Having problems with your Canon Digital Cameras ?

I have a brand new Patriot GB class 10 sdhc card used it in my brand new Canon T2i after taking shots got card error, turn off the camera and tryed it again....same thing. My computer can not read the card at all. Is there any one who can retrive the photographs at a low cost

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Question...when you first put the new card in the camera, did you format it in the camera? If you didn't, it might have worked briefly but eventually would stop. You could use a card reader to download any pics from the card and then format it in the camera. That should get going again. This reader is great and only $13 at Walmart.\01235a5cbf.jpg
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I have a brand new Patriot GB class 10 sdhc card used it in my brand new Canon T2i after taking shots got card error, turn off the camera and tryed it again....same thing. My computer can not read the card at all. Is there any one who can retrive the photographs at a low cost

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Lens distorded My view is blurred and jagged appearing. When taking the picture anyway, it comes out the same, and but a little hour glass thing comes in view and empties and then it reads card is full, after taking only one picture. What in the world could be causing this. I recently bought a new battery. It is fully charged. I hope I didn't ruin my camera with this off brand battery. Actuall I put the old one in to see if it did the same thing and it does. How ever you can help, I would appre

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My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera

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... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera
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