Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Camera shows half of the pictures and then shows the other half blue and having a "file error"



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Try plugging the camera into the computer and take all the pictures off of it, then unplug it and go into the camera menu. Once there, select "format memory card". WARNING: this will erase all pictures currently on the camera, so be sure to take them off it first.\015\012-G
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