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So I accidentally set my mom's Canon 50D on hi speed mode, and took a lot of random pictures of a wall. I started deleting them and accidentally went too far and deleted one of my graduation photos (very important to me).

I don't have a CF card reader, so I connect the camera to my computer through USB. I tried running recovery programs such as Recuva, but they all don't seem to find the camera, I think because it's a "portable device".

Can anyone help me get back the photo using a method that doesn't require a CF card reader?
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post #2 of 18
You'll need a CF reader unless you can figure out a way to assign a drive letter to the medium within the camera, which is likely not possible.
    
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post #3 of 18
Never thought of trying to recover photos that way... i would recommend going out and buying a cheap $0.99 cardreader
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post #4 of 18
or reenacting your graduation to retake the photo
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or reenacting your graduation to retake the photo
LOL that might work
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post #6 of 18
lol ↑

yeah.. best just get a card reader .. even a cheap one will do

just dont use the card at the moment
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post #7 of 18
you'll need a spudge tool to open the card. ;D
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shes gonna woop that ()()
I think it might be gone if you try the card reader method
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post #9 of 18
Dont do anything with the card or the camera until you can plug it in to the pc so you dont write over the delete picture, its not really deleted yet all delete does is erase the file header. If you dont take a photo over the space where the photo was stored you can use a program to rewrite the header and get the deleted file back. This one is free, its not the best but it works.

Use Restoration to get it back.
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post #10 of 18
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Thanks for suggesting a CF card reader, everyone. May as well get it now. I call gg.
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