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Windows 7: My Pictures Have Vanished. Where did they go?

23 Dec 2012   #1

Windows 7
My Pictures Have Vanished. Where did they go?

I have loaded all of my pictures into the computer from my Canon camera, started to rename all of them, and when I was complete it started applying the new names. Now all I have are 7 pictures from 127-134. I do not know where the other 126 photos have gone to! Could someone please help out and try to recover these pictures for me.

I have looked through the whole computes in every folder, every drive and still cannot find them (I have even tried showing the hidden files in the organizer in the folders as well). The system restore and backup is too outdated to the point where I will not be able to find them.

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23 Dec 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600

if you can remember one of the titles you created search for it using the start menu search box

im guessing you have already done this!
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23 Dec 2012   #3

Windows 7

Yes I have done this a few times. The name that I saved it as has the same starting title on it as the other 126 photos, but when I search for it only the seven that stayed are showing up. I cannot seem to find the photos anywhere on the computer.
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23 Dec 2012   #4

win7 ultimate 32bit

did you check to see if the pictures are still on the camera? My Nikon keeps them on the card until I delete them.
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23 Dec 2012   #5

Windows 7

Yes. All of the pictures are deleted off of the camera and the 2gb sd card that was installed in the camera. We renamed all of te picture files and felted them off of the camera. Then all of a sudden they all vanished.
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23 Dec 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Have you tried using "everything"? Nice little program for finding EVERYTHING on your machine.

Download Everything Alpha / Free - Locate files and folders by name instantly. - Softpedia

I've used it and it works.
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