Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?
I have Olympus FE-330 digital camera. Few weeks back i am using my camera, suddenly when i was taking a picture, i saw a message on screen, it was PLEASE CLEAN THE CONTACT AREA OF THE CARD. I did what it said, after that i tried, but it was showing me the same message till today. I have important pics on the card, so i want to get back those pictures. I request you to suggest me a solution for this. Till now i have not formatted my card.
The best quick fix for this is to take the memory card out of the camera and read it with a card reader attached to your computer. That won't fix the camera problem but you will get your pictures. Once you have the pictures safe, you can try formatting the card (which will delete everything on it), but it sounds to me like there is an issue with the connections in the card slot.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus Digital Cameras
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Hello, I have Olympus FE-330 digital camera. Few weeks back i am using my camera, suddenly when i was taking a picture, i saw a message on screen, it was PLEASE CLEAN THE CONTACT AREA OF THE CARD. I did what it said, after that i tried, but it was showing me the same message till today. I have important pics on the card, so i want to get back those pictures. I request you to suggest me a solution for this. Till now i have not formatted my card. Thank you
The best quick fix for this is to take the memory card out of the camera and read it with a card reader attached to your computer. That won't fix the camera problem but you will get your pictures. Once you have the pictures safe, you can try formatti ... Olympus Digital Cameras
Card error i have the fuji camera and i used it last night an di went to pront off my pics and they were gone and no one toched my camera is there a protection thing on my camera cause i really want my camera pics back they are of my kids way back to las summer please if yiu know the answer get back to me
There is recovery software available , most of the time it costs some money but does the trick very well just google photorecovery and XD * (*= replace this for the correct card type) and read the reviews most of the time you need a cartreader but t ... Fuji FinePix E500 Digital Camera
Memory card i used wallmart site to download pics, with the usb, when i was done turned the camera back on, the message i get says memory card is protected, reset switch on memory card, i have done this several times and it is still there.i can not remove it or take pics, but i can get into the review option. help.
There is a catch inside the camera that is possibly out of whack. You need to make sure the camera itself is not moving the security slider on the memory card. This would be due to puting the card in wrong or just from wear on the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera
Memory card I love my Gateway DC-T50 but the card fills up too quickly.I have a Kodak SD 256 MB memory card and want to get a bigger one.So I went and got a 2 GB and installed it , the camera screen said This card cannot be used. I took it back to the store and the clerk said it was probably too big because I have an older camera. So I exchanged it for a 1GB and it shows the same error message. My question is; what is the biggest memory card this camera can use? I have misplaced my manual, or I
Try a 512mb because your camera could be older then the 1 and 2gb memory cards can handle...or depending on where you are..you could take it to Best buy and they could tell you...hope it helped =) ... Gateway DC-T50 Digital Camera
I am having the same problem with a brand new Fuji FinePix Digital Ca mera. I took about 1000 pictures looked at them on my computer and then when I was done and put the card back into the camera I got the card not initialized message and now all my pics have dissapeared and no one can get them back, Is there a problem with these cameras? Not very happy that I lost all my families Disney Vacation pictures!
Hi,\015\012\015\012I don't think the problem is on your firewire since it still charge your camera. I suspect your camera driver get fail. Please re move and reinstall the driver on your computer and get them paired again.\015\012\015\012 ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera
Have had this camera ages and all was ok till i got a 4gb sd card. I get the message" card error" i sent the card back and got a replacement but the same happens, is this sd card too big for this camera?
Technically it's not an SD card. SD cards go up to 2GB, larger cards are actually SDHC cards. And yes, it is too big. You'll have to stay with cards 2GB and smaller. ... Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera
My memory card is asking to be formatted. I've only had my camera about a month and decided yesterday to download my pictures. I took the card out and then put it back in the camera because I wasn't able to download right then and I get the message -format the card. I don't want to lose all my pictures
Take the card to a Walmart and insert it into one of their picture kiosks. You can print your pics or make a CD of them. Then, format your card in your camera. ... Digital Cameras
Hi, I have been reliably informed that I can copy the pix from my LS743 internal memory to my memory card in order to view them via my pc. The guy in the camera shop told me that when I put the card back in my camera I would get a prompt as to whether I wanted to copy the pics over. Of course, I have no prompt... Can you help please? I have looked through the menus but apart from formatting option for internal memory or memory card there seems to be no mention of either! Thanks very much for any
Are you saying there is no entry for "copy" in the menu? ... Kodak EasyShare LS743 Digital Camera
Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???
