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File error an error occurred while the image was playing back

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  • alleyncali Feb 10, 2008

    How can you get access to your pictures once the file error is there. It would let me download all the pictures before the error, but all the ones after, nothing will happen. Is it the memory stick or the camera? I also have the 2GB pro duo memory stick. Please help, I would hate to loose these pictures.

  • ericamylove Apr 09, 2008

    When I take a picture on the camera, you see the picture once it is taken, but if you want to play it back, a blue screen comes up and you get a file error message come up. This is the same message that comes up when I tried to load the pictures up on my laptop, it gave a message like, file size is larger than 10MB when it is actually on 1.91MB or round about there. I saved the pictures onto my laptop, even the ones that you are unable to view. I formatted my memory card in the camera, and now when i take pictures i can view them both on the camera and the computer, but i want to know what caused this problem.

  • hanoidan Oct 14, 2008

    I get this all the time - about one in every 20 shots. You see the picture for a second, then the screen goes blue and you get a file error message. Surely someone at Sony sees all these messages and can do something?

  • softailgrl98 Mar 25, 2009

    Hi...an Yes ...i have the same problem! When i take a pic its great..when i try playback i ge this same blue screen that says file error???? what can i do to resolve this issue, it is really frustrating when u take pictures and cannot retrieve them! thanks , LIsa

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I was having the same problem with my 4GB memory stick pro duo, when i took more than 50 pictures with my camera (dsc-w90) i would get the blue screen with the file error message. I'm guessing you bought the memory stick on ebay right? I bought mines there and it turns out it's a fake one. If you also bought it there then you most likely have a fake memory stick because I found out that most of the memory sticks sold on ebay are fake, to help you figure out if you have a fake one or not check out this guide or google fake memory stick pro duo. http://reviews.ebay.com/FAKE-Sony-Memory-Stick-Pro-Duo-MagicGate-Cards-Exposed_W0QQugidZ10000000001236041

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Hi my self Amit Arora India.
I am faceing the same problem when i take picture at that time no File error is there and at time of access it list file error.i am useing 2GB memory stick pro duo.i love to take pictures but this massage spoil my mood. please send a solution of this on factage@yahoo.com
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Try another memory stick as it seems memory stick problem.

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SOURCE: I cannot play back images in my Sony cyber shot camera.

Please provide more information.

1. Does it have that error all the time and is unable to play back ANY images? Or does it say that for only some images?

It sounds like a corrupt memory card affecting one or more images that are not in the correct format for the camera to read it.

2. Did something lead up to this condition?
For example did anything happen to the camera? Was it dropped, got wet? or someone was messing with the memory card taking it in/out/in/out while the left sitting around?

Here are some potential solutions.
Sorry it's not a really short solution but there are several things that can cause this.

1. Re-seat the memory stick. So remove it and put it back in.
It should go in smoothly and all the way. See if it works then.

2. Try a different memory stick, take a photo or two and see if it plays back.

3. Erase the offending file.
A File Error can be caused by taking a photo with really low batteries and the camera shuts off halfway through saving the photo generating a corrupt file.

It often won't get over that on it's own so you have to use a computer to erase the offending file.

3. Fix corrupt card by reformatting it.
You could use a USB flash card reader (or connect the camera via USB) and retrieve your photo's to the computer so you have them. Then reformat the card and it's often OK again at that point.
If the problem comes back it's probably a faulty card.

Other causes:
A File Error can also be caused by loaning out the memory card and someone put it in a different camera for a while. Then when you get it back it can't read the new files on it. In that case use a computer to remove the extra files or backup your files and reformat the card.

Use the camera to format the card because Sony likes to do things their own way and they don't play well with others (with regard to compatability of batteries, memory cards, cables,,,etc) Their products don't fit or work with other company's products.

One Last check you could do is use a memory card reader (or the camera via USB if it mounts the card as a drive letter) and run a full Windows CheckDIsk on the card, to test it for errors.



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I cannot play back images in my Sony cyber shot camera.


Please provide more information.

1. Does it have that error all the time and is unable to play back ANY images? Or does it say that for only some images?

It sounds like a corrupt memory card affecting one or more images that are not in the correct format for the camera to read it.

2. Did something lead up to this condition?
For example did anything happen to the camera? Was it dropped, got wet? or someone was messing with the memory card taking it in/out/in/out while the left sitting around?

Here are some potential solutions.
Sorry it's not a really short solution but there are several things that can cause this.

1. Re-seat the memory stick. So remove it and put it back in.
It should go in smoothly and all the way. See if it works then.

2. Try a different memory stick, take a photo or two and see if it plays back.

3. Erase the offending file.
A File Error can be caused by taking a photo with really low batteries and the camera shuts off halfway through saving the photo generating a corrupt file.

It often won't get over that on it's own so you have to use a computer to erase the offending file.

3. Fix corrupt card by reformatting it.
You could use a USB flash card reader (or connect the camera via USB) and retrieve your photo's to the computer so you have them. Then reformat the card and it's often OK again at that point.
If the problem comes back it's probably a faulty card.

Other causes:
A File Error can also be caused by loaning out the memory card and someone put it in a different camera for a while. Then when you get it back it can't read the new files on it. In that case use a computer to remove the extra files or backup your files and reformat the card.

Use the camera to format the card because Sony likes to do things their own way and they don't play well with others (with regard to compatability of batteries, memory cards, cables,,,etc) Their products don't fit or work with other company's products.

One Last check you could do is use a memory card reader (or the camera via USB if it mounts the card as a drive letter) and run a full Windows CheckDIsk on the card, to test it for errors.



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3. If the error appears while printing,
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specific application, or a specific file. If
all other computers, applications, or files
can print without the error, then the
problem may be only within one print job
or computer. Make sure the computer
has the most current printer drivers, or
use a generic printer driver.
4. Go to www.hp.com/support/LJP3005.
Click Download Drivers and
Software. Check for the latest firmware
image version at the bottom of the page.
If this firmware image is newer than the
one installed on the device and the
device can receive a firmware update,
download the newer firmware upgrade.
5. Try printing a job from a different
software program. If the job prints, go
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a different file. If the message appears
only with a certain software program or
print job, contact the software vendor for
assistance.
6. If the message persists, contact
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