Question about Gateway DC-M40 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Memory card fault or camera fault?

Hiya, im wondering if you can help me. ive recently purchased a samsung s1065. the camera works fine and takes pictures great, i had a samsung s1050 before hand so i know how to use it because they are very similar. i bought myself an 8gb sandisk memory card, so that i can store all my pictures i take on my camera on the memory card, that way if my laptop breaks for any reason, i still have them all. i planned to do this with the samsung s1050 but i only had a 1gb memory stick, then the camera broke so i bought the s1065. anyway. i take pictures on it fine, when i plug it into my laptop, to upload the pictures, after i have uploaded them, the pictures disappear and are not shown on my camera for me to scroll through. on my s1050 i never had this problem. after uploading i was always able to scroll through on my camera whenever i wanted to. now i am just wondering could this be because the memory card is faulty or because the camera is? or is there a setting i need to enable or something which will kepp them on the memory card? just so you know, ive tried taking the memory card out and putting it into my laptop by itself and copy and pasting the pictures onto it, it says its pasted but when i put the card back into the camera, still no joy. if you cpuld help it would be of great appreciation, thank you for your time and assistance

Posted by on


1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.


    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Problem Solver:

    An expert who has answered 5 questions.

  • Contributor
  • 10 Answers

When the camera writes the image files to the memory card, it also creates index/information files. Without those files the camera will not display the images.

Check the software you used to upload the images with. There's probably a checkbox or option that tells it to delete the images from the card after uploading them.

Posted on Jan 05, 2009


1 Suggested Answer

  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017


Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%


Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add



Related Questions:

1 Answer

My samsung s1065 camera is saying "card locked "i have not put a code or anything in it so i dont know why its locked an i cannot take any photos or anything

Remove the SD memory card from the camera. Look for the lock switch on the memory card and slide it away from the "lock" position. Re-insert the SD card and all should be well.

SD stands for Secure Digital and was one of the first memory cards to have a physical security lock to protect your data.

Oct 05, 2009 | Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

1 Answer

My camera is a samsung s1065 and it will not read my memory card. There is no photos on the camera's memory or the SD card's memory because i uploaded them to my computer using a "all in one" USB stick...

If the images were "copied" the original images will still be on the disc. Try formatting the memory stick and see if this clears up your situation. If not, write back with specifics.

Jul 08, 2009 | Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Memory card error samsung s1065

when you view pics it is best to download them to a temp file if you don't want them easy to delete. once the cam views them .

Apr 04, 2017 | Cameras

1 Answer

Hp photosmart that keeps saying card locked when inserted

Write Protection: There is a tab on the memory card so you will you need to remove it from the camera and change the position of this tab to "unlock" it.

Mar 17, 2009 | HP Photosmart M447 Digital Camera - Silver...

1 Answer

Samsung s830 SDHC Problem?? Camera Dies!!

emm... I have got an 2 gb SD memorycard for mine to and it wont work. Read on several places that the camera can only handle 1 gb memory card... Dont know if that's true thou.

Feb 16, 2009 | Samsung S830 Digital Camera

1 Answer

I have a samsung s1065 and I wonder if you could let me know..

One thing to consider when dragging photos to a memory card for viewing on digital camera, is which folder you are putting them in.

On my sony cyber shot, when I hook it up to remove pictures, I open the memory drive in MY COMPUTER, and are faced with two folders.
I ended up having to click into each one to find where the actual photos were, and there were multiple folders within the original folders.

I guess it is just the way the camera organizes the memory card.
Anyway, if your experience is similar to mine, and you haven't already done so, I would click down to the exact same folder in the memory card where you find pictures you take with the camera.
Drag your computer photos there, and see if they appear.

Hope that helps.

Dec 30, 2008 | Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

1 Answer


I had thesame problem when I bought my s1065, until I opened the battery compartment & found I had no memory card in, I went to Argus & bought one for £19 50p & now I can take as many photos as I like.

Dec 20, 2008 | Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

1 Answer

SanDisk Memory Card

Fixya does not sell, and has not sold, equipment of any kind. Your query would be best directed to the actual company from which you purchased this item. The problem is actually that when your batteries 'died', it will have corrupted the card, so there is no fault with the card itself. Look on-line for data recovery software.

May 10, 2017 | Cameras

1 Answer

My memory card seems to of blocked, what do I do now? The camera is a samsung S1065.

the memory card has a lock on the side (a little switch), which should be in the right position. It works like the protection on a diskette. It probably came in the lock position when you took it out of the camara.

Oct 01, 2008 | Cameras

Not finding what you are looking for?
Gateway DC-M40 Digital Camera Logo

327 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Gateway Cameras Experts


Level 3 Expert

3289 Answers

mohamed salim shaikh
mohamed salim shaikh

Level 2 Expert

321 Answers

micky dee

Level 3 Expert

2983 Answers

Are you a Gateway Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides