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I hit Format in error and lost 200 -300 pictures I had just taken on holiday. I have tried the program Memory Card Recovery, but couldn't assign the camera to a lettered disk as required. The card couldn't be read on my computer either. The screen then indicated that the card was 'locked' whatever that means, and that there was 'a memory card error'. I hope you can help me.
Power Shot A570 IS
I am afraid all is lost since FORMAT was used. That will erase all photos permanently
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I hit Format in error and lost 200 -300 pictures I had just taken on holiday. I have tried the program Memory Card Recovery, but couldn't assign the camera to a lettered disk as required. The card couldn't be read on my computer either. The screen then indicated that the card was 'locked' whatever that means, and that there was 'a memory card error'. I hope you can help me. Thanks Power Shot A570 IS
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Will not read memory cards comes up with memory card error card locked. When i put memory card into computer or another camera the card is read without any bother , so memory cards are ok.
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