Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera ?
My camera says "read error" when trying to view pics
\015 When I took a picture with my Fujifilm Finepix J10 camera, I tried to view it, and it said "read error" and then went to the main screen that says Fujifilm. Then after about 30 seconds the screen would go black, but the lens would stay out. The only time the lens would move after that would be when I would take out the battery pack then press the on button, but the lens would go in then out again, and stay out. Now it's been about 5 days since it first broke, and the lens finally went in, but now it just won't turn on at all! I have no idea what's wrong!Plus the battery pack is fully charged!\015
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My camera says "read error" when trying to view pics
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Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pic
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Remove the battery and re insert again from the camera... ... Digital Cameras
Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pictures.
Take the card to a Walmart and insert it into one of their picture kiosk machines. You can print the pictures or even make a CD of them. ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
I am trying to download pictures from my camera and although the pictures are there and I can view them on the camera when i connect to the pc i can see the photos in the folder but when i try to open them it says error reading file via microsoft photo editor
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The photo was not recognize when you took itthats way it would say read error. no way to retrieve thos pics...sorry.. ... Fuji FinePix A400 Digital Camera
My Sony DSC S40 Digital Camera is giving problem. I purchased the camera on Sept 2005. Lately i am getting format error. Whenever I click photos I am not able to get my half of the photos. When I try to connect the PC and transfer the pics, message displays file is corrupted and when i disconnet the cam and try viewing it on the camera then format error. My valuable pics have been lost. Please help !!!
When you disconnect from the computer, do you use the "safely remove hardware" icon at the bottom right of your screen or do you just yank out the cord? When you yank, most of the time you will corrupt the card and even the camera. You can try to dow ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera
I tried to film on my camera but it keeps saying card error. now i can not see any of my pics or videos. it wont let me take pics or films either. when i turn on my camera it keeps saying crad error. before this happend it was saying the memory was full so i deleted some videos but now this has happened.
Buy a card reader and use it to download to your computer. Then, insert the card back in the camera, go into the menu and scroll to "format"...follow the on-screen instructions. ... Digital Cameras
Camera will turn on. It will show stored pics, but the screen is black when trying to take pic (tho it has info on it- like how many pics I have left on memory card). If I take a pic, then it's all black. Sometimes it makes funny noises and often it will say "camera has detected an error and is shutting down. Please restart." And then the number 32. Just bought camera less than two weeks ago. Now out of country. Trying to take pics of trip. Help!
Hi there,Try to reset the camera to its Default Settings.Please let me know how this goes. ... Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera
Err CF Recharged battery. Took 5 pics with camera. Turned off camera. Short while later turned on camera, it would take no more pics. Err CF is flashing on menu. Tried to view pics... says there is no image. Tried a different empty CF disk. Then Full CF is flashing on menu. Cannot take any pics. Please HELP! Cathy
TRy and reformat the CF card through the camera. Youll lose the pics for sure but you cant see them anyway. You can also check for bent pins in the CF slot. Sometimes if you shut down the camera in mid write to the card, itll mess up the cards FAT (f ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
When I turn my camera on I can view my pictures but when I try to download them to the computer I get an error that says "Either the source is unavailable or the destination is full or read only." How do I download the photos?
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Communication error I was in process of downloading pics from my camera to the computer and had to put in a different memory disk into the computer. I have downloaded pics from this dis disk before but now all I get ia a message that says "Communication error" on the camera screen. the battery has a full charge, i have tried taking it out and putting it back in, removed the battery and put it back in. I even tried a brand new cable!! Any one can help!!! thanks kim
Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or conne ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera
Says read error when i try to view pictures - Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
Take a look inside your camera's CF card slot. I suspect that you may have a bent pin in there. If so, remove batteries and card. Use a small/skinny jeweler's flat screwdriver to bend the pin back as close as possible. The jeweler's screwdrivers that ... Canon PowerShot A85 Digital Camera
My Kodak EasyShare C142 keeps telling me that it cannot read the 2G memory card. I have had the same memory card since I bought the camera new 2 months ago I just took pics with it 2 days ago and when I powered it up today it is giving me an error saying that the memory card in "unreadable". I tried another card and the same thing. I checked the cards by putting them in a memory stick and both cards work fine. Can you please let me know if there is anything I can do to fix it? Thanks! Brad
My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera
O.O what?! i have a Vista computer and it says to put in the disk that came with the camera (im trying to download the pics). i put it in but it says it incurred and error while trying to download it. is it just the camera? cuz it does this with other things too. will i ever be able to download the pics and how if i can?
