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Compactflash card writer/reader erasing pictures

I have downloaded lots of pictures with your writer/reader and now for some unknown reason it's erasing my pictures before they are downloaded unto the computer. Why? I tried a different card that I downloaded a few months ago because I thought maybe my compactflash card was maybe defective and it also erased all my pictures. What would your recommend I do? Can I recover my lost pictures? I sure hope I can.

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  • tucson2403 Mar 08, 2009

    I have the same problem with my internal multi-card reader that came with my Acer Vista machine. It started around February 20th, same as the other post here. The only thing that changed on my computer was that I installed a Seagate FreeAgent external drive, but I was able to successfully download at least one set of pictures from my card since I installed the new drive, so I don't thing the Seagate is causing the problem. Anyone have any ideas?

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I discovered that my particular problem was caused by bent pins in the card reader. I straightened them and re-aligned them and reader is back to normal.

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