Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S700 Digital Camera ?
Memory Card Loses Pictures
\015 I take a couple pictures, and try to download them onto the computer but then it says that there are no files to display on the camera, and loses my pictures.\015
I think memory card got imbalanced. Format memory card through camera Menu >> Format option and take pictures.
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