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Camera is instructing me to format media card but need the pics stored on it.Is there a way of reversing this, as I don't want to loose the pictures stored & it isn't giving me a choice... help please. I really don't want to loose them. regards raz

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Hi Guys, contacted Olympus direct, and just passing on the info. in case anyone comes accross the same problem. Simply follow this link

and download the software for free for to recover.

many thanks raz

Posted on Nov 28, 2007


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