How to Recover Photos from CF Card?

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by tenor share, Jun 2, 2011.

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    tenor share Guest

    CF card is widely used by digital camera for its larger size, from
    about 512MB to 64GB, lower cost as well as faster speed, which allows
    digital camera shoot under special conditions, such as moving objects.
    The most popular and trusted brands for CF Cards including Kingston,
    Ritek Ridata, SanDisk, Transcend, Apacer, Viking, and Lexar.

    Reasons of lost photos
    Lost photos in CF cards can be caused by many reasons: card damage,
    failure, corrupt, etc. and the following are some typical phenomena.
    1. Accidently selected "Format" on your digital camera and erased all
    the pictures on the CF card.
    2. Turning off the camera before the image is completely written to
    the CF Card
    3. Receiving an error message like “card not formatted”, “card not
    found” or “no images found”
    4. Keeping take photographs when the camera battery is at the end of
    its life.
    5. When upload images to computer, mistakenly judge the finish of
    uploading and eject the CF card ahead of time.
    .......
    How to recover lost photos from CF card?
    Before recovery, you should know that your photos are not erased
    actually. It stored on CF card as a file. When you format the card or
    deleted photos from the card, the data on which the images were stored
    is not deleted. It only allows new pictures to take its place.
    Therefore, make sure not taking new photographs any more in case that
    the previous photos would be overwritten.

    Data Recovery program like Card Data Recovery can help you get back
    pictures from CF Card easily. Download Card Data Recovery and Install
    it on your PC. Take out the CF card from digital camera and connect it
    to your laptop or connect digital camera to PC directly. (If your
    desktop or laptop has a built-in card reader, things will be much
    easier, if not, you need a card reader to help you.) Then your CF card
    appears as a drive letter when you go to “My computer” If you see
    this, it means Card Data Recovery can access and recover your
    pictures. Select “photo” and scan your CF card. The process is quick
    and all recoverable images will be listed with the same signature.
    Preview the photos before recovery and restore what you wanted.

    Besides retrieve photos, Card Data Recovery also can recover video,
    music, files, etc. Popular video and audio formats like MOV, FLV, AVI,
    WAV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, etc. are available with it.

    http://www.card-data-recovery.com/cf-card-recovery.htm
     
    tenor share, Jun 2, 2011
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