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Old 03-10-2009, 04:00 AM
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Default Re: Losing invaluable work

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Originally Posted by wert90 View Post
what was your camcorder recording on????

surely if it was DV tape (a standard amongst most cameras) you can re-capture the footage?

also, backing up onto a external drive is ALWAYS a good idea. get some software that prompts you to do so or add a reminder on youre calender/ phone.

or get a mac with time machine..... but thats another debate all together!
It's a JVC Everio -- recording onto a 30GB hard drive.

And I have a Mac and use Time Machine; I just didn't have it the first time I lost the movies, and then yesterday, the data got lost while I was making it, so it would have been impossible to save it.

It was *kind of* my fault though, because you're supposed to reformat the camera every two or three months, and I hadn't done it for two years.
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