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Fuji Finepix F31fd - Write error; then power problem

I have had my Fuji camera for a month and a half. Today I was experimenting with the high speed shooting mode and all of a sudden when I took a shot "write error" came up. Then, when I went into playback mode, all of my photos that I had previously taken were gone. I took the xd card out of the camera and put it into my computer which has Adobe Photoshop Elements. All of the pictures came up as being on the card. I then reloaded it into my camera and then pressed the power button, NO POWER. The battery was not dead because there were still two bars on display when I was experimenting with the high speed mode. I continued to press power and the camera would do nothing. So I took out the battery and reinserted it and now everything is fine. Any theories on this glitch? My concern is if I can now trust this camera. I have a Sony compact and have never had any glitch problems whatsoever, so this is new to me.

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  • Uncleg04 Nov 12, 2007

    Vista seems to have reformatted my memory card in my finepix S5000. I get a write error problem as well as am unable to access the pictures in anyway. I know they are still on the camera though. I could use a solution. Thank You.

  • clo clo Dec 13, 2007

    Same problem with me too.

    Write error appears right after I try to take a picture.

    Is there anything wrong with my memory card?

    My screen tells me that there is no image,but I had taken pictures before and I hava a feeling they are still in my care.



  • balloonchase Jan 08, 2008


    I have the same problem. I went to download pictures which I could see in my camera and now it says "card not initialized". This is my most recent

    x-d picture card (atleast 6 months old). I NEVER had a problem with the previous picture cards and have been using this camera for a few years.

    Could the problem be with the newer form of picture cards? Does anyone know if I have actually lost everything on that disk or is it somewhere and I just cant find it?



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As it was a write error, it could be that your card is corrupted. What you could do is to backup all of the images from the card to your computer, then re-format the card in the camera, so at least all your images are safe. Then, if the problem occurs again, contact Fuji.

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SOURCE: Fuji FinePix 3800 Initialization glitch

Yes, you'll need to format the xD Picture Card. You may be able to do this inside the camera in the options, if not - you'll need to connect it to your computer to get it to appear as a drive letter in "My Computer". Select the new drive in My Computer, this will be your card, right click it and click Format, then proceed to format it. This should sort your problem out.

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SOURCE: Fuji FinePix 3800 Initialization glitch

Turn camera from "off" to "play" ( photo view..._

Pressing the “MENU/OK” button as you would to erases files. There is an option to format the xD-Picture Card. Formatting erases protected files, but allows you to then take photos.

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SOURCE: How to undo corrupted photos in Fuji F31fd

Thank you for your reply Yes managed to get a program solution fm the internet for FREE it was good , thank you .
Wish. your FixYa dont have to pay for such facilities as I have paid 4 a very good FujiFilm camera and it should comes tog as a package being a devoted Fuji Coustomers n also for the future too

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