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Corrupt file sd card

I'm trying to copy my photo's onto a computer...but my SD card must be corrupted as I keep getting the message "This folder is Empty" when viewed on the computer using the card reader...when I check the properties there are definitely 315 files and 4 folders there. The File System is FAT. The only cable I have is the charger....but it does have USB (tried to use this but I think I need the Olympus software which I do not currently have with me.) I can view the pictures on my camera screen (313 photos)...so am guessing that something has been corrupted not enabling the files to be found via the computer?

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Try NOT connecting your camera to your computer.

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa (http://picasa.google.com).

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