Having problems with your HP Photosmart R817 Digital Camera ?

Missing pictures I have a HP Photosmart R817 with a 2GB Kingston Elite Pro SD card installed. Twice now most of the pictures that were on the card vanished leaving only a few pictures. Is there a problem with the camera or the SD card?


Answers :

Lets check the SD card first.

Take out the SD card and put it in external card reader connected to computer.

Copy/transfer all the photos from the SD card to computer.

goto My Computer and right-click the 'Removable Disk' (the SD card drive) and click Properties.
click Tools and click Error checking - Check now button
select the option 'automatically fix file-system errors' and click Start button.
if any errors was found and fixed, you can also Format the SD card. And your SD card should not drop photos again.

Now put SD card back in the camera.

Now take 20 test photos and check if something is missing.
if not take 20 more test photos and check if something is missing.
if all is ok then you can delete all test photos and start taking normal photos.
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