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

Hi, i gave the same problem of the cam' asking me (on the blue screen) to either turn the cam' off or format the card, (which will erase al the pic's and i dont want it to happen) on the other hand, i cant use that card on my PC bcs it gives me a message of : "the disk drive F is not formatted, do you want to format now?" and i know its not the PC or the CAM' bcs i tried to insert a differant card into the cam' and it worked with no problems both on the cammera's screen and on the PC, i also ha


Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus i:robe IR-500 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Hi, i gave the same problem of the cam' asking me (on the blue screen) to either turn the cam' off or format the card, (which will erase al the pic's and i dont want it to happen) on the other hand, i cant use that card on my PC bcs it gives me a message of : "the disk drive F is not formatted, do you want to format now?" and i know its not the PC or the CAM' bcs i tried to insert a differant card into the cam' and it worked with no problems both on the cammera's screen and on the PC, i also ha


... Olympus i:robe IR-500 Digital Camera

Didnt realise I furst had to format the memory card for my new Nikon D60. Took lots of photos at the weekend but when I took out the card to download the images there was nothing on it. However I can still view the images in the camera's display screen. I have loaded the disc that came with the camera on to my computer but have not as yet been able to work out how to download the pictures. Bearing in mind the memory card was not formatted I just want to know if I will be able to download


In some cases we have found that if there is a virus on the card and if you try to read it directly on a computer having anti virus activated, the computer shows card as a blank. As the camera software is not effected by the window based virus, it ca ... Nikon Digital Cameras

Card error I borrowed my sistter fujifilm camera and I put the memory card into my computer and the green light stayed on did not blink(also this my fisrt time using this camera) I looked in all my removeable disk on "my computer" and it would not read it and then I pulled out the memory card and put it back into the camera and now "card error" comes up all her 172 frames are lost, I want to know if there is anyway to recover the pictures? And if I format in the camera will that erase the pictur


Yes there are ways to recover your priceless pictures, try memory card recovery softwares, there are many site available in the internet, or you may purchase in store selling digicameras. don't format your card!!!\015\012 Norton may help too! ... Fuji FinePix A205 Digital Camera

FORMATTED DISK For some reason, when I turned my camera on tonight, it was on the screen that asks whether or not you want to format the card. I SAID NO! But then it said BUSY .. I panicked and turned it off, thinking that would stop it. Later, I turned it back on and now 340+ precious pics of my grandson at various stages are gone. I feel sick. Why did this happen and is there any way to recover these? I didn't notice it right away and have taken 4 other pictures (thats why I had the ca


Do not worry, you can follow this digital camera photo recovery guide to get back formatted photos from camera memory cardht ... Olympus Camedia C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

Hi, I just got back from vacation and pulled my Fuji 128mb memory card out of my Olympus Stylus digital 300 camera and put it in my laptop (as I normally would)and the computer is showing that the folders are empty. I pulled the card back out and put it back in the camera and now the camera asks me if I want to power off or format the card. Help! I don't want to format the card because I know that will erase it. I don't know why this happened. Can you help me recover my pictures? Thank you for a


... Olympus Digital Cameras

Format error I have a Samsung digimax A40 camera. I 've just purchased a Lexar 4gb SDHC card. When I've tried to format the card for use, the screen comes up initially with "card error", then a screen to format - yes/no. When I press on yes, it takes a few moments and then comes up with Format Error, and turns itself off. Any suggestions on how to overcome this? We are heading away on holiday soon and wanted a bigger sd card as I currently only have a 256mb card in it. Thanks, Tracey.


I don't believe the camera can handle a card of that size. I believe the camera only supports up to 512MB cards, anything above that is not guaranteed. \015\012\015\012 ... Samsung Digimax A40 Digital Camera

CAM YOU HAVE TO FORMAT THE CARD. HERE'S SOME STEPS TO FORMAT THE CARD: In Playback mode, select the image you want to delete, then press OK to display the Playback menu. Select the Delete option and press OK. In the Delete sub-menu, use the buttons to highlight the option you want, and then press OK.These options include: Format Memory (Card)?Deletes all of the images, video clips, and files from internal memory or the memory card, and then formats the internal memory or memory card. A sc


Great! Thanks.. ... HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera

I bought samsung digital cam L100 but when i started taking more then 4 pictures msg of MEMORY FULL appears on the screen i want to know that is there no any builten memory card inside the camera whats the reason behind it ????


