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Pics appear on camera screen but not on card

Hola! I hope someone can help me, I'm losing my mind here. I have taken several pics lately with this camera, which has been working wonderfully for a couple years now. I'll take a pic and it takes a realllllly long time to write it to the card. Now, I can review the pics on screen, but when I remove the card and put it into a media reader, the card shows up as empty.Keep in mind, this is happening with 2 seperate media cards. I have a 3rd card which I'm using and it seems to be working on, takes pics normally and they show up when the card is in a media reader. Is this most likely a media problem (with 2 cards) or is my camera ready for the great beyond? Thanks a bunch for anyone's help! Jim

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Re: Pics appear on camera screen but not on card

If you can review the photos on the card while it is still in the camera (and by review, I mean go back and forth between multiple photos on the card), then there are two possibilities: 1. The photos really are on the card, and your computer can't read the card. 2. The photos really AREN'T on the card, and are perhaps in internal memory on the camera instead. Some thoughts for things to try: 1. Put the card in the camera, take a few photos, make sure you can review them all on the camera. Take the card out. NOW try reviewing photos on the camera with NO card in. What happens? 2. Try putting the card in your card reader in your computer. Copy a file (any file, a word document, anything) from your hard drive onto the card. Is it there? Can you copy the file back off the card to somewhere else? It sounds like the camera is fine, and the problem is with the card or the media reader.

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Comments: Sep 09, 2009- can you cancel the format. open the folder with pics, then copy them into your documents or picture folder on your hard drive? I have seen these cards do some strange things.
If you still have trouble try rebooting your computer. After restart insert card and try again.
FYI; always let your camera finish processing a picture you have taken before turning it off & never remove the card while camera is on. If batteries2.gif die while processing a photo you can risk losing all pics on card. So download often and replace batteries before they die completely.

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when the card is detected it will show a removeable drive in My Computer. Right click on the removeable drive and click on click on the the tab which says under error checking click on Check click both the option that is Automatically fix the system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors.

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There must be a delete key.  Look for a garbage can symbol, or something like that.   There should be a warning of some kind on the screen too, asking if you really want to delete this photo.   Sometimes you can group pics to delete.  If you just want to start over and take new pics, format the card in the camera and you have a clean, fresh start.  You should download the pics you have in your camera to your computer and then dump the ones you don't like.  Don't make up your mind on the little camera screen.
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