Deleted photos - I am a such a fool

My daughter took me away on holiday, took many photos as I dont see her often. We were going on a couple of jet skis and achap said to me he would take photos. Great, take many please and I will be grateful for whatever I get. After the jet ski trip the chap returned camera, we went away and decided to check photos, sadly for me the chap had deleted all our photos. Is there anyway I can get photos on the card back again, I am so sad. Any help appreciated, thank you.

geek_jills3, Jun 4, 7:29 pm

Yes. google the FREE product called Recuva. do the 'deep scan'. you will need to insert the memory card in a card reader. best of luck

geek_mgc54, Jun 4, 7:30 pm

geek_suicidemonkey, Jun 4, 7:31 pm

Thank you so much mgc54 and suicidemonkey.

geek_jills3, Jun 4, 8:03 pm

Will this software work if the photos were lost off a computer, about a year ago may have been deleted but not sure?

geek_donna_marie, Jun 4, 10:15 pm

Yes, but probably overwritten by now.

geek_r.g.nixon, Jun 4, 10:18 pm

Doubtful. Deleted files only stay on a hard drive until they are overwritten by new files. Would be very unlikely they'd still be sitting there after a year.

But it can't hurt to run the program and give it a try.

geek_suicidemonkey, Jun 4, 10:18 pm

Thanks for that. Will give it a go.

geek_donna_marie, Sep 18, 9:09 am

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