Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare C653 Digital Camera ?

Unrecognized File Format comes on screen instead of picture.

\015 I put my photo card in the computer and drug some of the pictures off the card, now when I have my card in the camera those pictures do not come up on the screen . When i come to one of those pictures it says" .unrecognized file format". If I take the card out of the camera and put it back in the hard drive the pictutes show up on the screen. How do I get them to show on the caed in the camera? Thanks\015

Answers :

Sounds like you're pulling out the card without using the "safely remove hardware" function. This corrupts the card. If your pics are safely on the computer, format the card in the camera to erase it and get it working properly again.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kodak EasyShare C653 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 :

Unrecognized File Format comes on screen instead of picture.


Sounds like you're pulling out the card without using the "safely remove hardware" function. This corrupts the card. If your pics are safely on the computer, format the card in the camera to erase it and get it working properly again. ... Kodak EasyShare C653 Digital Camera

Can a fujifilm A340 digital camera take a memory card of M+2GB?-ive bought one (olympus) and it says card not initailzed once it been turned on -ive tried formatting it and it still comes up with that messege. Also when i do take a picture it doesnt store it and it says write error on the screen. My old memory card was a fujifilm xd 128Mb-do i need to buy this instead and if so who sells them?


You need to update the firmware. It's available her:\012http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/software/firmware/a/fi ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Powershot A590 while downloading pictures from camera to a file on my computer I noticed some pictures I did not want to download and cancelled the download from the computer file. (It said 23 our of nearly 100 pictures would be cancelled. When I went back to my camera the message screen on camera was "No Images". I did not format the disk or take any further pictures. I have been told that my pictures may have been placed in a hidden folder on the disk. If so how can I resto


You should have let the download complete and then delete the pics from their location on your computer. You can try using a separate card reader to see if your pics show up. You can also take the card to a store like Walmart that has a Kodak picture ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera

Missing Pictures I inserted an old memory card into my new Vivicam 5199, now my old pictures have gone missing but not all of them and don't think i've deleted them. I don't think i have formatted my camera which states if i do i will lose all my pictures because i still have some of them. When i viewed my pictures i came across a screen which says 'file format error! Is this anything to do with my missing pitures?


Hi danievo:First, make sure that you never insert another card formatted in another camera to one which is different, even same brands may be different. Doing this can corrupt all the pictures on the card. Just inserting the card in the ... Vivitar ViviCam 5100 Digital Camera

I have never had a problem retrieving pictures from my Olympus Stylus 730, I can open the memory card and drag the pictures to a folder on my computer without a problem. However, I cannot do this with video files. I can't even play them straight from the memory card folder on my computer (Dell PC). I tried opening them with Windows Media Player instead of Quicktime, the format they were in, and it allowed me to hear the audio but with no video. How can I convert these files so that they are read


Please download and install these two programs to the computer, after you have done so, the video should play back normally, and so should all if not most videos that you can find.\015\012\015\012\015\012First, install FFDSHOW video decod ... Olympus Stylus 730 Digital Camera

Memory card error is the message that is coming up on the screen, which means I cannot take any pictures, as the internal memory is full with three pictures. I have tried to format the camera, but the same error message is coming up. I have also tried a new SD card, but it will not clear the error. If anybody can help, It would be much appreciated. Davy from Scotland.


Are you formatting the camera or the memory card? You should do both. Also, make sure of the position of the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Pentax Optio S4i Digital Camera

When i have taken a number of photos i have managed to download them straight to my laptop via the card reader. When i have tried using the same card in the Finepix S5600 camera the wording "card not initialized" comes on the screen. When i have put the card back into the laptop reader, i am asked if i want to format the card and if i do then i will loose all my pictures. This has happened last year and i did loose all of my pictures stored on the card when i formatted it. I dont want this to ha


If you have already downloaded the images to your laptop via the card reader, you shouldn't have to worry about losing the images. But this might be a matter of how your image software is handling the downloads (ie. delete images/reformat after downl ... Digital Cameras

File error???? Hi, when i go to playback, to view the images i have taken, some pictures are displayed, and some aren't there...all i get is a blank screen with a question mark, and then it comes up with file error! What's going on? The pictures are really important to me and would love to know if i can some how retrieve them. Thanks


Try to copy them on a comp and open ..... If does not open most probably they are corrupted..... Backup your memory card and format it ..... to clear future problems ... Samsung Digimax L730 Digital Camera

Kodak Easyshare V803 "unrecognized file format."


Sounds like there is a fault in the SD card.\015\012\015\012Try an alt. card reader and computer.\015\012\015\012Hopefully you will have the chance to retrieve the pics. If not ;(\015\012\015\012Once pics are trans ... Kodak V803 Digital Camera

When I try to review my pictures I've taken , a message pops up saying "unrecognized file format" and won't let me review the pictures !! what do I do to fix this ? please reply as fast as you can ! I'm going on vaca tomorrow and can't take pictures with a broken camera !


Was the card used for any other purpose, as in MP3 audio files? Try formatting it using the setup menu. This will erase EVERYTHING on the card. ... Kodak EasyShare C140 Digital Camera

Deleted a picture, now it says unrecognized file format. How do I remove this?


I have had success with this camera recovery software... Download the program Picture Recovery SoftwareYou have to use a card reader either on your computer or ... Kodak EasyShare C713 Digital Camera

I have a samsung digimax v5-5mega pixels. I have been trying to change the time because we have gone off daylight savings. Now on the screen I have come up with it says format set:ok what does this mean have I lost all the pictures. Have I lost all of my pictures? What can I do?


