Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera ?
Camera putting double of each picture on Card
\015 Every picture that I take on my A640 is saved twice on the SD card...so I only end up being able to take 400 pictures instead of 800 (for example) before my card is full. I then have to go thru and manually delete each duplicate image so I can take more pictures if I am away on holidays and can't upload all the images to my computer and completely erase the card. I don't know how to fix this (obviously) and it is getting very frustrating when I am at weddings/events. \015\012Thanks\015
There is a board in your camera that has the SD card port on it. It is most likely at fault and need to be replaced.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
When I put my memory card in my camera it says Err Cf and won't let me take pictures and won't show any of my previous pictures on the card on the screen on the camera. When I put the cf card in my card reader and plug it into my computer, nothing happens. The computer doesn't register the card at all and I tried putting a different memory card in the reader and it worked so it definitely isn't the card reader that is the problem. I don't care if the card is broken but I have a bunch of picture
Hi There.It sounds to me from what you described that the card has gone. Unfortunately , with volatile memory such as flash drives or memory cards a recovery is usually not possible as the chip where the data is stores is destroyed. ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
Gone? I had my memory card in a ready hooked up to my computer. I took several pictures off the card and saved them to my computer. But I left several pictures on the card. I put the card in my camera and got a no image message on my camera. I took the card out put it back in my computer and was able to view the photos. I but it back in my camera and there were still not available. So I went to the menu of my camera and selected the format card button. Now it says my card is empty. Is there anyw
Buy a memorycard reader and stick it in the computer. not by usb cable on the camera\015\012\015\012then\015\012\015\012You might use a program like ontrack easy recovery.\015\012choose data recovery then formatrecovery. ... Canon PowerShot A410 Digital Camera
I just some pictures with my SD card in my Nikon D40X. I've used the card many times, in fact I took some pictures last night and uploaded with no problem. When I was taking pictures today I looked back at them in camera and they were there. After I was done taking the pictures I took the card out of the camera and put it into my SD slot on my laptop, now they are not there. There aren't there when I put it back into the camera either.
When you pulled the card out of your laptop, did you forget to use the "safely remove hardware" function? ... Nikon Coolpix S210 Digital Camera
Card error I borrowed my sistter fujifilm camera and I put the memory card into my computer and the green light stayed on did not blink(also this my fisrt time using this camera) I looked in all my removeable disk on "my computer" and it would not read it and then I pulled out the memory card and put it back into the camera and now "card error" comes up all her 172 frames are lost, I want to know if there is anyway to recover the pictures? And if I format in the camera will that erase the pictur
Yes there are ways to recover your priceless pictures, try memory card recovery softwares, there are many site available in the internet, or you may purchase in store selling digicameras. don't format your card!!!\015\012 Norton may help too! ... Fuji FinePix A205 Digital Camera
Camera putting double of each picture on Card
There is a board in your camera that has the SD card port on it. It is most likely at fault and need to be replaced. ... Canon PowerShot A640 Digital Camera
My camera won't let me take any pictures or look at them. Everytime I turn it on it says memory card error, card locked. i've tried moving the locked switch on the side of the card up and down but that hasn't done anything. and i know it isnt my camera because i put an old memory card in it and it read that memory card just fine. I have pictures on there that i dont want to lose and i tried putting them on my computer but it says i didnt take any pictures..I know i did though because i used it t
It sounds like your media is malfunctioning (controller issue).Our company, LC Technology, is the only Sandisk-appro ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera
I recently bought the camera and was able to take 45 pictures without a memory card. I then put a memory card in from my phone and it allowed me to take pictures. However, once I took the card out and put it back into the camera, it now comes up card locked and can only take 3 pictures without it, even though I've deleted everything off it!
Be sure that the Lock switch on the memory card in your camera is set to unlock. If it is unlocked then try and see if you can reformat the card with the camera. ... Samsung Digital Cameras
Memory card today i took some pictures on my camera and i put my memory card into the computer to upload, but it only uploaded my old ones. so i put the card back into the camera, and my new pictures were gone! but when i took it back out, my old pictures were gone and my new ones were there. any way besides a usb cable to upload my new pictures?
