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Please help Hi, Can you please help? My Nikon 4200 coolpix camera will not respond. Every time I turn it on, it registers a message 'This card cannot be used'. I have exactly the same memory card as when I bought it and I have downloaded pictures before. Please help as I have my sisters wedding photos on there from a few months back and really wish to download them and carry on using the camera. Kind regards Ruthie xx

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Hi Ruthie, dont get tense,there are so many data recovery software available on net, just download it and recover your sister's wedding photo. but i think you did not format your memory card regularly,that's why it happened. so dont forget to format regularly after recover your photos. good luck...

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