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    Question Question about accessing photos on my PC

    I created a backup of all my files in itunes. Is there a way for me to now access the photos that I backed up through my PC?

    If not, is there any way to get them back without restoring any other files/data?

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    I don't think so, however I could be totally wrong.

    You could try looking in these places(depending on your computer system) to see if there are any image files accessible)

    Mac: ~/Library/Application Support/MobileSync/Backup/
    Windows XP: \Documents and Settings\(username)\Application Data\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
    Note: To quickly access the Application Data folder, click Start, and choose Run. Type %appdata% and click OK.
    Windows Vista and Windows 7: \Users\(username)\AppData\Roaming\Apple Computer\MobileSync\Backup\
    Note: To quickly access the AppData folder, click Start. In the search bar, type %appdata% and press the Return key.

    As you can see I simply copied the info from the relevant Apple Support page. I've never tried this. I would think if your backup is encrypted you stand no chance.

    Here's the Apple support page. There may be more useful information there.


    iTunes: About iOS backups
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    Question about accessing photos on my PC

    The PC program iBackupBot should allow you to interrogate your iTunes backups and extract the photos if I'm not mistaken. Its been a long time since I used it, since I backup to iCloud exclusively now, but it used to work for me!
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