How to Recover Digital Photos from SONY camera

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"I accidentally deleted the photos on my Sony Cyber shot camara which are very important to me. Can i recover them?"

Many persons may be ask this question and the answer is yes. Although there's no guarantee, you can often successfully get back deleted photos from SONY camera memory card. It just depends on what's happened since the photos were deleted.

Digital Photos Lost From SONY Camera Due to

Factory setting of device

Losing photos during transferring photos from storage device to PC/laptop

Pulling out card while the camera is on

Turning off the camera during a write process

Why can you get back deleted photos?

When you delete photos from your SONY camera, the photo itself isn't deleted, just the index entry that says where the data for those files is located. The space containing the deleted photos is also now marked as free space so it is available to the system for any new files to be written there instead. So it is very, very important to not take any more pictures to the camera memory card from which you want to get back deleted photos.

You can get back deleted photos from camera memory card on your own with a good photo recovery software. Quick Internet searches will give you a tremendous number of programs that advertise lost photo recovery, and most of them cost between $25 - $40. And I'm using a program called Wondershare Photo Recovery that does the very same job but just cost me $29.95. Now I will tell you how to get back deleted photos by Photo Recovery:

Important Note

If you have deleted/lost files from your flash card and want to recover most of those, PLEASE STOP TAKING ANY MORE PICTURES/VIDEOS from your SONY digital camera. That’s because the more you write new data on your memory card, the chances of recovering old and deleted data becomes less.

Step1: Download & Install the photo recovery program.

Wondershare Photo Recovery is reliable photo recovery software to easily perform photo recovery and memory card recovery with nice quality. It is also non-destructive media recovery software which helps you retrieve video, restore audio, and recover music from all storage devices. No matter your photos or multimedia files have been deleted accidently, memory cards have been formatted.

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After the installation, lauch this photo recovery tool. The main panel shows like this:

Step2: Scanning recoverable photos

The Photo Recovery start to scan your disk including your PC hard disk and your SONY memory card. This step may take some time depending on the size of disk space. You don't need to wait until scanning is finished and you can click "Next" to finish scanning.

Step 3: Preview recoverable photos and select photos.

Here you can preview the available and recoverable photos you want to recover like below.

Step 4: Select path or enter a directory for recovered photos.

After you select path or enter a directory for recovered photos, you can click "Next" button to recover the photos from SONY digital camera.

Check your computer system at first

For better running Photo Recovery and get higher recovery quality, please check your computer system at first.

Operating System: Win7 64 / 32 / Vista 64/ 32/ XP / 2003 / 2000 / 9X
CPU: 200 MHz
RAM 128 MB or more of RAM
Disk Space 10 MB of free space

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