Hi,Until and Unless you would not Press OK, it would not Format the Memory Card. Whenever you want to Format a Card, you go to Options > Set Up > Format > OK ( On most Models ).In case, you have Punched/Selected OK, i ... Digital Cameras

I took some pictures on my Kodak EasyShare M1033 10MP Digital Camera a while ago but when i went to look at them the screen lit up saying "unrecognizable format". Putting them on my computer, it didnt recognize it either and vetod my attempts to download them. Now looking through the pics on my camera again, all are coming up as "unrecognizable format". What does this even mean? How can I change this? I need videos off of here of a family pet we just put down. Please help!


Insert the memory card in a computer that accepts that type of card (card slot) and see if this other computer can recognize the format. If so, download those files to that computer. ... Kodak EasyShare M1033 Digital Camera

Card lock.? I have a Samsung S630 and everytime i try to take a picture a black screen comes up with card lock. it is reonably new too. It is not coming up due to the slidey thing on the actual memory card. I have tryed to unlock it by formatting it but it says again card lock. What can i do?


Friend dont worry it so simple Insert u r card into card reader and then change its format Up to Fat or Fat 32 Into NTFS and format it if it is formated then it will be ok ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

My Kodak C190 camera sometimes says " Unrecognized File Format " when I take a picture and then I can't get the picture I took back. I don't know what's wrong with it or how to fix it. Can anyone help me?


... Kodak Easyshare C190 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

Memory card needs formatted is displayed on the screen. Deleted the pictures and it still comes up. Tried to take more pictures and the memory card would not hold. Is there something wrong with the camera or the memory card?


I assume you have an SD card. If it's bigger than 2GB then it's actually an SDHC card and will not work in the ZD710.No, there doesn't seem to be anything wrong. The card just needs to be formatted. In any mode press the Menu button. Pres ... Kodak ZD710 Digital Camera

Photos coming out WACKY with BURN LINES on camera like TV filter both on the camera screen and on actual files when viewed on my comptuer... Started to happen all of a sudden and is somehow linked to the camera also REALLY screwing up it's auto light/exposure readings/settings too... tried reseting software, reformatting the sim even? Lots of people list the exact same thing on this page but either nor solutions listed or just come up with the same bogus advertising link instead of an answer...


... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

I have a samsung digimax s500 and its shows a black screen and when i take a picture it comes out as a black picture ... so what should i do? ive reseted and formatted the camera. and it used work good. but nothing im trying isnt working,


Sounds like the shutter is jammed shute - probably marginal repair ... Samsung Digimax S500 Digital Camera

I got some pictures with my new kodak camera and after i wanted to review the pictures, there was a ? that says unrecognized file format and no pictues seems to be anywhere. will you tell me what the problem seems to be. thank you


Unrecognized file format usually means that the image was taken using another camera. \015\012\015\012If this is not the case, you may try a card reader and it may be a faulty memory card. Once you have backed up your images, try to forma ... Digital Cameras

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT1 Problem: Camera is not saving photos Hi, my camera started responding very slugglishly yesterday. I took a few pictures, and some of them wouldn't save. If I tried to switch my camera off, the screen would freeze on the "Saving photos". I checked the SD card on my laptop and those photos were coming up as blanks. I formatted the card and the camera recognises it, but it's still not saving photos. When I try to view the photo I've just taken, the screen goes blank


Are you formatting the card in the camera as you're supposed to? Have you tried going into the menu and finding "reset" and followed the on-screen instructions? Do you have photos on the internal memory? If so, remove your card and format the camera ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS1 / DMC-FT1 Digital Camera

File error when i look at the photos, a blue screen comes up instead and says file error. what does this mean?


It means memory stick is unstable / worn out.\015\012Format memory stick by pressing Menu > format.\015\012If problem is still there, put new memory stick in camera. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

After taking a picture my previous pictures won't come up, a blue screen pops up that says file error


There could be 2 issues here:-1) A problem with you memory card, try re-formatting it or another card to see if its the camera or the card. Please note formatting will erase all data.2) It could be a firmware issue, that would ... Sony Cybershot S650 Digital Camera

I just got a brand new Olympus xD Picture Card (M 2GB) for my Olympus D-390 Camedia Digital Camera. When I turn it on, the 'Card Setup" screen comes up. When I try to format the card, I inevitably end up at a screen that says, " ! Card Error " Help!?!?!?!


The problem is that the largest xD card that your camera can support is a 256mb card without the letters M or H on it. The 1gb and 2gb cards are not compatible. ... Olympus Digital Cameras

I carent get a memory card to work at all. Tried a 2gb and it comes up with ERROR and askes if i wanna format the card, so I formated the card, and it went to picture display screen, took a photo and it came up with ERROR again. I then tried a 4gb card and when I turned on the camera and it just displays vivitar logo permanently. Camera works fine with no memory card in. Vivitar 3750 model thanks for all your help.


These cards is too much for the cam can hold and would cause errors just like u said try 512mb memory card or even less should work good and then clean it up by downloading all on ur pc and re use it i use 128mb even for mine lol,hope that helped ty ... Vivitar ViviCam 3750 Digital Camera

I am unable to upload pictures to Shutterfly. When I attempt to review a picture on the camera I get a message "unrecognized file format".


... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3059 seconds