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Images on memory stick downloading everytime although camera says no images in folder

A certain set of pictures -26 in all download every time I download pictures on to image transfer. I have deleted all images and there is no indication that they are present on the memory stick. However, each time I download a set of images there they are again! All other pictures download and are deleted as normal-just these 26 stay. They are not invisible on my computer only when I download. I have tried to see if they have been protected in error and this does not appear to be the case. Is there some other hard drive where these may be stored? Please help if you can. many thanks Pat

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  • pat lewis Mar 30, 2007

    Thanks so much for helping with this. Formatting was the answer!!

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Best thing to try is to format the disk - save anything you want to keep somewhere else first. If you need info on how to format the disk please post again with details of your operating system on your pc. Formatting should remove this problem, here is the link to the manual if you need it; http://pdf.crse.com/manuals/3082146111.pdf If formatting doesn't solve the problem, try deleting them from a card reader on a different pc - just might help, but if it doesn't format then the memory stick is probably dying. Hope this helps :)

Posted on Mar 26, 2007

  • Nigel Ridehalgh
    Nigel Ridehalgh Mar 26, 2007

    check the write protect switch on the memory stick is not on

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  • Nigel Ridehalgh
    Nigel Ridehalgh Mar 26, 2007

    ps - for "disk" read memory stick

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