Recover data from a formatetd iPod...? is it possible to get my photos back?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by tigerfan88, Nov 25, 2008.

  1. tigerfan88 macrumors newbie

    tigerfan88

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    Canberra, ACT, Aus
    #1
    Hi there, I recently had a big problem with my lovely macbook, and the HDD had to be replaced, and i had no way to back up my files before the repair.

    I had all my music and photos on a 5th Gen iPod Video, and have been able to get back the music to my HDD using TinkerTool, which is great!

    However, i connected my iPod back to the computer to pull the phots off it in the same way, but before i could stop it, iPhoto synched with it, and removed all 1,500 odd photos to replace them with 8 new ones i have since added to iPhoto.

    Is there any software or methods of recovering all these photos? I know it was stupid not to have backed them up previously, but I've learned my lesson now :(

    I'd really love to have my photos back, and any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. kainjow Moderator emeritus

    kainjow

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    Jun 15, 2000
    #2
    Yes you'll most likely be able to recover them (or most). First, disconnect your iPod from your computer and don't do anything with it until you buy some recovery software.
     

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