Recovering Photos from a Bad Camera Card Using Free Software

  • Episode 249
  • June 26, 2012

Whether you've accidentally deleted photos from your camera or have a corrupted filesystem on a camera card, learn to recover your precious photos with free software.

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Topics Covered:

  • Robbie Ferguson and Hillary Rumball present from the Category5 studios in Barrie, Ontario.
  • Thank you to viewers who have donated.
  • {play 6:23}Viewer Testimonials
  • {play 11:23}Viewer Postcards
  • Eric Kidd has buttons now.
  • {play 15:47}Travelling Through Time: Robbie sends and then receives a message from
  • The new Category5.TV web site is launching this weekend.
  • {play 22:25}Viewer Questions
  • Viewer Question: What do they mean when they ask if my server is secure? I have Apache, PHPmyadmin and mySQL. Doesn't it come hardened out of the box? What steps do I need to take to get it secure?
  • Understanding secure vs. insecure protocols such as FTP vs SFTP or http vs https (ssl).
  • One place you can obtain an SSL certificate:
  • Viewer Question: My laptop is a Sony VAIO. After upgrading to 12.04 from 11.10, I only get a black screen when I boot up. I have Windows installed on the same machine. What can I do?
  • {play 30:07}Top Stories from the Category5.TV Newsroom
  • {play 35:49}Installing a Solid State Hard Drive in the Fit-PC3.
  • {play 46:31}Feature: Recovering photos from your digital camera card using the free photorec tool.
  • Installing photorec on Linux using the testdisk metapackage.
  • Using photorec to recover images and other files from your camera card, hard drive or flash media using a sector-by-sector (partition agnostic) scan.
  • Recovering photos of Hillary's girl band, and dressed as Kermit the Frog... and the explanation behind the madness.

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  • Host: Robbie Ferguson
  • Co-Host: Hillary Rumball


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