Having problems with your Kodak ZD710 Digital Camera ?

While taking pictures this weekend my wife got a memory card needs formtting message. If you format the memory card you lose all the pics. Not sure what to do...



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This sometimes appears if you forget to use the "safely remove hardware" function when you disconnect the camera or card from the computer. Use a separate card reader to download the pictures and then format the card in the camera.
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