Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

My camera has a new memory card in it, but my camera has pictures in it from my daug. taking pic. with it, but did not realize there was no memory card in it, now my camera only takes about 20 pic. and the new card i have in the camera is not taking photos nor can i down load them on to my computer. PLEASE HELP!!!


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You didn't tell me what camera make or model but as a rule you can not download pictures from the internal memory. What needs to be done is check make sure the memory card I'm going to assume is an SD card is in the unlock position. I'll give you a generic diagram so you can see what it is I'm talking about. Then the memory card needs to be formatted not delete, it needs to be formatted to the camera so the camera and the card can communicate between each other. Once that is down then you should be able to go into the set up menu and transfer the internal memory pictures to the memory card. Some cameras this has to be done one at a time others will have an "all" feature make sure your camera has sufficient battery because this could take a few minutes (2 or 3) depending on how large the internal memory is and how many pictures. If the process is interrupted because of battery failure then well, that's not good because you could loose all the pictures and the camera programing may become corrupt. Just make sure the batteries are full charge and you are good to go. Some cameras have an optional AC adapter to plug into wall power Okay back to the download once the pictures are on the memory card they can be downloaded to the computer in your usual manner. Okay once that is done reformat the memory card and you are good to go with a fresh memory card. The camera will automatically use the memory card when installed and formatted to the camera.
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Hope this was a help Robert in Canada
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