Having problems with your Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera ?

XD card setup

\015 I have an Olympus X-15 digital camera and was using it with an M+ 2GB xD picture card when the display on the screen suddenly showed the message:\015\012\015\012CARD SETUP. Clean the contact area of the card with a dry cloth.\015\012\015\012Under this message was a yellow highlighted 'CLAEN CARD' and below that a dark bar with the word 'FORMAT' written.\015\012\015\012I have tried 2 or 3 times to clean the contact area of the card with a dry cloth, but when inserting the card back into the camera the same display shows. (I have between 500 and 600 pictures on the card and do not want to lose them). I have tried to transfer the pictures onto my computer but the computer displays a request to insert card.\015\012\015\012I have successfully used an alternative M+ 1GB card with no problem.\015\012\015\012Can anyone help me save all my holiday snaps!?\015\012\015\012Thank you in advance Keith\015

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Try to clean contacts with 70% alcohol and q-tip.

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