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I just got back from my first cruise and took so many pictures. I don't have a USB so I went to go place the memory card into my computer but it won't read the card. So when I put the memory card back into the camera it said Memory Card Format "Power Off" or "Format" but I know that if I format it all my pictures will be erased. Is there any other way of uploading my pictures without erasing them?

I know its not ideal but why dont you borrow a friends camera and usb lead, put your card into their camera and upload them onto your computer via their camera, at least then you can save your special pictures and rectify the problem later ... Digital Cameras

Format erroe Hey I got a Sony Cybershot DSC W55 and a memory stick pro duo that was working just fine..I could take pictures and everything..Out of the blue though, it suddenly says format error..I havent tried to format it yet coz ive got some pictures on the memory card that i havent dwnloaded onto my pc yet..Is there no other way to solve the problem without having to delete all the pictures on the card? Thnx

Have you tried to check the contents of the memory stick from your PC? If you can't see the files on your PC, there are a number of file recovery software packages available, some are even free. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P72 Digital Camera

Memory card error - After taking about 300 pictures on a 2 Gig Kodak SD memory card. I get a message on my Canon camera that says '' memory card error'' I tried to put the chip in a differant camera but it tells me to '' Format The Card'' I am afraid if I do that I will loose all of my pictures. I tried to load the pictures into my computer the way I always do and nothing happens. Any helpful ideas ? Thank You

Take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software th ... Canon Digital Cameras

Is there a way to retreive pictures after the memory card has been formated?


Card Error I have an Optimus 8.0 camera with a Kodak 2 gb memory card. I took many pictures on the card, and viewed but never download the pics...I went to take another picture and got a card error... Acts like all pictures are gone and card needs to be formatted. Is there any way I can retrieve the pics that were already on the card. I hope I haven't lost all my pictures.

Use a card reader to download your pictures to a folder you create on your desktop. Then, format the card in the camera. Next time, don't wait so long to download your pics. ... Digital Cameras

I have a 26-IN-1 USB 2.0 Memory Card Reader device from DZ Tech (DigiZone Technology) I asked if there is a instruction manual for supported format applications CF ll, Microdrive, CompactFlash 1, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick Pro, TransFlash, Mini SD, MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCard Mobile, MultiMediaCard Reduced Size, Secure Digital, SD, xD Picture Card? DZ Tech said, "No, there is no instruction for it, but it's same way as you use the sd card (micro sd card to the sd adapter will transfe

Look....what's so difficult about plugging a card into a card reader and then the USB into your computer? There's no instruction manual because that's all there is to it....why waste paper to explain that? ... Digital Cameras

Hi, my name is Mathew I have a sony cybershot digital camera, when i switch on the camera, it shows as format error and a memory card like picture keeps blinking on the top right side of the screen, but when the memory card is taken out, the camera seems to be working fine. Can u please tell me if the memory card is corrupted, if so is there any possible way to rectify it and collect the data from it? Thanks.

You need to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera

The memory card is formatted and empty but the pictures go automatically to the camera instead of the memory card. I can't find a way to send them to the memory card--shouldn't that be the default?

Yes, try formatting your card again with the camera menu.If that doesn't work buy or borrow another card see if that is the same. If so, its a camera fault or setting.As a final thought, you could try the Nikon website suppor ... Nikon Coolpix 3200 Digital Camera

Card Locked - One problem is : I have tried 3 new cards and unlocked the cards and still recieve a card locked message when I try to take a picture. I have tried to format to " yes" but the camera continues to return to " no ". The other problem I have is that I accidentially deleted all of my pictures in the camera's memory. Is there any way to retrieve those pics?? Please help!!! Thank You. Chip. [email protected]

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HELP hi !!!!!!! i have a olympus digi cam . i tried transferring some pictures from the memory card into my laptop.the card was not completely read. i tried it once again but this time none of of the pic were to be seen.now when i on the camera it asks for card set up , that is to format the card. finally i tried pic recovery where allmost all the pic were shown to be corrupt. these pic are really very important for me . can u help me in any way to get back my pictures. kindly help me out . they

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Formating I just got back from vacation and took tons of pictures, when i got back home I clicked on format thinking it was something different, now all the pictures are gone and the only pics left are those already on my camera, not on the memory card. Is there a way to retrieve those lost pictures? Thanks

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Kodak easyshare c613: memory card says its full when there is no pix on it, what happens is: i turn it on, says "memory card full", i go to review, says "no pictures or videos to display on memory card", exit review, says "memory card requires formatting" i choose to format it, says "formatting..." then its goes back to "memory card requires formatting", just keeps repeating it self. i inserted a new memory card same thing happens. the card use to work fine until one day it started saying this s

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Missing Pictures I have an Olympus FE-170 digital camera and I had deleted some pictures off my memory card manually, one by one. When i was finished i shut it off. When i turned my camera back on again every one of my pictures were deleted like i had formated it. Is there any way i can get my pictures back? They mean so much to me!

