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Old 02-19-2012, 12:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I wonder if someone could give me some advice. In a moment of utter madness my brother accepted a format command after putting the micro sd card from his daughter's camera into his blackberry. He thought it meant that the BB was preparing the card to view the pictures not prepare the card for use in a new device so wiping everything. The great disaster is that it had pictures of their trip to New York which he had not even printed any of, let alone backed up elsewhere.

I was hoping I could use recovery software to get the pictures back for him. So far I have tried:-

Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery
Image Recall 5
Card Recovery
Zero Assumption

I've got nowhere though, all that appears to be on the disk is the BB file structure. Ever the optimist, I'm prepared to keep trying but am I just wasting my time? Has the format completely destroyed any chance of recovering anything from the images that were taken with my nieces camera. Nothing has been saved on the disk since the format.

Any responses be they negative or positive news gratefully received.

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