Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My Olympus FE-290 hit the floor I can't get an image when I turn it on. I was able to put the pictures that were on the card onto the computer. When I came to the spot that I dropped it the next pictures(?) were just a black square on the computer. About 4 or 5 of them that I had tried to take a picture after it dropped. I can't get the last picture taken either. Jenny


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My Olympus FE-290 hit the floor I can't get an image when I turn it on. I was able to put the pictures that were on the card onto the computer. When I came to the spot that I dropped it the next pictures(?) were just a black square on the computer. About 4 or 5 of them that I had tried to take a picture after it dropped. I can't get the last picture taken either. Jenny


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Camera takes pictures, i can review pictures on camera - but when I try to download, it freezes and the computer cant communicate with the camera - i cannot get the pictures off the camera/CF card - I have tried the typical - take out battery, take out CF card...any other ideas or solutions?


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