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VuMe photo ball when plugged ask me to format the drive?

\015 When I plug in the USB cord Vista immediately tells me I need to format the drive? I cannot figure out nor find out how to even get my pics in the photo viewer. Help Please\015

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VuMe photo ball when plugged ask me to format the drive?


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