JPG files not opening on windows XP
by dr1p - 11/1/09 2:17 AM
sorry but please help a total computer n00b.
recently my pc was infected with a virus and i had to get windows xp reinstalled.
the repair man kindly backed up my picture and video files of the family. the movie files are opening and playing as they should but my pictures files are not
the folders show small thumbnail pics but when i open the folder i cannot preview any of the pictures. the are all saved as JPG files.
the message that comes up when i try to open with irfanview is
Can't read file header !
Unknow file format or file not found !
please help me as i have some pictures of my new born daughter taken 3 weeks ago and have not backed up onto an external harddrive.