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Memory card says it needs to be formatted but i have pics on it and I need them..please help I will be waiting!

\015 Ok i have a Nikon coolpix s210 digital camera. Today i took out the memory card and tried to upload the pics onto my laptop like i usually do..but it wasnt reading the card (it has done this many times, i put it in and the computer beeps to let me know something was attached but nothing pops up and when i go to my computer to open the 'removable' disc folder or whatever its called there is no option for that, it usually takes me numerous times to put in and take out the sd card before the computer actually reads it and lets me open it) so i tried it a few times and it still wasnt working..i took out the sd card and i slid the little gray swith on the card up and down and put it back in and it says the card is not formatted and it needs to be formatted..i put it into the camera and it says the same thing. PLEASE HELP i cannot lose all the pictures on my sd card...how can i possibly get them on my computer before i format the sd card? it wont even let me look at the pics or anything..i tried to upload the pics through the usb cord from my camera but it says there are no pictures or files..please please please help me i will be sitting here waiting for a response, and i will greatly appreciate it..thank you!!!!\015

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I had the same problem with my 4Gb card that has 750 photos on it. I tried doing different things, however, it did not work. At last I took the card out and blew on its chips, gave it a good shake and put it back. Then, the miracle happened. It could read all my photos. I guess there was some dust that had accumulated on the chips at the back of the card. Hope it can help you, too.
Dont worry, you can try to recover the files from memory card which says needs to format, take a look at this guide that helped me before
Recover data from asks to formatted memory card
hope this helps.
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