Having problems with your Olympus FE-240 Digital Camera ?

Card problem When I turn my camera on, I am promted to either format my XD or turn the power off. When I tried to format it the camera said that there is a card error and it stops working. When I tried to download the pictures using the Olympus Master software, it said the device wasn't ready. So, I can't take pictures and I can't dowload and free up my card. What should I do?


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I haven't had this problem with a Cannon card but it may be the same solution.
\015\012Take your card to a card reader, Walgreens, Target, or even your own printer or computer may have a card reader. If you can, view the photos get copies. Then see if a camera there can do what you cannot. Places like Best Buy have people there paid not by commission that love to help out to keep from having to look busy. If it's the card. Camera's aren't the best computers and formatting disks are not their specialty. It could be, the camera failed on one attempt and its program does not know how to deal with the failure. Computers on the otherhand like formatting memory and if they encounter a problem the isolate it and write arround it so it isn't a problem in the future.
\015\012Immagine you are writing a letter and their is a hole in the paper. So you stop writing and skip over the hole starting on the other side right? No problem when your reading it back you skip over the hole and keep on reading. You camera doesen't know where to go when it gets to the hole. It just knows the hole is an error. [email protected]
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