Having problems with your Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera ?

Everytime ive been turning my camera on today, it keeps telling meto clean the contact area of the card. i keep doing this i keep getting the same message


Answers :

Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Olympus Stylus 770 SW 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 :

Everytime ive been turning my camera on today, it keeps telling meto clean the contact area of the card. i keep doing this i keep getting the same message


... Olympus Stylus 770 SW Digital Camera

Keep getting clean the contact area of the card message, even after cleaning card...need to use camera...what to do?


The camera is not reading the card correctly, so it's giving that message. The fingers of the card and the contacts of the card inside the camera need to be cleaned, as a first step. You can use a qtip and alcohol to clean the fingers inside the ... Olympus Stylus 840 Digital Camera

Hello, I have Olympus FE-330 digital camera. Few weeks back i am using my camera, suddenly when i was taking a picture, i saw a message on screen, it was PLEASE CLEAN THE CONTACT AREA OF THE CARD. I did what it said, after that i tried, but it was showing me the same message till today. I have important pics on the card, so i want to get back those pictures. I request you to suggest me a solution for this. Till now i have not formatted my card. Thank you


The best quick fix for this is to take the memory card out of the camera and read it with a card reader attached to your computer. That won't fix the camera problem but you will get your pictures. Once you have the pictures safe, you can try formatti ... Olympus Digital Cameras

My brand new camera has an error message that says ''Card Setup - clean the contact area of the card with a dry cloth''. I did that and still get the same error message.


Put another card in camera to confirm either is it card problem or card slot in camera problem.Try this card is another camera, if available around you for card confirmation.This will help you narrow down problem and if card is bad, buy a ... Olympus FE-230 Digital Camera

Every time I try to load my Olympus xD-Picture Card into my Olympus FE-330 camera I get a message telling me to ''Clean the contact area of the card with a dry cloth.'' Of course I try this and nothing changes. I am about ready to throw it against the wall.


The card could be nice and clean, it will be awkward but have you tried cleaning the card contacts inside the camera? ... Olympus FE-330 Digital Camera

I need help. I have Fujifilm xd-Picture card M1 GB for my Olympus stylus camera. I have pictures stored in them already and when I tried to download the pictures, it took a very long time to read the card and still it wasn't recognize. And then I tried putting the card back to my camera and it gave a me a card error. It says I have to clean the contact area of the card with dry cloth which I did several times and still giving me the same message (clean the card....). Please help...I am very


Sounds as if somehow the memory card is corrupted. In order to retrieve the images you would need to run some type of image recovery software. You can try a program called zero assumption recovery which will allow you to try and retrieve the images ... Digital Cameras

Card error I get "Card error" when I insert the card. I bought a new one and get the same message. I tried cleaning the contacts . no luck. What is next?


This is using the xD card? M or H? These cards may not be compatible as they use newer technology. Get the firmware upgrade and follow instructions to the T. Here is the instructions: http://dl01.olympus-imaging.com/ww/pb/amend/fwup_c740c ... Olympus Camedia C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera

Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.


Hi wait a moment pls your request is been proceeding.. ... Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ18 Digital Camera

I keep getting error 99. I've cleaned the sensors with a new eraser; I've changed the battery and changed the memory card. If I take out the battery and put it back in, I can take a picture. If I pause for about 30 seconds between picture, I get the error message again and then have to take the battery out and put it back in again.


Hello:\015\012\015\012Here is what Canon said :To isolate the cause of the issue, we suggest that you do the following:1. Turn off the camera.2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.3. Allow the ... Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS / 1000D IS Digital Camera

My Nikon D80 keeps giving "err" messages. It will fire, but nothing will read to card. i've tried changing cards, taking out battery, cleaning contacts...etc.. but no improvement


Most likely it is the lens contacts or the aperture control unit or mirror box unit. Have you tried changing lenses? Unfortunately you have already tried most everything. This is a fairly common problem and would need to be serviced by nikon. It has ... Nikon Digital Cameras

When I turn on the camera it takes a bit longer than usual to boot up, but when it does I get an error message "Err CF". I have swapped memory cards, installed a fully charged battery and cleaned the lens contacts, but to no avail. Can you help with this problem? Regards, Donald.


