Having problems with your Olympus i:robe IR-500 Digital Camera ?

I took a bunch of pictures and went to put them on my computer, when I inserted the memory stick into the computer it only showed half the pictures on the memory stick, so I put it back in my IR 500 and the pictures were still there, but then suddenly my camera went blank and when I turned it back on my pictures were all gone and when I put the memory stick into my computer it's now showing a bunch of random folders that won't open..These pictures are irreplaceable, please help me figure out how


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Removing the memory stick without using the "safely remove hardware" function is probably the cause cause of your problem. The pics are still there but you need a 3rd party machine to read them. Go to a Walmart and plug the card into one of their picture making machines. You can print the pics or even make a CD of them. Once you have them safely in your possession, format the card in the camera and in the future, don't forget to use the "safely remove hardware" function on your computer.
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