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Memory card error

Hello, ok I've only had the camera a couple of months. I had not backed up the photos yet from the memory card. I installed my battery after charging and received the memory card error, I then went ahead and took the card out and put it back in and it said there were no images. My question would be what did I do wrong, and how do I prevent this of happening again? Would there be any way of retreiving them from the camera itself would the images been automatically saved on the camera as well??? Thanks for any help..

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Not sure what happened, but the pictures are not on the camera.
If the card was blank when put back, then they are lost.

You should always format the card on the camera once you have downloaded the pictures to the PC. This ensures the camera can read it and it is happy the card is OK. Don't rely on any cards formatted by a PC.

Posted on Feb 10, 2009

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