Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z650 Digital Camera ?

How do I get pics off of kodak SD card that reads needs formating

\015 I have great pics on this card but it reads needs formating on both my camera and computer. Is there anyway to get the pics off of the card. When it asks for it to be formatted it says you will lose and info on the card. My other cards work so it is a card problem.\015

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I haven't used this particular camera but I'm sure it works in a similar fashion to my hp. There should be a setting in the camera allowing it to act as a 'hard drive' and therefore bypassing the SD card altogether to retrieve your pictures. On my camera, it's listed under 'USB Configuration'. It gives a choice of 'Digital Camera' or 'Disk Drive', choose disk drive. You'll of course need to connect your camera directly to your computer via a USB cable, but your pictures should be stored in the camera as well as the SD card. If this doesn't work I would contact the camera's manufacturer as they might have suggestions.

As far as formating the SD card, yes you would lose everything on it and it's probably no good anymore anyway. I would just replace the card so you don't risk losing any future pictures. Always
remember to keep your camera and cards away from any magnets (ie:cell phones, speakers, etc.) because they can erase stored information. Good luck!
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