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Incompatible JPEG format

I have Canon EOS Digital Rebel Camera and I recently took a series of pictures and now when I try to retrieve them or look at them I get a screen with a ? and the message "Incompatible JPEG format"
What does that mean and how do I get my pictures?

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    I have the same problem. Here is the step by step of what happens.

    I have a Digital Canon camera.

    I take a picture on my camera and it is saved on my SD Card.

    I take the SD Card and put in my Vista computer.

    I copy the pictures to a fold on my computer.

    I put the SD Card back in my Camera.

    I go to view the pictures in my camera and get a big question mark (?) and it says "Incompatible jpeg format".

    What is happening to the file?



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You are most probably looking at the pictures from the camera screen.... if you use a CF card reader and view them on the PC through internet explorer or any other software they will be fine..

You get this error when the files have been changed on the CF card by anything aside from the camera

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I just simply view the picture in the computer and took the photo with my camera again. Don't worry,cannon is a good camera, it won't blur your pics from the computer. And for anybody who is going try my simple way,what i did(detaily) was turn off the light outside so the comp won't be "shine" like a mirror , turn off the flash of the camera and turn down the light of the computer about 50% so the pic we took won't be too bright :P I always did it the most basic and lamest way. Who knows? It works for me.

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