My L100 cant on... n sound beep 3 times..\015\012why?? is that any problem coz of virus or batery ? \015\012-fiznis- ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

When i have taken a number of photos i have managed to download them straight to my laptop via the card reader. When i have tried using the same card in the Finepix S5600 camera the wording "card not initialized" comes on the screen. When i have put the card back into the laptop reader, i am asked if i want to format the card and if i do then i will loose all my pictures. This has happened last year and i did loose all of my pictures stored on the card when i formatted it. I dont want this to ha


If you have already downloaded the images to your laptop via the card reader, you shouldn't have to worry about losing the images. But this might be a matter of how your image software is handling the downloads (ie. delete images/reformat after downl ... Digital Cameras

We took our 512 mb SD Card out of our camera to download some of the pictures to a digital picture frame. When we return the SD Card to the camera amessage appears "memory card requires formatting. I know that formatting will remove everything from the card so I tried first to download all the pictures to my computor. It shows disk not formatted. We have trid a new SD Card but it to comes up needs to be formatted.


You can either use a separate card reader to download to your computer, or , take the card to a Walmart store and insert the card into a Kodak Picture Kiosk machine and print the pics or make a cd of them. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare CD40 Digital Camera

My cam takes the compact flash card. i just bought a new card. after i put it in the cam,the cam wanted to format it, i chose yes then the cam said it couldnt use the card. i bought another card and it did the same thing


Probably a bend, or broken, or 'pushed in' pin in the CF slot. Its a costly Sony Service shop repairIn future get a camera without all those delicate pins! (SD) ... Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Camera

When my memory card ran out of space on my Olympus Digital E 500, I put in a new card. A "card error" message appeared on the screen. This has never happened before. Now neither card works and when I try to download the photos it asks me if I want to format the card. I assume that if I say "yes" and do format it, that it will erase all my photos. Is that correct? So, I am wondering if I could bring my card over to you and have you download it on to a thumb drive so that I can save the photos on


To start with, FixYa is an online only resource. No hands-on services of any kind and no spare parts are supplied, so we cannot do as you ask regarding downloading your data onto a thumb drive, sorry.Regarding your other issues, I suggest ... Digital Cameras

I am using a fujifilm 2GB M xd card. After a photo shoot, when I turned the camera on it said "card not initialized." What can I do? I really do not want to lose these photos, as they were from a shoot and are worth a lot to me. I tested another card out using recovery software and found that if I formatted it from the computer I could recover the photos, but if I formatted it from the camera I could not. I tried formatting my 2 GB disk with the precious photos from the computer, but it did noth


Formatting on the computer or in the camera erases the card. That is not what you want. Use a separate card reader to download the pics (if they still exist) to your computer. If that's successful, then format the card in the camera (not the computer ... Fuji FinePix S6000fd Digital Camera

I am using a fujifilm 2GB M xd card. After a photo shoot, when I turned the camera on it said "card not initialized." What can I do? I really do not want to lose these photos, as they were from a shoot and are worth a lot to me. I tested another card out using recovery software and found that if I formatted it from the computer I could recover the photos, but if I formatted it from the camera I could not. I tried formatting my 2 GB disk with the precious photos from the computer, but it did noth


Hi,You shouldn't be formatting the card at all if your trying to retrieve pictures from it? What recovery programs have you tried on the card? What results have you gotten. In my experience some of the pictures should be recoverable depending o ... Fuji FinePix S6000fd Digital Camera

I just bought a new nexxtech 16gb sdhc memory and everytime i turn on my camera it says the memory needs to be formatted. after choosing "continue" when it says formatting will delete everything it shows then formatting screen then says the memory card needs to be formatted... again. i've gone through this whole song and dance at least 30 times and still nothing. it's a brand new memory card so i don't know what the problem is. help please?


I would check your C663 manual to make sure your camera is capable of reading a 16GB card. Because thats a fairly large drive for such a a legacy camera I would also insert the card in your PC and format it there to make sure it is functional. Mayb ... Kodak EasyShare C663 Digital Camera

SDI card full, keep getting FORMAT message, can't transfer images to computer.Have not pressed FORMAT button. Camera will not let me take fresh pictures - always loads the screen stating POWER OFF or FORMAT. I want to download pictures to my computer but it won't let me. If the card has inadvertently been emptied (FORMATTED?), why won't it let me take new pictures?