Use a sd memory card reader-no software-plug and play-make sure you don't have 2 folders in camera storing pics in different places-check in menus for folder numbers ... Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera
I took my memory card out of my camera,erased what was on it, add new pictures from my computer,to it,then put the memory card back in to the camera,and hooked the camera up to my television so I could view the pictures. But the card keeps saying "no image" when I start to view. But when I check the memory card on the computer,it's showing that all the pictures are on there. Not sure what to do. I know the memory card works,because I took a picture and it showed up on the television.
Your mistake was in assuming your camera would recognize any information your computer put on the card. It won't because of the difference in the operating systems. To get your card to work properly in your camera again, you will have to format it in ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera
Incompatible jpeg I don't know much about cameras. My daughter was getting this error on her canon so she could not review her pictures. She tried putting her memory card in my canon and we still got the same message. We were able to get the pictures saved by putting the memory card in the computer. Anyways now I keep getting that message on my camera with my own memory card. What could hers have done to mine?? what can i do so i can view them again in my camera without that jpeg incompatible s
Hi thereSave all the pictures to the computer, then format both cards using the menu in the camera, then take a picture and see if it takes them well.Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!!! ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
I have a sony cybershot camera. I put my memory card in the pc to upload photos, I had over 400 photos on the card and only 4 of the recent pictures I had taken came up, the rest had an x on them. I took out the memory card and reinserted it but then nothing would come up at all on the pc. So I put the memory card back in my camera and pressed the view button and it started formatting. I quickley turned off the camera but now when I put in the memory card it says formatting error. Do you thi
First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures\015\012if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a\015\012"write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything\015\012to the card or you risk ... Digital Cameras
Card Error Hello. I am having a problem with my camera reading my card. My card was working fine. I took the card out to have the pics saved onto a disk. When I put my card back in my camera it first said that the card was full but it would not pull up any pictures. So I panicked because I thought I had lost all my pictures and I went back to Target and checked out my card to see if it still had pictures on it. It did....so I saved all the pictures to a cd and I was then going to delete th
Appears to have bent pins ... check the slot.. should be two even rows of pins ... Olympus EVOLT E-500 Digital Camera
I downloaded all the photos off the camera directly from the XD picture card H1GB on to my laptop and then formatted the picture card to delete all the pictures and videos so that we could start fresh with a clear picture card. After putting the card back into the camera (fujifilm finepix f470) it shows an error message: CARD ERROR - and it will not take photos. I have checked that the card is in correctly around the right way ect and everything is correct, I also scanned the card on the lapto
What happened there was that the card could be reformatted in different file system. Most digital cameras has an option to format a card, leave the card inside the camera and check if you could reformat the card using the camera so that the card will ... Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera
Memory Card. My camera is sveral years old but I love it and have not had any problems with it until I took out the memory card which I have never had out and put it into my pc to down load the pictures. I had never done this before so I thought I would try it. Well I was able to download the pictures. I then put it back into the camera it now will not take a picture. It snaps the picture but it then does not process. It acts like it is stuck. I then have to remove the batteries to be able t
Try formatting the card, it maybe has a virus infection. better use another card and format using your camera. or you may try to remove then reinsert the card several times in your camera, this will clean the contact point inside the memory card comp ... Olympus Stylus 710 Digital Camera
I have a fujifilm s1000 fd and i used a card reader to download the pictures from my camera(i specify that i have a SanDisk memory card), because i can't download them using the cable ,it just downloads some pictures and after that an error appears and everything blocks. i have gone used to that but recently i tried to put some pictures and movies that i taken with the camera back on the memory card using the card reader but the camera just doesn't reads them. Can i solve this problem? If not c
Your computer and your camera use different operating systems. If you try to put pics and videos on a card using the computer and then try to play it in your camera, you take the risk of corrupting the card and the camera. Also, if each time you remo ... Fuji FinePix S2000hd Digital Camera
When taking a picture with my Pentax Optic M10, there are suddenly lines across the screen. When I attempt to view the pictures on the computer, the card is not recognized. When I put a new card in the camera, the same thing happens with the picture. When I view the card (both old and new) in another camera, I get a "card error" message. Is the camera hooped?
