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Recorded files are corrupted

The recorded files can not be played . the error message is file error.

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  • hoseinr59 Feb 02, 2009

    The files can not be played both in computer and the camera , the error message in comuter is source data format is not recognized.

  • dn2521 Mar 16, 2009

    I took a bunch of pictures last month, and only now, when looking at the pictures, about 1/3 of them have a blue screen and say "File Error"! Help!! I hadn't uploaded these pics yet and would be very sad to lose them.



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Just change ur memory card and it will be fine.i had this problem and i changed my memory card 5 i do not have this problem

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Try uploading the files to you computer from the camera/
try the stick in another reader
A camera, a card reader on a computer or a processing station

Posted on Feb 02, 2009

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    john ash Feb 02, 2009

    Take it now to a processing station tjust to be sure.#
    Then if all else fails download the following program
    This is a file rescue program.
    Install it [its FREE]
    Run it and point it to the card in the camera connected to the computer[Im My computer the card is a new removable drive.
    Come back

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    john ash Feb 03, 2009

    A New memory card is always an answer.
    However there may be valuable shots on the that need recovery.

    Moreover if as 'Apprentice' you have to replace a card several times this does point to a camera fault not a card fault.r



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