Understanding Computers/Upload of photos


I recently uploaded some photos from a memory card. When I went back a couple of days latter to view them, I could not find the file in "My Pictures". I found the folder in "Recent Places", but the folder is empty. I get a "Problem with Shortcut" message.

If I connect the memory card and click on the empty folder, I get a "Location is unavailable",with a message.~~~E:\DCIM\100CANON\22-05-2014

I formatted the memory card after uploading.

Can I retrieve my photos some how or are they lost forever?

Hello Ray:
Thanks for asking question.

I think the picture may have been uploaded into another or unknown folder.  Since you have already formatted the memory card, all files in the memory card may have been deleted.

Please go to Start icon on the bottom left corner, and type in the file name in the SEARCH option.  This SEARCH will look for the file name in the entire locations/folders in the system. I hope you remember file name or some portion of file name at least.

I hope this helps.

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