Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

PowerShot A530 It takes digital images and transfers them via the memory card to the computer. The images all remain on the card and the computer. The camera loses some of the images in the middle of the set giving the message: Imcompatible JPEG format. So, on reviewing my pictures, there may be two good images, then five or so clicks over this message (each click representing a 'lost' image) then the later images appear. Help!


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Canon S51S
\015\012Shows JPeg on my screen
\015\012Also the screen is blank now too. (It will show playback pictures)
\015\012Can You help
\015\012ABDM
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PowerShot A530 It takes digital images and transfers them via the memory card to the computer. The images all remain on the card and the computer. The camera loses some of the images in the middle of the set giving the message: Imcompatible JPEG format. So, on reviewing my pictures, there may be two good images, then five or so clicks over this message (each click representing a 'lost' image) then the later images appear. Help!


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