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How do I erase ALL my pictures?

I have an Olympus FE 280 & usually when I upload the pics to my pc it gives me the option to erase them all. This time it didn't happen & I can't get clear instructions in the guide.

Also- what are the best settings for taking pics of sports?

Thanks in advance!
Melissa

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  • melbwel May 30, 2009

    How do I delete it directly from the camera? The pics are already on my pc.

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When you connect your camera to the computer it should appear as an external hard drive on your desktop (as well as start up your photo handling software).  At the desktop level you should be able to open the camera as a drive and navigate the folders to the photos.  Then you can delete them the same way you would delete any file and empty the trash before you unmount the camera from the desktop..  Sports are so variable that one group of settings would not work satisfactorily for all.

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  • John Morganti May 30, 2009

    If you do not want to connect your camera to the computer and use it as a hard drive to erase your pictures as a group you have to do them one at a time on the camera.  The descriptions in ( ) below are for the symbols on the camera buttons that I cannot reproduce here.


    To erase pictures:
    a. Press the <(flower) and >(lightning) buttons to display the picture you want

    to erase.

    b. Press the (screen/trash) button.
    c. Press the ^(+/-)(printer) button, select [YES], and press OK.


    Complete instruction manual is available free at:


    http://www.olympusamerica.com/files/FE-2...





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