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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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Re: images on memory stick downloading everytime although...

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; 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 :)

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We lost manual and don't know how to set camera to take more than 26 pictures

The information you've provided with the question is not enough to give a specific answer. So please do not rate negatively.
I think that you're only able to shoot 26 images with your Camera.
This may be due to limitation in the internal memory as well as the high resolution you set in the Camera.
Using a higher capacity memory card(EG SD CArd, Memory stick etc) will resolve the issue without affecting the quality of the picture.
The another fact that affect the number of images stored in the Camera is the image size(EG:1MP, 2MP, 3MP, VGA etc. )
Here setting Lower resolution like VGA or 1 MB will allow you to capture more images.
However, in most cases, you cannot capture 26 images in good quality in normal Cameras (it comes around 2 to 5).. So you might be already set the Camera in Less Image size. Hence the available option is using a memory card..
Please get back to me with the exact model # of the Camera. I might be able to give more specific information..
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1. Set the USB Connection or Transfer mode setting in the Camera menu to Mass Storage or Normal .

2. Connect the Camera to the Computer using the supplied USB cable or any USB cable.

3. The Computer will recognize the Camera (make sure that the recording media containing the pictures (Memory Stick) is inserted in the Camera).

4. Click the Start button and then click the "My Computer" icon (for XP Operating System and for Vista or Windows 7 it will be "Computer" icon).

5. In the "My Computer" or "Computer" window, click the icon that represents the Camera.

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aconnect camera with usb cable to computer.
your computer should see the new hardware and recognize it, install a driver on its own. this assumes you are running a later model os, like windows xp, xphome or pro. a pop up window may open and ask you if you want to download the images. you can follow this through and have them downloaded, or you can close the box, right click on the start icon, select 'explore' and scroll down the list of items until you get to the camera. click on it, and follow through clicking until you have a file folder with jpegs in it. then click on 'select all' under edit at the explorer tool bar. then click copy. then select the drive you wish to copy the files to, and create a new folder and name it as you like. then right click on the folder and select 'paste'. your images will start to download to the new folder.
they will also be on the camera until you remove them.
once you are certain you have downloaded all the images or at least the ones you want, you can go to the menu of the camera and reformat the memory card. it will quickly erase (many times faster than you can erase the images) the stored data and ready the card for reuse.
alternately you can get a card reader for usb2 if you have a usb 2 slot on your computer. remove your compact flash card from the camera and put it into the usb card reader. the computer will once again go through the process of finding the hardware, asking you if you want to download the images. you can again elect to either download all from there, or go to explore and do the same thing, but this time looking for the card reader. it might appear as a multiple of new drive letters. one of them will have canon eos as a label and a file named dcim most likely. copy your images off, and when you are certain they all came off, either delete the images from the card, or do a reformat in the camera.
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