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Olympus XD Picture Card Problem

\015 During a recent vacation, my Olympus C-7000 suddenly stopped working: it wouldn't turn on, either to take pictures or review pictures. I discovered that it only had this problem when using a specific memory card, which must have become dysfunctional during my recent vacation. I would like to recover the pictures from this memory card, since I had not been able to download them before this problem arose. What can I do?\015

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If you haven't done so yet, take one of the cards, reformat it correctly (please ask again if you need info on how to do this) and see if you get any change.\015\012\015\012Are you using a PC card reader to transfer the photos or a USB cable?\015\012 ... Canon PowerShot S1 IS Digital Camera
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