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Card not initialized?

The error can be caused by:

1. The xD-Picture Card or internal memory is not formatted.

2. The xD-Picture Card contact area is soiled.

3. a camera fault

for 1.:

Format the xD-Picture Card or internal memory on the camera (p.130)
To format the internal memory or xD card goto format in the setup menu and chose the correct memory.

for 2.:

Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft, dry cloth. It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card


If the message still appears, replace the xD-Picture Card

for 3.: You won't like this one:

Contact your FUJIFILM dealer.

Oct 30, 2013 | Fuji FinePix S6500 Digital Camera

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Accidentally deleted pictures needed back

If you deleted the pics whilst the camera was connected to the computer, you can get them back by reconnecting the camera with the XD card in it, then going to the recycle bin, and right click on it then click on each pic and then on restore, if you deleted them through the camera itself then the pics were physically removed from the XD card, at which point your not using that particular XD card will keep the card in the state it was in (as if you use it it may overwrite in the slots that those old pics were in and make it difficult if not impossible for the data recovery expert to retrieve) when you deleted them and the only way that you might be able to get them back is by enlisting the services of a data recovery expert, however their services are very costly so you have to shop around.

Feb 14, 2010 | Olympus D-595 Zoom Digital Camera

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Dissapearing pictures

The new XD cards are very fast and you did not say how you deleted the memory but your best bet is to use your computer to delete and you can verify that it was done. Be careful in handling and inserting the cards the alignment is critical. I accidentally sparked some old memory and lost all of my pictures. This is the reason I upgraded to the XD type of camera. I save all on my drive before I delete any. You may find the new pictures in a different area using your computer.

Aug 12, 2009 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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Is it possible to recover my formatted pictures on my XD card

Deleting or formatting won't make the data in xd card erased permanently.

Those deleted data is still stored on the xd card, it's just invisible or inaccessible. Only the FAT or NFTS table is erased (the information about where those data were saved), but the real data are still intact there in sectors of xd card .

So as long as those data are not overwritten by new data, it's highly possible to recover them. And the MOST Effective way is to rely on some format recovery programs.

Try asoftech data recovery program, which can recover data after deeply scanning your xd card drive to look for lost data you accidentally deleted or formatted.

Oct 14, 2008 | Olympus SP-550 UZ Digital Camera

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Once i turn the camera on its says : card error

The manual gives the following under Explanation:

The xD-Picture Card contact area is soiled
The xD-Picture Card is damaged
The xD-Picture Card format is incorrect
Camera fault

The manual offers the following under Remedy:

Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft dry cloth. It may be
necessary to format the xD-Picture card
If the error message is still displayed. replace the xD-Picture Card.
Contact your Fujifilm dealer.

Aug 25, 2008 | Fuji FinePix A330 Digital Camera

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Delete some foto on SD card

Using a Photo Recovery software is your best bet!..Adroit Photo Recovery worked very well for me - Try Hope this helps

Aug 10, 2008 | Digital Cameras

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XD CARD Terminal

hi i have the same problem at the moment
i was wondering if anyone has found a solution yet to fix it without losing the photos. your help would be greatly appreciated, thanks

Jul 11, 2008 | Olympus FE-290 Digital Camera

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Memory Card Deleting Photos After A Certain Amount Of Time??

I've have xD cards that I thought I deleted the photos, but they showed up on the Xd card when i put it in the card reader to download another set of pics. I think it happened because I used the card in 2 different cameras (thus, the cam each saved pics in their own different formats).

Jun 22, 2008 | Olympus Stylus 730 Digital Camera

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Recover deleted photos

I have had success with this... Download Asoftech photo recovery program

You have to use a card reader either on your computer or an external USB card reader. Put the card in the card reader, open the recovery program, then select the drive where files are deleted, then press "Start" and wait for it to do it's magic.

May 31, 2008 | Digital Cameras

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XD-Picture Card

The xD-Picture card is the memory card where the D-390 stores the pictures. xD-Picture Cards come in a variety of sizes currently ranging from 16MB through 256MB. Larger capacity xD cards allow you to store more pictures.

Aug 31, 2005 | Olympus Camedia D-390 Digital Camera

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