Hey flowernthe,\015\012 The error message “card cannot be read" means there was and error when the camera tried to access the memory card. To fix this you should make sure you are using the right kind of memory ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera
8GB CENTON SDHC memory card - class 4 - worked okay first day. Removed card to transfer pics to computer. Did fine. When inserted card back in camera JVC-PICSIO GC-FM2BU, got "Memory Card Error" message. Could not reformat. Still okay incomputer, so reformatted in computer. Back in camera, got same message. Tried in other cameras - got same error message. FYI, card is NOT locked!
Sounds like you forgot to use the "safely remove hardware" when you removed the card from the computer. Also, never format a card in a computer and then expect it to work in a camera. You can try to format it a few more times in the camera but if not ... Digital Cameras
I took the CF card out of my Rebel XTi EOS camera to look at the pictures on my computer. When I put the CF card back in the camera I am getting the message "There is a problem with the CF card. Replace the CF card". I put a new CF card in the camera and am getting the same message. What do I do now? Thanks for your assistance.
This is an old posting but I'd like to comment that once the memory card is used in a computer it won't read in the camera again until you format the memory card. Make sure you have all your pictures on the computer before formatting the memory card. ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera
I had taken many pics in Florida in the last several days with my camera and then 2 days ago, I tried using the camera and I am getting the message "Card Not Intitialized". The camera was kept in its case and did not get wet. Does this mean I have lost all of my photos on the card? Is there a way to correct this ???? The camera is a Fuji FinePix A360 digital camera. The card is a Fujifilm XD-Picture Card, 1GB. Thanks for any help you can offer. JW
Get yourself a card reader and use it to download the pics from the card. Then, format the card in the camera. This reader is $13 at Walmart.\012 ... Fuji FinePix A360 Digital Camera
My camera is showing protected card in the face and wont let me take pics. I took the card out to download pics on my computer by inserting the card and once i put it back into the camera this protected card message came on and wont let me do anything with the camera now
The\015\012normal answer to this problem is to start talking about the 'lock'\015\012slider on the side of the memory card. However, your problem must be\015\012different because your camera uses the xD-Picture card... and it has no\015\012such ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera
I have a fujifilm a235 and have tried 3 SD cards in the camera, the camera says card error to everyone of the cards. I have formatted all the cards in the camera, and the cards work ok in a different camera but cant get the camera to work. This has happened quite a few times with the camera, has spells of working ok and then either has message, card error or read error. I sent the camera back to yourselves last year for this problem and it was returned that no fault was found. The camera did
... FUJIFILM Finepix A235 Digital Camera
Pentax A10 Have a three month Pentax A10 digial camera, with no previous problems. It now cannot read the SD memory card and won't take pics when the memory card is in the camera. This memory card will work in other cameras. Able to take a photo when the memory card is out of camera. Tried a different memory card - same problem. This happened after I took the card in to Walgreens to get some prints made. Can taking the card out of the camera and putting it back in damage the part of the camera t
Try another card in your camera but check the inside the card holder that you have not got a damaged connector in there. and format the card with the camera and not on pc. Hope that help you.jam ... Pentax Optio A10 Digital Camera
I have a canon rebel xsi. I took some family photos for a friend. We looked at the pics on my camera after taking them. when I inserted the sd card into my computer, it said it needed to be formatted. When I inserted the card back into my camera, thinking I could just download them with the USB cord, the camera read "cannot create folder" Is there anyway I can get these pics off the card?
Hi,Yes, there are some card recovery programs out there...you can do a search for them and easily find many.\015\012Here is a tip that I wrote about how you might be able to recover things from a memory card or camera ... Digital Cameras
I have a Canon EOS 350D SLR (calle the EOS Digital Rebel XT in the States) that has been used daily for two years without a problem, up to now... When I switch on it gives the message "CF Err". I have removed the 2Gb CF card and it reads perfectly in a dedicated card reader. Having backed up the pics on my PC I then tried to format the card in the camera but got the message "Err 99". I then formatted the card in the PCs card reader/writer but the camera still wont accept it. I have just tried a
Turn the camera off and remove the lens and then re fit the lens and switch back on. Also cleaned the lens contacts. \015\012Err 99" includes memory card, lens contacts , battery contacts, in fact just about anywhere.\015\012\015\01 ... Canon Digital Cameras
99 error, CF memory card was removed to download pix. put CF card back in camera, but now get error message. removed battery and card several times, including replacing with another card. still get same message. never had a problem until now.
