Having problems with your Panasonic Digital Cameras ?
l have a 16gb Panasonic SD card with all my USA pics and camera footage,when l try to view the pics a prompt comes up asking if l would like to format the card.
Is there any way of retrieving the files off the SD card??
YES THERE IS, BUT IT TAKES SPECIAL CARE AND SPECIAL SOFTWARE. MAINLY, DO NOT FORMAT THE CARD!! THIS WILL ESTROY THE MEDIA ON THE CARD. CONTACT A GOOD CAMERA SHOP OR COMPUTER REPAIR SHOP AND TELL THEM YOUR PROBLEM AND THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO HELP YOU RECOVER YOUR PICTURES! FOR SAFETY SAKE, THINK ABOUT USING SMALLER CARDS AND WRITE PROTECT THEM AND ROTATE THEM WHEN ON TRIPS, THAT WAY YOU DON'T HAVE ALL YOUR PICTURES ON ONE CARD. OR YOU MIGHT THINK ABOUT USING A LAPTOP TO DOWNLOAD PICTURES TO AND THAT WAY YOU DON'T RISK LOSING PICTURES WITH CARD FAILURES. YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO RECOVER THESE PICTURES, EVEN IF IT TAKES YOU JUST A FEW CALLS. HOPE THIS HELPS! IF YOU NEED MORE HELP,REPLY TO ARCLIGHT1217. IF THIS IS HELPFUL,PLEASE RATE! THANKS!
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Hi Guys, l have a 16gb Panasonic SD card with all my USA pics and camera footage,when l try to view the pics a prompt comes up asking if l would like to format the card. Is there any way of retrieving the files off the SD card??
YES THERE IS, BUT IT TAKES SPECIAL CARE AND SPECIAL SOFTWARE. MAINLY, DO NOT FORMAT THE CARD!! THIS WILL ESTROY THE MEDIA ON THE CARD. CONTACT A GOOD CAMERA SHOP OR COMPUTER REPAIR SHOP AND TELL THEM YOUR PROBLEM AND THEY SHOULD BE ABLE TO HELP YOU R ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
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Are you saying there is no entry for "copy" in the menu? ... Kodak EasyShare LS743 Digital Camera
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