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Can see NEF pics on camera but cannot transfer images

I took about 200 pics using my Nikon D80 at a recent party. I attempted to transfer pics using the memory card, no luck. I then attempted to transfer pics directly from camera to computer via USB, using first Mass Storage and then PTP, no luck. I can see ALL pics on camera via playback. Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 gives me an error message saying these files could not be downloaded because they are either damaged or files are invalid for this program. They are all NEF files. Have I lost them forever, even if I can still see them on the camera?

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Hi, to open the nef files you will need to download Adobe Photoshop CS3, to get a free trial go to www.adobe.com.. hope this helps John

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