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PICTURES I was on vactiosn took pictures and I don't know what happened ,memory were full I took the memory card from the camara and I i went to Walmart to scan my pictures my pictures were gone , I put the card back to the camara tosee my pictures and asked me to format the card, I didn't do anything I didn't format my pictures because said all imagines will delete. My questions is If I still have my pictures there or are erase, Help please

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After accidently formatting the memory card I took a couple of pictures. Is there anyway to recover my pictures after doing this. I have tried 3 Recovery progrems and nothing has worked so far. Is there anyway the pictures woukd be stored in the camera and cna be recovered that way?

Hi Leena if you already tried recovering them using different programs and still no luck sadly there's no way that you can do to fix that. there's no internal memory for this type of camera for pictures. ... Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital Camera

Memory cards i have two memory cards and neither will work on my computer, it lets me open the files on it but not the dcim files the pictures which i have taken. the pictures that i have added on to the memory card work but not the dcim ones. it just says program but not letting me open the file like if i do not have the right application to open the file. it used to let me open it but not now. one memory card will not let me format it but the other will but the one that has been formatted wont

I do not know how large they are i just cannot open them but i used to be able too thats all i know! and i do not think that i have that RAW thing, could it be a virus? i know my mother in law took the memory care prior to this happening and it worke ... Digital Cameras

Camera message is: memory card requires formatting : I chose the option to format and camera will start formatting then stops and this message pops up:please format memory card or put in new memory card. I changed memory card and same thing happens,I have also tried moving switch on card, This problem started when I used card to transfer pictures to computer.

Try formatting through the computer rather than from within the camera itself. Or, just open the card on the computer, select all, then delete. There's probably a large file in there somewhere that the camera just doesn't have enough ooomphh to move ... Digital Cameras

Format Error I have a SDSC-W55 with a 2GB SanDisk memory card. On a recent vacation, the camera just stopped taking pictures and displayed FORMAT ERROR on the screen. The card was half full and the battery had sufficient charge. I was initially able to display the pictures I took so I stopped using the camera. Now I cannot display any pictures at all. The camera displays the same error. My PC will not recognize the memory card. If I pull the card, the camera and PC works fine with the inter

This kind of problem is called "Format Error" and often happens to memory card or USB flash. \015\012\015\012There are many reasons may lead to this. Like pull out the card without power off or fall the memory card onto the ground, ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W50 Digital Camera

I was trying to change my settings to take better pictures in the dark and I said yes to format. Now I can't see my pictures. Did I erase them all on my memory card, or is there a way to restore them? Please help me.

Formatting deletes everything on the memory card, but you can recover the pics.First take the memory card out of the camera. Pictures that have been deleted are probably still there, but will be overwritten if you take any more pictures o ... Samsung BL103 Digital Camera

Format I was trying to see how much memory was left on my memory card and I think that I accidentally re-fromated the camera. All 350 of my pictures are gone. Is there any way to undo this and get my pics back?????

Dont worry, you can recover photos after you reformat the memory card, you may refer to this memory card recovery guide that helped me beforeRecover ... Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera

So I took the family to Luray Caverns in Virginia last week, and took lots of pictures of my wife and kids in the caverns. As my six year old leaned over the "fried eggs" formation, my Canon A570is beeped. The screen showed the battery was running low, and then the dreaded "memory card error" came up. Are all my pics lost, or is there a way to recover them. I'm using rechargeable batteries, and have not checked the CR1220 internal battery. I'm also using a 4 year old class 2 - 2Gb SD card.

Don't worry, your lost photos that are very precious can be recovered with ease. I would like to introduce you a very good data Recovery software, called tenorshare data recovery which can be used to recover images from SD card and from other storage ... Canon PowerShot A570 IS Digital Camera

Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pictures.

Take the card to a Walmart and insert it into one of their picture kiosk machines. You can print the pictures or even make a CD of them. ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera

We took our 512 mb SD Card out of our camera to download some of the pictures to a digital picture frame. When we return the SD Card to the camera amessage appears "memory card requires formatting. I know that formatting will remove everything from the card so I tried first to download all the pictures to my computor. It shows disk not formatted. We have trid a new SD Card but it to comes up needs to be formatted.

You can either use a separate card reader to download to your computer, or , take the card to a Walmart store and insert the card into a Kodak Picture Kiosk machine and print the pics or make a cd of them. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare CD40 Digital Camera

I bought a memory card for my kodak cx 6330 digital camera. When i put the card it in the camera,it says it need to be formatted, so i press continue, then it says pictures will be erased if formatted and then i press continue again and then it says formatting, for a few seconds and returns to the screen saying the card needs to be formatted. What do I do?! The memory card is a kodak SDHC Memory Card - Mutli Usage

Sorry, but a SDHC card will not work with your camera. Although it looks exactly the same as a standard SD card, the format the card uses is very differnet. Unfortunately your camera was designed before the SDHC format came out. \015\012 ... Kodak CX6330 Digital Camera

I have a brand new PNY Optima SD card I wish to use with my easy share camera. When I insert the card into the camera it says the memory card requires formatting, then continues to say formatting will delete everything on the memory card. It repeats and WILL NOT FORMAT. I cannot even get to the MENU to format the card. I am not concerned about getting pictures OFF the card - the issue is that I cannot format the card to use in the camera. Yet my Kodak manual says I can. Why won't the camera form

Hi Mr\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012\015\0122\015\012O ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera
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