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Camera is not getting on - after fell in sea water

\015 Hi my camera accidently fell in the beach.Even though it was inside the cover and inside the sea water just for few sec, it is not getting switched on. I had tried removing the mositure by removing the battery and memory and keeping in sunlight for few hours.Still no luck. \015\012\015\012my camera fell into the seawater a few days ago when i was on holidays. it was an Olympus FE-320. I've tried inserting the SD card into the computer to retrieve the pictures. what happened was that the PC can recognize it but when i double clicked on the icon of the SD card it says 'please insert a disk into drive F' and doesn't read it. I wonder if cleaning it with alcohol/isopropyl alcohol like with a camera will save the card and the pictures in it?\015

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As long as the xD card was not formatted it is possible to recover the images that were accidently erased or unable to be downloaded to computer. You can go to the following website link and download an image recovery software program that is free of charge.
http://www.z-a-recovery.com/
You want to download a program called Zero Assumption Recovery. It is a very simple program to use and people have had much success in recovering lost images.
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