Err 99 could mean several different things, such as... Memory Card, Lens or Lens contacts.... \015\012\015\012Here's what you can try:\015\012 ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera
Just purchased Nikon S570 less than a week ago. After taking 10 or so pics today while out on a hike, the camera locked up saying it could not read the card. It would not allow me to take anymore pics. It would not allow downloading of pics off the card either as it locked up my computer when I tried to download the pics. Also, the camera has locked up while I was trying to set menu options several times over the last couple of days. I have simply turned it off and then back on again to get it w
I simply returned the camera to Best Buy and asked for another one after describing the problems I had with it. I have not had any issues with the replacement camera.... ... Nikon COOLPIX S570 Digital Camera
Card Error I was taking pics with my Casio Exilim EX-277 and suddenly got a "Card Error". I have pictures on the card I don't want to lose but I can't get them off the camera. I connect the camera to my computer and am told there is an error with the pics. Can I save the pictures that are on the card?? Please help.
Firstly don't use the card, don't try and take any further pictures.\015\012If you don't have a card reader, buy one, there under $20 and make the job of downloading so much quicker.\015\012 ... Casio EXILIM ZOOM EX-Z60 Digital Camera
I have a Sanyo VPC-E760 digital camera that I bought used from a friend. Yesterday, I stupidly forgot to put the memory card back in the camera before I left for my son's first field trip. Now I have 12 pictures on the internal memory and cannot figure out how to get them onto my card-which is now back in the camera. I think I still have the old cords from my Kodak Easy Share camera that I lost, but I don't want to try them if that won't work. On my old Kodak, there was a setting where I could t
First ..choose a picture that ya know that is on the internal memory ..and see if it has options ...it usually has....there you will find option for move ..or transfer ..or so ...if it doesn't have ..you got to fins a suitable data cable ...and use t ... Sanyo VPC-E760 Digital Camera
Lost Pics I was uploading my pics onto my computer from my Sony Cyber-shot. For some reason, all of the pictures were uploaded on to my computer however ALL my pictures have been deleted from the memory on the camera. I did not want this. I still wanted to be able to view them on my camera. Is there anything I can do to recover them or get them back on my camera?
Memory card error is common problems in various sd cards and cf cards. I took a closer look at my little SD memory card. It has a sliding lock on it to protect data. Check to see if the card works when you slide that lock up or down. Read more about ... Sony Cybershot DSC-T200 Digital Camera
I was able to download pictures using a SHG 18 in 1 Reader/Writer. But then when I put the card Dx 1 Mb back in the camera and turned it on, I get the message "Card not initialized" but I can't format it in camera and I can't format it when I put it back in the reader. I'm a novice who was given this camera for Christmas. I could be doing something wrong that is simple to fix.
The message is trying to tell you that you need to format the card. The\015\012owners manual will have "how to format" information for your camera.If you cannot format the card it could be the card or the camera. The only way to know for ... Digital Cameras
HELP hi !!!!!!! i have a olympus digi cam . i tried transferring some pictures from the memory card into my laptop.the card was not completely read. i tried it once again but this time none of of the pic were to be seen.now when i on the camera it asks for card set up , that is to format the card. finally i tried pic recovery where allmost all the pic were shown to be corrupt. these pic are really very important for me . can u help me in any way to get back my pictures. kindly help me out . they
There are several programs that will try to recover the data from your camera, or from a memory card. But most of them cost you about $65 to buy the software... Luckily for you though, I have found some FREE software ;-) & ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera
JUST USED MY CANON 950IS FOR THE FIRST TIME USING A SANDISK ULTRA II SDHC 4GB CARD. DOWNLOADED FIRST PICTURES ONTO LAPTOP USING THE MICROMATE WHICH CAME WITH MEMORY CARD. WHEN I'VE PUT THE CARD BACK IN THE CAMERA, A MESSAGE COMES UP ON SOME OF THE IMAGES 'INCOMPATIBLE JPEG'! THE IMAGES ARE STILL THERE ON THE CARD BUT THE CAMERA DOES NOT SEEM TO WANT TO READ AOME OF THEM. IS THIS A CARD OR CAMERA PROBLE ??
Sounds like a card problem. Did you format the card in the camera when you first got it? If not, recommend formatting it using the camera. Look for the format option in the camera's menus. Note that this will also erase all images from the card, ... Canon Digital Cameras