Tuesday, September 21, 2010
How to recover lost Images from Canon Rebel XTi
Canon Rebel XTi is popular entry-level digital SLR camera. The major features are 10.1 effective Megapixels CMOS sensor, dust reduction system, large 2.5" LCD display, 9-point autofocus system, 9-point AF system, amazing battery life etc.
It uses Compact Flash (CF Cards) as an external storage memory system. But on many occasions, it also gets corrupted and the stored data becomes inaccessible.
Consider a scenario, wherein, you are busy clicking images of a beautiful landscape from your Canon Rebel XTi, too rapidly. When you try to view those images, you may receive the following error message:
“Err CF There is a problem with the CF card. Replace the CF card”
The above error shows that there is something wrong with your CF card. You can neither access nor capture more images due to above error.
Card corruption or a damaged file system is responsible for the appearance of such an error. A card can get corrupted due to a variety of reasons listed below:
Switching off the camera while read/write process goes on .
Virus Infection of memory card
Capturing images while the battery is too low
Removing the memory card from a camera while an image is being written off
· Use a card reader to connect the CF card with the computer and try to access the photos stored
· If the photos are not accessible, search for a good image recovery software
· If you have already formatted the memory card , although you have a chance of data recovery
Suppose if you have a previous backup then restore it. In absence of clean backup files, You must seek for an Image Recovery Software. An Image recovery utility comes handy when one has lost or deleted his data intentionally or unintentionally.
Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery is one such powerful photo recovery software which can recover lost and deleted images, video and audio files from various digital mediums. It is easy-to-use software which supports recovery from most of the memory cards such as SD, MMC, SDHC, XD etc. It works on both Windows and Mac machines.