Corrupt JPG files

Discussion in 'Photography' started by mumandenator, Mar 4, 2007.

  1. mumandenator

    mumandenator Guest

    Big Problem!!

    Overseas photos, burned onto CD in Morocco and XD card overwritten
    with new photos.
    However, when I get home I find that some of them won't open. Message
    from photoshop says "Could not complete your request because a JPEG
    marker segment is too short (the file may be truncated or
    incomplete)."
    Some of these 120 files show thumbnails but still won't open.
    I've tried downloading software (PC Inspector Smart Recovery) but that
    won't work either.

    Does anyone know if it is possible to get this sorted? Any
    suggestionss appreciated.
     
    mumandenator, Mar 4, 2007
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    Paul Furman Guest

    Tried Irfanview? Sometimes different programs do better.

    Also try this: http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec
     
    Paul Furman, Mar 4, 2007
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    Joel Guest

    Try to load using different program see if it works then re-save it etc..
     
    Joel, Mar 4, 2007
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    ray Guest

    I would suggest trying some other software. How do they work when you try
    to load them into a viewer such as quickshow? How about trying GIMP - it's
    a free image manipulation program available for MS, MAC, and Linux.
     
    ray, Mar 4, 2007
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    babaloo Guest

    In additon to trying different programs if you have access to other CD
    drives you may find one that can read the disc. Obviously copy all files
    immediately to some other medium.
     
    babaloo, Mar 4, 2007
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    Gummo Guest

    Gummo, Mar 5, 2007
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    Colin_D Guest

    'Smart Recovery' is the wrong program. 'PC Inspector File Recovery' is
    the one for recovering unreadable files.

    Colin D.
     
    Colin_D, Mar 6, 2007
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    Dave Cohen Guest

    But did you first overwrite the deleted files on the card as did the op.
    Dave Cohen
     
    Dave Cohen, Mar 7, 2007
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  9. mumandenator

    Dave Cohen Guest

    Are you and Gummo roommates, the op overwrote the sd card or so he
    stated. Nothing is going to recover overwritten files (Oh, please don't
    reply with some garbage about data recovery strategies which are
    probably non-applicable to flash cards, which nobody in this group could
    implement anyway and that were not very helpful with the Nixon tapes,
    somewhat less of a challenge).
    Dave Cohen
     
    Dave Cohen, Mar 7, 2007
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    Gummo Guest

    Just a few, thankfully. I suggested this program because I wasn't sure if
    he meant that his card was completely overwritten and, if not, it was
    definitely worth trying or, at least, worth having for the future. The
    Recovery Manager worked where PCI failed.

    Gummo
     
    Gummo, Mar 7, 2007
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    Colin_D Guest

    Sarcasm noted, but you're the gummo, m'boy. The OP stated:

    "Overseas photos, burned onto CD in Morocco and XD card overwritten
    with new photos.
    However, when I get home I find that some of them won't open."

    That means the *new* photos won't open, not the earlier ones, which he
    burned to CD.

    My statement about PC Inspector programs is right. Provided he hasn't
    overwritten the 'new' photos, he should be able to recover most of them.
    Did you get out of the wrong side of your bed today, or did the missus
    turn you down? Your attitude stinks.

    Colin D.
     
    Colin_D, Mar 8, 2007
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    faune8 Guest

    wrote in @n33g2000cwc.googlegroups.com:
    try anyreader. Works great with corrupt file on a cd or dvd. Actualy it
    copies them on your hard drive.
    Jean
     
    faune8, Mar 10, 2007
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