How to Get Rid of JPEG Error 42 Completely in Few Clicks

Whenever I attempt to open my JPEG files, it displays JPEG Error 42 code on the screen? I can't understand the meaning of such error. I have used different applications to open the files but got the same error. These photos are extremely precious for me and I don't want to lose them. I thought performing full scanning will help me but it was useless. Is there any powerful method to fix JPEG Error 42? How can I recover the damaged JPEG files? Please help me.

What is JPEG Error 42?

JPEG is one of the commonly used file format for photos. It is compatible with different devices including digital camera, mobile phones, PC and many more. These photos uses less space and comes with high quality pictures. But imagine a situation, when you attempt to view the files, it will display JPEG Error 42 then how will you feel? Definitely, it is a worse situation which nobody wants to face with their precious files but it can happen at anytime.

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Main Causes of JPEG Error 42?

There are several reasons responsible for the damage of the JPEG photos which causes JPEG Error 42. Some of the common situations are mentioned below:-

  • Improper shut down of the system.
  • Accidental formatting of the device.
  • Power failure.
  • Issues in application software.
  • Attack by the harmful malware or spyware.

Manual Method to Fix JPEG Error 42:-

Step 1: Turn on your PC from the administrator account. Step 2: Click on Start → All programs → Accessories → System Tools → System Restore. Step 3: Now, you need to choose “Restore my computer to earlier time” option. Step 4:Choose the desired date on which you want to restore the files. Step 5: Finally, click on Next button to continue the process.

This process will only work if you have created backup in previous dates. If you don't have any backup and want to get back corrupted JPEG files then you are suggested to make use of JPEG Recovery Software. It is an automatic tool which has been designed by the technical experts. It will use high level algorithms to conduct deep scanning in the PC and detect all the deleted, corrupted or even severely damaged files. The best part of the software is that it does not compromise with the image quality and recovers in original format. You can use the software to restore the photos of different formats also. Hence, we recommend the users to download the software now if you want to get back corrupted files and fix JPEG Error 42 permanently.

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Jpeg recovery is one of the best solutions to recover deleted picture from jpeg files because of some special features which can not be ignored:-

  • Auto detect and handle the jpeg pictures encoded by digital camera
  • Recovers all picture in a folder and optionally picture in sub folder
  • Recovers all data including metadata
  • Easy to use and user friendly interface
  • No technical knowledge is required
  • Ensure proper recovery of picture via trial version
  • It can be used in all cameras

Features of Jpeg Recovery Software:-

  • Jpeg recovery software can recover the images from all types of file format like jpg, jpeg, doc, giff, excel, mp3, mp4, and dat etc.
  • Jpeg recovery software supports all types of digital camera and most of the jpeg optimizer is a program that compresses image files to the jpeg format with real time.
  • It supports Sony, Samsung, Kingston, Toshiba, Hitachi, and SanDisk etc. as brand supports and External HDD like SATA, ATA, SCSI, DEI, Hard Disk Drive, Memory card, Memory stick, SD card, multimedia card and micro drive as media support.
  • Jpeg recovery software is designed in such a way that it can recovers digital photo file from even those media which is defected and damaged, as well as the accidentally deleted picture from storage media.
  • Jpeg recovery software will easily works with all type of digital card reader and successfully recovers deleted, formatted and even lost digital photos on removal media.

Processor : Pentium Class or higher class processors

Operating System : Windows (Windows 2000, XP, Vista, 2003) and Macintosh (Mac 10.4 x tiger, 10.3.9 Panther, and 10.5 x leopard)

Memory : At least 256MB of RAM(recommended)

Hard Disk : 30 MB of free disk space

There are few user guide steps for Windows operating system that will help in recovering all the damaged photos with ease:--

Step 1:-Install the software and Launch it. The first screen will appear on the screen. You need to click on "Recover Photo, Audio & video" option.

Step 1: Select the desired location or drive to recover the lost files.

Step 3:Choose the specific file format from the Advanced settings and click on Scan Now button to begin the scanning process.

Step 4: You can also choose specific region i.e. Starting and ending sector.

Step 5: The software will detect all the media files and you can see it during the scanning progress.

Step 6:A list of all the detected files will appear on the screen.

Step 7:You can also change the view of the file to see it clearly.

Step 8:Finally, click on Recover option after selecting the files.

Following User Guide for Mac will help you to recover the lost photos and videos in few steps:

Step 1:-Download and install the software. Now, you need to launch the application. From its first screen, you need to click on "Recover photo, Audio, & Video" button.

Step 2:Select the desired drive or location from where you want to restore the images and click on "Scan Now" option.

Step 3:You can see the scanning progress on the screen.

Step 4: It will show the list of files which can be recovered. You need to select your file and click on Recover option.

What You Can Photo Recovery

Graphics & Picture


Supported Devices

  • Digital Camera

  • Memory Card

  • Computer Hard Drive

  • USB Disk

  • Removable Drive