Question about HP PhotoSmart M627 Digital Camera
Got engaged whilst on hols and took around 300 pics, 150 of which have easily uploaded onto my laptop. Unfrotunately, the remaining 150 I get the above message. To give you a bit of background whilst taking them it seems sporadic and temperamental, I might be able to view 2 then not the next 3, view the next 6 but not the next 8.
Followed the HP website solution; tired uploading to different PC, putting the memory card directly into my scanner but still can't access these 150 photos. Called them just now after they didn't respond to my email request for support and although empathetic, have been told there is nothing that they can do. I shall be seeking a better replacement of course but does anyone know of ANY way I can get these emotionally important pics back?
SOURCE: Memory Card locked
There is a difference between delete and format.
Use the camera controls/menu options to FORMAT the card.
The only thing that would interfere with this is if you accidentally moved the switch position on the card to locked position. Check that to make sure that did not happen by mistake.
Posted on Jun 12, 2008
SOURCE: My SD Card whiped?
First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a "write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything to the card or you risk causing more problems.
You can either plug in you camera to the PC as it should appear as a “Removable Drive” or put the card in a card reader attached to your PC.
Next, if you are comfortable with using a PC then you can download a FREE utility that will recover your photos from the following link:
If you need something a little more "user friendly" then you will need to buy the software. If you search the web for photo recovery software you will find many.
One I have used successfully is RescuePro that used to be bundled with some Sandisk products. Now you can get it from the link below:
You can try the demo to see what you can recover before buying.
Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back to the card until you can recover your pictures to your PC safely!
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Posted on Sep 01, 2008
Try switching the USB settings on the camera from digital camera to disc mode. You should be able to copy the pictures and videos from windows explorer.
Posted on Jan 05, 2009
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