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A second SD card has now corrupted !

has anyone else found that the S2 IS corrupts it's cards. Under "normal" use.
My Dad (in-law) is now on his second card and that has corrupted !
We have tried formatting in the Camera before use and haven't pulled the card out whilst the camera is switched on, but this is a second card and it starting to get very frustrating.
Pls Help !

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  • onebigcog Oct 08, 2008


    not sure on the first one.

    The second was a "samsung" from e-bay.

    I have now bought him a Sandisk 2gb from morrisons for £5 .. ! yes, just £5 !

    We will try (re)formatting a bit more frequently and see how it goes.




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What brand cards are you using. I've had a Sandisc 2 ultra II in mine nor for about a year and never had a problem. before that had a 1gb Kingston and again no problems. after every download I always format the card to start it freash so i'm always using that same part of the card.

If you don't format often i'd do so. You don't need to do a low level every time, i do mine about every 10th downlaod

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