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Olympus 2G xd M card with pictures - error message "clean card" or format

\015 Just got Olympus SP-570 UZ camera and Olympus 2G M xd card. Taken 250 pict. Only possible to download 135 in computer xd slot - then error messages, something wrong with files. Could still see files on start explore menu. Tried to download one by one of the rest- not possible. Put xd card in camera - now message "clean card with dry cloth" or format, chose clean card and the camera shut down.. I tried numerous times to clean- no luck. Then tried putting the xd card back in computer or in card reader at HP printer or in camera with it connected to the computer.. Message not formatted card. Tried to download Paretologic program - but it only sees C,D,E drive not the card. I really need the pictures. Any help appreciated. Thanks\015

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Just had the same issue today. The Olympus Helpdesk told me that the fact I had printed one of the picture from the Xd card in directly inserting the card in the printer slot for Xd created the problem....
\015\012The guy from the Helpdesk strongly recommended to transfer the pictures from the camera to the computer exclusively using the USB cable of the camera.
\015\012In the end I have saved all my 505 pictures in using the Smart Recovery from PC Inspector but why the hell this problem only happens with Xd cards?
I had the same problem as annejako. I was able to recover all my jpgs by downloading ZAR 8.3. Fortunately i only had 2 movies and they weren't important. Here is the link for the software. http://www.z-a-recovery.com/demo-ir.htm.
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