... Olympus Camedia C-310 Zoom Digital Camera

Brand-new San Disk 2GB SD card doesn't work. It says card error and I did try formatting it on my computer. What now? I bought two cards but if they don't work with this camera I want to return the second so I really don't want to try it again with the other card.


Take it back to the store and tell him whats wrong with it and he'll you with it:) goodluck... ... Samsung Digimax 4010 Digital Camera

My olympus cann't read my xd card; it only displays "clean card" or "format" on it. notes on screen: clean the terminal of the xD card with the dry cloth. Options are: xD Card Clean Format I dont want to loose my pics. Please help.


Get an inexpensive card reader and use it to download your pics to your computer. Then, format the card in the camera to erase and initialize it. It should work properly then and your pics will be safely stored on your computer.\012 ... Digital Cameras

Card error I've just gotten back from a trip. When I turned my camera on, a Card Setup screen appears and my two choices are Power Off or Format. When I pull out the memory card and put into the memory card reader in my computer, it says that the disk must be formatted before it can be used. Have I really lost all 200+ pics from my trip or is there anything I can do to save them? Any help would be greatly appreciated!


Hi,\015\012\015\012Use a card reader connected to a PC to backup your photos and then reformat the memory card. ... Olympus D-545 Zoom Digital Camera

Olympus FE-210 When turned on with the XD-M type card. the camera comes up with the card set up menu and asks if you want to power off or format the car. if i select format, it asks Y or N if Y then i get a Card Error and a blue screen


Hi!!!!i have the same type of problemmay be your memory card has been corruptedtry to used memory card reader!!!insert the itthen try to format in the computeror replace the memory cardtry t ... Olympus FE-210 Digital Camera

Format I don't know what happened. I introduced my memory card into a laptop to read all the pictures and I couldn't read them. Finally it said tje card needed to be formatted and it doesn't let me try another activity with the camera. It just gives me two options: shut down or format. What happened? I don't want to erase my pictures!


The format of the camera is not compatible to the laptop , i would like to suggest let the picture processor center to down load to rewritable cd and load to laptop.\015\012Insert the memory card to laptop for reformat it by the time to do ... Olympus Camedia C-750 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

My computer (and my husband's)stopped seeing my Nikon D70 camera yesterday.It reads it as a removable disk and asks to format my memory card. I don't want to do that because than I'll loose all the pictures of the portrait session. The card reader doesn't see the memory card,and computer suggests me to format it.But I can view the pictures on my camera nad the Demo version of PhotoResque shows me the existing files when I start recovery, but than recovers only the pictures I already deleted a w


HelloMy\012 apologies if this message finds you long after posting this problem , \012but I am currently working through a backlog of problems that never got \012answered and hopefully this info can still be of use if no ... Nikon D70 Digital Camera with 18-50mm Lens

I have an Olympus c-70 zoom digital cam and when I turn it on there is a blue window on the screen with a "card setup" writing. All what I can choose is "power off" or "format". My problem is that I've just arrived home from Mexico and there are lots of pics on the memory card. I can see them on the screen of my olympics but not able to convert theme onto my pc. How can I solve this problem? Thanks, Janos See less


Hi,You may way want to try and purchase a USB memory card reader. Like this one: ... Digital Cameras

I Have a Casio Exilim Camera. And I Have a Memory Card, and a USB cord. But I Want to use the memory card to upload my pictures. Because when i use the USB cord after i upload them they automatically delete off of my camera. And so i formatted my memory card and i have about 15-20 pictures on there, but everytime i put my memory card in the computer no little box pops up saying anything about the data, as if there was nothing on there, but i know there is because when i tried the card in my gran


Bet your using a 4GB or larger card, and also that your computer is more than a few years old (unlike your grandma's newer machine). If so, the problem is that the card reader on your computer was meant for only standard SD cards (2GB ore less), and ... Casio Exilim EX-V7 Digital Camera

I have a 256MB compactflash memory card for the coolpix 4300 that was bought over 7 years ago. I went to Radio Shack and Walmart looking for another. The salesperson told me that the SandDisk 8GB compactflash memory card would work. I tried it and it doesn't. The screen on the camera reads do you want to format the card. I selected yes, but it doesn't work. Is there anyway I could make the card work. It's the same size and look as the 256MB card.


According your camera specs listed on dpreview.com:\015\012http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/specs/Nikon/nikon_cp4300.asp\015\012 ... Nikon Coolpix 4300 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.3623 seconds