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Recovering a deleted video from  a snap video camera

Posted on 2011-02-15
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We  use  windows 2003 servers /XP and GPO in Place and and there is no recycle on the desktop  as per the policy when the user logs in. We had connected a snap  video camera  to the PCS usb port . The videos uploaded and subsequently deleted themselves from the cameras . It is possible to recover  the video. Any sugessions appreciated

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Chris Patterson earned 250 total points
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I am afraid you are out of luck.  After the videos uploaded them selves and were deleted, if the cameras were powered off, the data is gone.
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If the camera has an internal memory that you can see as a disk drive in Windows, perhaps you might have some chance. You can try with this free program Recuva (http://www.piriform.com/recuva) and check if you are lucky.
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I have had great success with PCI recovery on situations like this: http://www.pcinspector.de/
Install this on a regular pc, plug the camera in, open the software, direct it to the camera, and you should be able to retrieve the video.
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Thanks i recovered but the file ins in the format of  .PAK. Is there any software to convert  this file into a windows viewable file.
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See this website for a good, free converter:  http://apps.foxtab.com/videoconverter/
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