Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

Why does file error on blue screen appear on my dsc-s40 in place of photos?


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Why does file error on blue screen appear on my dsc-s40 in place of photos?


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File error Hi After taking about 20 photos, I went back to view them & the last 6 had disappeared showing only a blue screen & file error on the display. I then took another picture which was there for the 2 second delay, then when I went to view it, it had disappeared. I took 2 more photos today & both are currently still there when I view, however, 1 has shrunk to a tiny square in the middle of the display! When I copied them to my pc, the photos that disappeared show no preview available, bu


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File error when i look at the photos, a blue screen comes up instead and says file error. what does this mean?


It means memory stick is unstable / worn out.\015\012Format memory stick by pressing Menu > format.\015\012If problem is still there, put new memory stick in camera. ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

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My Sony DSC S40 Digital Camera is giving problem. I purchased the camera on Sept 2005. Lately i am getting format error. Whenever I click photos I am not able to get my half of the photos. When I try to connect the PC and transfer the pics, message displays file is corrupted and when i disconnet the cam and try viewing it on the camera then format error. My valuable pics have been lost. Please help !!!


When you disconnect from the computer, do you use the "safely remove hardware" icon at the bottom right of your screen or do you just yank out the cord? When you yank, most of the time you will corrupt the card and even the camera. You can try to dow ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

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My screen displays blue screen and 'file error', it then seems to delete the photos as I cant find them.


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When I try to view the photos taken I get a blue screen on most of them with 'file error' shown on screen. How do I overcome this?


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I have a Sony DSC-S950 Cyber-shot. I opened some pictures in the computer using PhotoShop to view and rotate pictures. After I rotate pictures and I resaved them back to the memory stick card, I can't view them on the camera. I only see a blue screen with File error on it. However, I still can see and reopen these pictures through the computer. Can I still print these pictures from the memory card? How can I restore back these picture files? I want to view them on my camera. Please help.


Hello,\015\012You have changed probably the format of your pictures.\015\012Please check the files on your computer. Be sure that they have saved as original name and JPEG format. Not as other picture formats. ... Sony Digital Cameras

I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-W170 which I am extremely happy with however, on some photo's I take 'File Error' appears. These photo's are not useable. This seems to happening more and more frequently. Is there a problem with the Camera. I've had it approx 3 months.


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Replaced batteries, then eight photo's later memory card error appeared on screen. Removed card and was advised that nothing was coming up when placed in machine. Have i lost all the photo's on this memory card.


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My sony dsc-s730 camera comes up with file error and a blue screen when i look back at some pictures taken, i keep losing really good pics to it how do i fix this?


Format memory card and check, if problem exist then replace memory card in camera.Note: Format will delete all photo data on memory card so copy photo files before format. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S730 Digital Camera

Photos will not store in either camera or memory card the words file error appears on the screen


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The file error appears on the LCD screen after taking a picture. the LCd background then turn blue.


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File Error My Sony Cyber-Shot is showing "File Error" on my camera and I can't seem to upload the 4-5 pictures that are on my camera. The rest seem to all read "File Error" on a blue screen. When the pictures were first taken, we had no problem looking through them on the camera and then all of a sudden ths "File Error" showed up and when we went to upload the pictures, nothing loads. Is there anyway I can get those pictures? My Sony Cyber-Shot is showing "File Error" on my camera and I can't s


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File Error My Sony Cyber-Shot is showing "File Error" on my camera and I can't seem to upload the 4-5 pictures that are on my camera. The rest seem to all read "File Error" on a blue screen. When the pictures were first taken, we had no problem looking through them on the camera and then all of a sudden ths "File Error" showed up and when we went to upload the pictures, nothing loads. Is there anyway I can get those pictures?


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When i take a photo the screen shows white and when i switch to veiw the photo it is also white ,but i have a clear screen when vidio or veiwing to take a photo,i tried hiting the logo and that didnt work My Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 still takes pictures, but I can only get a white light screen and can only take pictures through the view fnder. I took 80 pictures in Malta including three videos and they all came out fine, but I couldn't see them on the screen.


Your lcd is done. sony does a flat rate repair. usually its not economical to fix. new sonys start around 150 ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

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File Error My camera seems to be taking the pictures just fine but when i go to view them some pictures take a long time to load onto the screen and then they go to a blue screen where it says "file error" i dont know what it is.


File error means it cant read the file or the file is corrupt, i would try a new memory card or format the one you have. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H9 Digital Camera
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