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I have a 256MB SD memory card (SanDisk). The case has split and my camera and my computer cannot read the card. Is there anything I can do? My Samsung L201 Camera and other cameras cannot read the my SanDisk Memory Card (256 MB). It all started when the memory card went full and I changed it and used a 2 GB SanDisk instead. When I put it in my camera again, the card cannot be read. It asked if I wanted to format it but my files would be deleted. I put it in my laptop and the laptop cannot read it at all. It doesnt respond when I click the drive. I tried recovery programs but they cant find the drive either. What shall I do?!?! I need those pics!! :((

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Try to check your memory card with at least 5 different computers. if they have card readers much better. memory cards have to be given at least 8MB for processing. It may have been used up even the space for processing. If haven't save the files before you kept it. It was really damaged. It needs to be formatted to make it function. There could be other reason why your memory card couldn't be detected. I'll just tell you next solution if you have tried this one. For now just do my suggestions for confirmation coz your pc has no support format for your memory card.
Please rate this solution for me to check any update.

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jonags

Posted on Nov 30, 2008

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    Jonathan Agawin Nov 30, 2008

    Try to check your memory card with at least 5 different computers. if they have card readers much better. memory cards have to be given at least 8MB for processing. It may have been used up even the space for processing. If haven't save the files before you kept it. It was really damaged. It needs to be formatted to make it function. There could be other reason why your memory card couldn't be detected. I'll just tell you next solution if you have tried this one. For now just do my suggestions for confirmation coz your pc has no support format for your memory card.
    Please rate this solution for me to check any update.

    Thanks....

    jonags

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