I asked someone to take picture for me and he must have pushed some combination of buttons and now the camera freezes all action when I press any button after turning on. I can unfreeze only by opening and closing the battery door to re-start.
Puzzling thing is that the camera works perfectly when I take out the SD memory card and take picture with the built-in 32MB memory. I tried the following: re-formatting the card, inserted another SD card, connected to the computer and erased and copied files form the built-in memory, also newyly charged Ni-MH and Energizer alkaline batteries but no improvement. I can go into Setup mode and reformat the card but when I press Reset-All the screen will freeze.
Is there a "Hard boot" or hardware reset that I can try on this Nikon Coolpix 3200 camera?
Hi, i had a problem with my camera where i put in memory card and it said 'out of memory' i took the card out turned on camera went to set up mode and found one that said 'rest to factory defaults' pressed that and then put card in and all ok, might be worth a try :-)
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ALTERNATE WAY TO TRANSFER PHOTOS AND VIDEOS TO A COMPUTER If your photos and videos are stored on the memory card, then remove the memory card from the camera and insert it into an USB memory card reader. Connect this USB memory card reader and memory card into the USB port of your working computer. Your computer will see this as an USB Mass Storage Device or an external storage device; you can then open the folder on the memory card and copy the photos and to your computer. Memory card reader is a handy device and is inexpensive. You can copy photos from other cameras and you can also download photos off your memory card to someone else's computer without the need of installing any programs.
Required: Samsung D53 Camera Memory Card (Clean with no pictures on it!) Fresh batteries
Optional: Computer Memory card reader on your computer
Problem: You have several (or more) photos that were taken with no memory card inserted into the camera, and they have been stored on the camera's internal memory. You have no USB cord to get the pictures off your camera.
Solution: I don't know if this is in the manual (as this is a used camera I purchased with no manual or USB cord). In my frustration, I accidentally found out how to get my photos off the internal memory and onto my computer's hard drive.
Here are the steps I followed:
1. Ensure fresh batteries are inserted into your camera. You might lose data or get corrupted pictures if the camera dies while you're transferring pictures. Fresh batteries are important.
2. Insert memory card into the camera (where the batteries go) and close the lid.
3. Power camera on.
4. Press the Print/Review button (bottom button to the right of the LCD) once.
5. When you see the words "No Image!" appear, press the Menu/OK button.
6. A new menu will pop up, asking you COPY TO CARD -- use your buttons to highlight "Yes".
7. You will see your camera "Processing!" It will finish on its own, so do not interrupt the task.
(Optional) 8. Once it has finished "Processing!", remove memory card and insert into your computer's memory card reader to see and SAVE your pictures to your computer. Ensure all photos transferred properly before proceeding to Step 9.
9. With the memory card removed from the camera, power the camera back on and delete individual pictures, if you want to reserve internal memory for future emergency picture-taking situations (especially now that you know you can actually get the photos off of the camera's internal memory now!)
Since you neglected to specify the make and model of your camera I can only give you general ideas instead of exact step-by-step instructions. If your camera uses a memory card of some type, the best way to delete all pictures from the card is to format it in the camera. Every camera will have some method for formatting the card, either by pressing a button combination or in the menu (or both). If you want to delete all the pictures in the camera's internal memory, remove the memory card if any and then use the camera's format command to format the internal memory. If you require further assistance, feel free to reply to this post (but be sure to specify the make and model of your camera).
While viewing the image, press the trashcan button. The camera will ask for confirmation of the delete. I would recommend against making a habit of keeping some pictures on the camera or memory card and deleting others. You're guaranteed to fragment the memory, leading to camera speed loss and eventual memory corruption. The camera is an image capturing device, not an image storage device. If you need to keep some pictures on the camera, copy them to a computer, format the memory card, and then copy them back using a card reader.
Digital cameras store pictures on their internal memory. Often users transfer their photographs to memory cards, because memory cards store more data and are accessible in computers, other digital cameras and other devices. When you want to move pictures stored on the internal memory card, do so through the camera's menu
1 Place the memory card into the digital camera.
2 Turn on the digital camera.
3 Access the digital camera's menu. Digital cameras have a button labeled "Menu" near the LCD screen. Push this button to open the menu.
4 Select the Pictures option. Select the photos on your internal memory using the "Select" or "OK" button on the arrow pad on the back of the camera. Click "Copy" and choose "Memory Card" to copy the files to the memory card. If there is more than one picture that needs copying to the memory card, perform this step for each picture.
Hopefully you know by now that the message wanted you to push on the card to eject it. The pictures you want to retrieve...are they on the card or the internal memory? You can easily download from the card using a simple card reader. If you've ruined the mother board circuit on the camera, then you probably can't retrieve the pics from the internal memory. In retrospect, you should never use the internal memory on a camera. It's too small to be of any use and it usually causes no end of troubles.
The only way this could happen is if there's no memory card in the camera.
Easiest solution is to take the camera with you to Best Buy, hand it to someone in the digital camera department, and ask them for a compatible memory card. They'll most likely respond asking you how many pictures you want to store on it. You'll respond accordingly, hand him/her a debit/credit card, and be on your way.
i know this is late, but my camera had the same problem. 1. If you go in the setup menu. 2. Push the right button once and scroll down to the menu that says format. 3. It will ask you if you want to erase all data. 4. Select No and everything should be fine.
The Samsung S850 has an internal feature to do this. I have one. Put in your memory card and turn on the camera, push the button on the bottom right hand side of the lcd screen to view the picture, next when you see a picture (it can be any picture) push the OK button, this brings up a set of commands across the top of the screen, as you go across the commands one of them will be "copy to card". Select yes and the camera will copy the pictures to the card.