Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera ?

Needs to be formatted???

\015 This camera drives me crazy!! I had a ton of pictures on my card - just took pics to days ago and it worked fine - today when I turned it on it says that it is not formatted and I will lose everything if I format. UGH! Help!!\015

Answers :

DOWNLOAD "IMAGE RESCUE 3".
\015\012
\015\012GOOGLE IMAGE RESCUE 3 ,WHEN IT SAYS,RUN OR SAVE,
\015\012SAVE IT IN MY DOCUMENTS, CLICK ON IT TO LOAD PROGRAM ON
\015\012COMPUTER.USE CARD-READER, PUT CARD IN WHEN ITS PLUGGED INTO COMPUTER.
\015\012RUN IMAGE RESCUE 3 YOU SHOULD SEE WHERE TO SCAN
\015\012FOR IMAGES.
\015\012ALWAYS FORMAT CARD AFTER IMAGES HAVE BEEN REMOVED
\015\012DO THIS IN CAMERA NOT CARD-READER.
\015\012BURN IMAGE RESCUE 3 TO DISC YOU ALWAYS HAVE PROGRAM.
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