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Message: Memory Card Error - Memory Card Parameter Error on 4gb SDHC card

Help! I took some precious pics and I cannot retrieve them because of this error.

I tried to use my card reader but it was not compatible with the SDHC card.

Do you think my pics were deleted somehow? What do you suggest I do?

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  • Smom Nov 09, 2007

    Thanks for your quick response! I've used this card reader before but not with the new SDHC card. I just ordered a new HC reader online. However, yes, the reader works fine with my other cards.



    Now, for the 4gb card, it's brand new. i took pics over the last couple of days and have been able to review them. Now after I've inserted the card in the reader, I'm getting the error reading.



    I will try the utility you suggested. Otherwise, I'm taking the camera into a camera shop tomorrow.



    Thanks so much.

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    My fx8 wont accept 4 gb memory cards help please!!

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You may fix the memory card error and recover your files by follow this memory card recovery guide which helped me last time:
Fix memory card error and recover data from memory card
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I know this is an old post, but for others that read this, it's no problem at all to get deleted photos and videos back. Please see this post for several free software options that you can download:

http://camerarepair.blogspot.com/2007/12/recovering-those-accidentally-lost.html


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The reader is probably not capable of reading the high density memory cards. Has it ever worked with this card in the past? If it has then something is likely wrong with the card, if this reader hasn't worked with this card in the past then try a friends card reader and see if that works. Otherwise if the card is corrupted then you may try some restoration utilities, although these typically only work if the pictures have been accidentally deleted, not when the memory has been corrupted or damaged. You can try this utility, I've had very good luck with accidentally deleted pictures with it:
http://www.artplus.hr/adapps/eng/dpr.htm

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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SOURCE: Message: Memory Card Error - Memory Card Parameter Error on 4gb SDHC card

I recently bought a DMC-TZ3 and have been researching memory cards. Several sites sell cards with the camera and list the card type. I would suggest buying one of these cards. Any cards larger than 2gb must be SDHC type SD cards. There appear to different types of SDHC cards, 1.0, 1.1 and 2.0. Check out Wikipedia.org for a description. 2.0 cards are not compatable for devices developed prior to 2.0 so that may be the reason for the camera problem. So far I haven't seen anything that states what type SDHC card the camera requires. I found a computer memory site that that sells memory that they say will work. There may be others.
http://www.mymemory.co.uk/compatible-memory/Digital_Cameras/Panasonic/Panasonic_Lumix_DMC-TZ3

Posted on Dec 27, 2007

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SOURCE: Message: Memory Card Error - Memory Card Parameter Error on 4gb SDHC card

Hi - You will need to get an SDHC reader and then try the following procedure.

You can either plug in you camera to the PC as it should appear as a “Removable Drive” or put the card in a card reader attached to your PC.

Next, if you are comfortable with using a PC then you can download a FREE utility that will recover your photos from the following link:

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec

If you need something a little more "user friendly" then you will need to buy the software. If you search the web for photo recovery software you will find many.
One I have used successfully is RescuePro that used to be bundled with some Sandisk products. Now you can get it from the link below:

http://www.lc-tech.com/software/prwindetail.html

You can try the demo to see what you can recover before buying.

Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back to the card until you can recover your pictures to your PC safely!

Please take a moment to rate this solution & let us know if the information given was useful to you – Good Luck!

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SOURCE: Message: Memory Card Error - Memory Card Parameter Error on 4gb SDHC card

your sd card is sadly corrupted if you downloaded the pictures to your computer your in luck then get a new sd card and download all the pictures from the computer if its a labtop put the sd card on the bottom hope this helped vote thumbs up for more answers hope this helped



-Yashar G.

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