The next step would be to look into the memory card slot. You will need a small light to look down into it but you want to see the pins that mate to the CF card. It is likely that one or more of them are bent or damaged. If they are, you can check ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

When the camera powers up the error message is: clean contact area of the memory card


... Olympus FE-26 Digital Camera

In my camara when i start message shows ''clean the contact area of the card with a dry cloth''


Having gone over a month with no response, I assume this is no longer a problem. ... Olympus FE-25 Digital Camera

Incompatible jpeg I don't know much about cameras. My daughter was getting this error on her canon so she could not review her pictures. She tried putting her memory card in my canon and we still got the same message. We were able to get the pictures saved by putting the memory card in the computer. Anyways now I keep getting that message on my camera with my own memory card. What could hers have done to mine?? what can i do so i can view them again in my camera without that jpeg incompatible s


Hi thereSave all the pictures to the computer, then format both cards using the menu in the camera, then take a picture and see if it takes them well.Good luck and thanks for using Fixya!!!! ... Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Camera

Incompatible jpeg I don't know much about cameras. My daughter was getting this error on her canon so she could not review her pictures. She tried putting her memory card in my canon and we still got the same message. We were able to get the pictures saved by putting the memory card in the computer. Anyways now I keep getting that message on my camera with my own memory card. What could hers have done to mine??


Did you transfer the pictures back and forth from the camera to computer before you noticed this? If you did that, you would be changing the format that the camera recognizes thus preventing you to review those pictures on your camera again. This is ... Canon PowerShot SD750 / IXUS 75 Digital Camera

I keep getting a message that my memory card needs formatting. My internal memory is full. I have a Lexar multi-use 4GB SDHC card. I have no idea how to format it. I have tried everything in the "Set up" but continue to get the message and nothing is saved on the card. HELP!


Hello,you are on the safer side,all you need to do is just to visit the settings on your camera and go to memory card manager to format the memory card,if that is done you can now transfer datas into the memory card,but if the problem persist after t ... Digital Cameras

When i turn camera on it says clean the contact area of the card


There is a possibility of, your card is may be corrupted or virus infected..... Try by formatting the card and scan through good antivirus..... If problem persist then, Sorry you have to replace the card..... ... Olympus FE 45 gold Digital Camera

Brand new camera keep getting message "card error" can you tell me why i keep getting this message


Two possible reasons:\0121. The card needs to be formatted in the camera to work.\0122. The card may be to large a capacity for this model camera. For example, if the camera can use up to a 2GB card and you try to use an SDHC 8GB card, you will get " ... Vivitar ViviCam X029 Digital Camera

I keep getting a memory card error for my Canon Powershot SX20. I tried a 4 and an 8 GB card and keep getting error message. Also made sure the lock was off. Any ideas? It's a brand new camera. Thanks.


Have you tried wiping your memory cards completely? The formatting may have gotten messed up somehow so the camera can't recognize them. I would also check the contacts on both the camera and the cards to make sure they are free of dust. It could als ... Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Digital Camera

My Kodak C913 camera keeps telling me that the memory card is protected and to reset switch on memory card. This happens with a brand new 1 GB card, or on the 4 GB cards I have. (I have tried different cards and its always the same message that pops up) No matter how many times I reset the lock, I still get the message. I love the camera but have only had it a few months and its driving me crazy.


The switch should be in the unlocked position...is that where you have it? ... Kodak EasyShare C913 Digital Camera

I have a fuji finepix A340 and I just got an Olympus xd M+2GB card for it, but I keep getting the "card not initialized" message on the screen. Reading the blogs, one person said to move the tab on the card. There is no tab on the card to move, at least not mine. Is this a compatable card? How do I get it to work?


"card not initialized" means you need to format the card in the camera before it will work. ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

Error message my nikon D -80 is flahing an error message. When i try to take a photograph i hear it cycle, but nothing is taken. The automatic focus does not work. I think i might have turned the camera off by accident while it was writing a photo to my card *sighs* I have tried removing the battery, a new card, remove and replace the lens, remove lens and clean contact, and talking very sweetly to the camrea. Nothing worked and the same messages is displayed when i turn the camera on. Any advic


This may be due to the aperture ring in your lens. Try the following:\015\012\015\0121. Turn off your camera\015\0122. Move the aperture ring clockwise then lock\015\0123. Turn on your camera and try again.\015\012 ... Nikon D80 Digital Camera with 18-135mm Lens

Message appears: MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK THE CARD I tried my 3 cards (that also work fine in my other machines) in the LZ3 too. Computers can read them; LZ3 won't accept them since 2 hours. Cleaned all contacts, put new batteries in - same message.


... Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ3 Digital Camera

Just bought a new 2GB memory card for my Fuji A340. Keep getting message 'Card Not Initialized'. Tried to format card to no avail. Gone through all troubleshooting solutions, tried to call Fuji support (cannot get through despite holding for over an hour). Out of ideas what to do next. Please help. Many thanks. Sarah


Sounds a bit like my problem with my Olympus 2gb XD card. Finally finished up half way round the world for an answear;I suggest you see if there are worldwide options for info. Post your problem and see what happens, I finally got my solution from Eu ... Digital Cameras

Card locked how do i get my camera to unlock my flash card, I keep getting this message when i take a picture, "card locked!"


There is a little slide switch on the side of the memory card. Good luck! ... Samsung Digimax D53 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: 0.2907 seconds