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deleted Photos HELP!!!!!!
ericerika
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My wife was pulling off pictures from her Droid Razr M XT907 and uploading to her computer she had transfered the files from her phone to her computer she named the file DCIM2 but when she opened it in the computer it was blank so she had deleted it forgetting thats where they are she had tried many file recovery programs but they all wanted her to open the USB Mass Storage this phone does not have that option its only MTP and PTP please help these photos are of her family back home in Canada and she is losing her mind.

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Re: deleted Photos HELP!!!!!!
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I am going to ask, are the photos still on the cell? Did she actually "cut" & "copy" or just "copy"&"paste" to the new folder on the computer?

If the computer has not been turned off after the mistake of deletion you can go to the command prompt in Windows and type: undel c:windows/dcim2 

have not used a DOS command in years so I hope that was the right syntax.


UNDELETE [ edit source | edit beta ]

External - DOS 5.0 and above Restores files previously deleted with the DEL command.

UNDELETE [[drive:][path]filename]

So in your case it would be:

undelete c: windows dcim2

if your wife placed it under her my documents folder it changes to

Undelete C: windows/mydocuments/dcim2

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breezex
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If you are trying to recover files from your phone see: https://community.verizonwireless.com/message/986222#986222

The short answer is if they were deleted from your internal phone memory - no; if they were deleted from your SD card - maybe.  If they were deleted from your PC try what Elector suggested or use one of the many free apps available to recover deleted files; I use Recuva.

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budone
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Also have you looked in the recycle bin on your PC. All deleted files go there 1st as a safeguard

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