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My DMC-LC1 says "Memory Card Read Error" when in picture recording mode and "No Memory Card" when in View mode. I have tried different memory cards and still the same message. Help. The camera is useless in this mode. Does anybody know how to remedy this?
? Try reformatting card. Lower volume first.(?) ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC1 Digital Camera
My daughter has an olypus FE 115 but unable to find the manual. I have downloaded some recent photo's to a flash drive for her, but when she tries to now view the photo's from the camera it says picture error, I did not delete the photo's from the camera. When I connect to my computer and view what is on the card reader they are still there, so why can she not view them direct from the camera now and what does the error message mean?
Maybe the image format is not supported by the camera, try converting the images in .jpg or .jpeg format. ... Olympus FE-115 Digital Camera
I have a R707 HP Photosmart 5.1 MP 24xzoom digital camera. I just put a new memory card in the camera and took pics of my son's field trip now when I try to view the pics, the camera says the card is unreadable, then says the card has the wrong format. When I press OK to format the card, it says unable to format. What is wrong?
I have the same camera took it from my dad because he had that problem. I think it was due to too much heat. It was always keeped in the car. I just take the SD card and plug it in and out untill ... Digital Cameras
Hi.....i am havimng a problem with my memory card PNY Optima SDHC 8 gb class 4......i have been using it in my sony camera....its was working fine at the start but recently after when i inserted the memory card in my camera it say "system error" or "error formating memory card".....i tried other memory cards in my camera and it worked..so i thought to formating my card using my camera usb cable but when i inserted the cable to my pc it says your disk is in read only format and make sure its ch
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Just purchased Nikon S570 less than a week ago. After taking 10 or so pics today while out on a hike, the camera locked up saying it could not read the card. It would not allow me to take anymore pics. It would not allow downloading of pics off the card either as it locked up my computer when I tried to download the pics. Also, the camera has locked up while I was trying to set menu options several times over the last couple of days. I have simply turned it off and then back on again to get it w
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Hi there. i have a canon ixus 30 camera. i brought a brand new 4gb memory card for it. when i put it in the camera it says 'memory card error'. i read somewhere that formatting it helps but when i tried to format it on the camera it doesnt work because the format word is blacked out. i also tried formatting the card on my computer. it formatted it but when i put it back in the camera it still came up with the same error message. what can i do to fix this so i can take pictures etc??????
Many people are unaware that the newer SDHC format cannot be used with most older cameras. Your camera was manufactured well before the SDHC format came out. I'm sorry, but there's no way that a 4GB SDHC card will work with your camera, it just doe ... Canon PowerShot SD200 / IXUS 30 Digital Camera
I have a fujifilm a235 and have tried 3 SD cards in the camera, the camera says card error to everyone of the cards. I have formatted all the cards in the camera, and the cards work ok in a different camera but cant get the camera to work. This has happened quite a few times with the camera, has spells of working ok and then either has message, card error or read error. I sent the camera back to yourselves last year for this problem and it was returned that no fault was found. The camera did
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I bought this camera at wal mart and there should be some kind of support foit with paying for it but im going to try this window but before i do i have some thing to say if i have to pay for support for this problem witch really isnt a problem with the camera i need to place a pic on a web site but a error report come back to say the pic is biger than 256 ?? so is there a way for me as a user to make it smaller and if you want me to pay for this heres want i was going to say i will not pay for
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