It's likely something wrong with your camera.You may do the following test:Try to format your card (warning: everything will be wiped) and then take some more pictures.If the problem persists, then you probably need to take it to a ... Pentax Optio M10 Digital Camera
I Have an Olympus FE-340 and twice now I have lost all my pictures off of the memory card. I took the card from the camera to my laptop to view the pictures and when I put it back in the camera I got CARD SETUP Clean card/Format so that was the end of the pictures. The first time I suspected the card so I had it replaced with another new one and it did it again the first time I removed it. This camera is only 35 days old and the store where it was purchased will not take it back. Please reply to
When you remove the card from the computer or printer, you need to safely remove before actually removing the card. usually there is a safely remove icon ... Olympus Digital Cameras
ImageMate USB I took pictures with my camera, and decided to put them on the computer, rearange them, then put them back in my camera in the groups I wanted. However, I put them in my computer, rearanged them, and they ended up not showing up when I put the memory card in my camera! They show up on the computer though with my memory card. How do I put them back in my camera?
Copy and past. If it is corrupt, scan computer and card for virus.Espesialy worm virus. ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera
Incompatible jpeg I don't know much about cameras. My daughter was getting this error on her canon so she could not review her pictures. She tried putting her memory card in my canon and we still got the same message. We were able to get the pictures saved by putting the memory card in the computer. Anyways now I keep getting that message on my camera with my own memory card. What could hers have done to mine??
Did you transfer the pictures back and forth from the camera to computer before you noticed this? If you did that, you would be changing the format that the camera recognizes thus preventing you to review those pictures on your camera again. This is ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera
I need help. I have Fujifilm xd-Picture card M1 GB for my Olympus stylus camera. I have pictures stored in them already and when I tried to download the pictures, it took a very long time to read the card and still it wasn't recognize. And then I tried putting the card back to my camera and it gave a me a card error. It says I have to clean the contact area of the card with dry cloth which I did several times and still giving me the same message (clean the card....). Please help...I am very
Sounds as if somehow the memory card is corrupted. In order to retrieve the images you would need to run some type of image recovery software. You can try a program called zero assumption recovery which will allow you to try and retrieve the images ... Digital Cameras
My camera deleted all of the pictures on my memory card. It was constantly telling me that my ''memory card was full'' when I knew that it was not possible. I messed around a little with the menu, including putting my camera into low level format for the memory card. The next time I turned my canon camera on and pushed the button to review my pictures it claimed ''no images''. There were over 50 pictures on there that were lost. Have you ever heard of such a thing or do you know how I can retrie
Hi,You should not have performed a low level format on the camera with the card still inserted as all the data is wiped from the camera and the SD card and can be a common occurrence.You may be able to recover the pictures from the card b ... Canon Digital Cameras
I have a canon powershot digital elph. I recently got back from a trip and took my SD card and put it into my laptop and viewed the pictures on my computer. Then I copied and pasted the pictures from my trip into my files of pictures on the computer. When I stuck the SD card back into my camera... some of the pictures were fine, and some gave me the message "incompatible JPEG format". I did not alter the pictures until after I took the SD card out of my camera so I'm not sure why this is happeni
... Digital Cameras
I took the CF card out of my Rebel XTi EOS camera to look at the pictures on my computer. When I put the CF card back in the camera I am getting the message "There is a problem with the CF card. Replace the CF card". I put a new CF card in the camera and am getting the same message. What do I do now? Thanks for your assistance.
This is an old posting but I'd like to comment that once the memory card is used in a computer it won't read in the camera again until you format the memory card. Make sure you have all your pictures on the computer before formatting the memory card. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
When I try to use a new card, 4mp or 8 mp, the camera display states "memory card error". My brother tried the cards in his camera and the cards DO work. Also, after downloading pictures to save on my PC, I put the card back into the camera but when I want to view the photo's some of them state "not compatible" so in essence I've lost the picture.
Your camera probably can't cope with SDHC cards, only the lower capacity ones. These tend to be 1GB or below. ... Canon PowerShot SD550 / IXUS 750 Digital Camera
When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!
Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras