Lost photographs

  kinger 21:10 19 Oct 2004

I have an Iomega Peerless drive which contained around 700 photographs of my family's holiday in Florida USA.

I transferred them to my LaCie Big Disk drive ready to back them up to DVD.

But, sadly the LaCie Big Disk has gone wrong and I can't access my data (this is the second LaCie Big Disk to do this to me ... both the original and this warranty replacement drive, unlucky or what?).

Anyway, LaCie say that they don't recover data, only replace the drive, sorry.

This doesn't help me get my data back. "You're expected to back up" I'm told. Well, that's what I WAS doing when everything went wrong.

I have used 'Restorer 2000 professional' on my Peerless drive but, although it found all the folders, it just displays gobbledy gook for the pics themselves.

My LaCie drive has gone back for replacement ... any ideas anyone?

  alan227 21:18 19 Oct 2004

Take a look at this product.

click here

  VoG II 21:21 19 Oct 2004

You could try click here to retrieve files off yoyr Peerless drive.

  alan227 21:21 19 Oct 2004

Just checked the link,
when you open the web page on the left hand side click on computers & software then on software ane the entry you want is at the bottom of the page

  kinger 21:32 19 Oct 2004

Thanks VoG, I'm downloading it now.

Thanks Alan227, I do have a spare maxtor drive (which I wish I'd used now) to back up to.

Here's hoping.

Any more ideas are welcome. I'll try any program to see if one is successful.

  kinger 20:50 31 Oct 2004

VoG, Let me know your PayPal address, I buy you a bevvie.

It worked a treat and saved over 1000 photographs of my hols.

Thanks a million for your help, fantastic!


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