Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix S550 10 Megapixel Digital Camera (Cool Blue) with 5x Optical Zoom + Card Reader + Niko ?

How to protect pictures so they do not get deleted

\015 I am trying to figure out how to protect pictures on my Nikon Coolpix S550 camera so they will stay on my memory card when I delete the rest.\015

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Best way is to only delete them 1 by one. Another is to transfer files (pictures) to your computer delete the ones you don't want, format your card and then put the ones you want to keep on your camera back. You can't delete just a few pictures. I carry 3 memory cards. one just has the pictures I want to show people. I load that card from my computer. The other 2 are like great big rolls of film that let me take lots and lots of pictures without the worry of running out of film. I transfer the pictures I want to show people on my camera to the third one and keep the other 2 erased. Most of my pictures are only on my computer and backed up on DVD's.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Nikon Coolpix S550 10 Megapixel Digital Camera (Cool Blue) with 5x Optical Zoom + Card Reader + Niko

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How to protect pictures so they do not get deleted


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