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help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« on: October 26, 2015, 11:23:43 am »
hi everyone. i lost all my europe holiday photos i took with my bf! does anyone know how to recover the photos from the memory card? where can i go to do that and how much will it cost? i'm very sad :'(

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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #1 on: October 26, 2015, 11:36:53 am »
hi everyone. i lost all my europe holiday photos i took with my bf! does anyone know how to recover the photos from the memory card? where can i go to do that and how much will it cost? i'm very sad :'(

hey girl. try to get some professional help at a fee instead of doing it yourself and fking things up accidentally (shyt happens sometimes, sigh). i googled and there're quite alot of such services in singapore. one that appears to be more reputable is http://www.ontrackdatarecovery.com.sg/photo-recovery/

hope u get back your photos! must be really painful :(
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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2015, 11:38:25 am »
hey girl. try to get some professional help at a fee instead of doing it yourself and fking things up accidentally (shyt happens sometimes, sigh). i googled and there're quite alot of such services in singapore. one that appears to be more reputable is http://www.ontrackdatarecovery.com.sg/photo-recovery/

hope u get back your photos! must be really painful :(

thanks for the reply. i don't think i will do it myself. do u know how much it usually costs?

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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #3 on: October 26, 2015, 11:45:14 am »
can try by downloading some programs that is able to do recover of files from comp/memory card. Not every recovery programs will work as intended also..

If not can just find professional svc but may charge upward to 100$ i think.. which they also use those programs to dig it out also.


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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #4 on: October 26, 2015, 11:48:37 am »
thanks for the reply. i don't think i will do it myself. do u know how much it usually costs?

i don't know. call them la. got number. hahaha :)
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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #5 on: October 26, 2015, 12:07:13 pm »
hi everyone. i lost all my europe holiday photos i took with my bf! does anyone know how to recover the photos from the memory card? where can i go to do that and how much will it cost? i'm very sad :'(

been lurking but decided to make an account for this... because..

STOP. BEFORE YOU DO ANYTHING.

Do not use the memory card anymore. Don't even take more pictures or anything. Most memory cards retain the data even after you do deletion. However, if you write new data to the card, the new data may overwrite the existing cached data.

The factors to consider will be:
(1) Privacy
(2) Rate of success
(3) Damage to card

If the photos are not very private and you don't mind retrieving just 80-90% of it, there are free software (e.g. TestDisk) out there which can retrieve them. You can entrust a reasonably IT-savvy friend to do so.

However, if the card is physically damaged, there are private photos and you want as much photos back as possible, then you should use a professional service that even has a "clean room". They will know how to prevent further damage to the card and thus get back as much data as possible.




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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #6 on: October 26, 2015, 02:40:10 pm »
joan, pm you :)

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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #7 on: October 26, 2015, 10:18:21 pm »
@iMyiyi and everyone thanks for the help. hopefully will be able to solve soon.

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Re: help! i lost all my holiday photos!
« Reply #8 on: October 27, 2015, 01:21:14 pm »
sh!t, I must learn how to permanently erase data on memory cards too .....
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