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Memory Card Error

I had inserted the memory card into the laptop and viewed my pictures, and safely removed my hardware when finished. When I put it back into my camera, it says Write Protect, when in camera mode. When in Play mode it says Card Error. I never saved my pictures to the lap top. I insert the card back into the laptop and I can see blank thumbnails, but no preview available (even in other programs).I think my pictures are corrupt. How do I retrieve those images? How do I reformat my card so I can use it again? How do I keep this from happening everytime I view on the laptop? (this is the second time I had to reformat)

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I also put my memory card into my computer, and got the same "write project" error message when i put the memory card back in my camera. In order to get rid of the error, you need to go to the menu, then setup, and then format, and click yes. This will erase all your pictures though, so make sure to figure out your other problem first before doing this.

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Try another laptop (friend's)..I suspect yours has a NTFS hard drive format while the card has a FAT type format. You can see which type by starting defrag and reading screen.

Posted on Jun 10, 2007

  • Marty marty Jul 17, 2007

    well, have tried my suggestion yet? Also, you can run Windows disk check on the card to try and eliminate errors.

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