughter reformatted sd card and shot all day.  I Lost very important photos.  I have tried the free versions of multiple rocover downloads to no avail.  These images are extremely important.  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.  

 

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SanDisk Guru
Posts: 16,210
Registered: ‎04-17-2008

Re: Please help! Lost images! Card re-formatted

If one formats a memory storage device (card, flash drive, hard drive, etc.) and then adds more content (taking photos in your case) it overwrites where the previous space was used (photos).

 

If you accidentally format, but do not write any new data to the device, you have a chance of recovery. But in your case, I don't see much (if any) hope.