Having problems with your Olympus FE-310 Digital Camera ?

Whenever i turn on my camera its says "Clean Contact area of the card with a dry cloth" I ve done that everything you could think of. It gives you to options Clean Card or Format. I have done both and neither had worked


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Hello, I had the same problem and resolved it using the following program, which you can download from softonic ( is free ) :

http://pc-inspector-smart-recovery.softonic.com/

Is easy to use, you connect your card to de pc (with a pc reader or the camera ), select the card's folder,the file type (jpg) and destination folder for recovering the pictures and finally press init. After that the program will detect that the card is broken and will ask you to do an intensive inspection, answer yes and you'll begin to see your pictures into the destination folder. The process take a time, but is satisfactory.

There is more programs to do his as "card recovery", but no free





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