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Unidentified images When I view images after taking photos, a large number appear as unidentified images or thumbnails and when downloaded appear as ?s and fail to load. Help!!!

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  • ajaffe Dec 10, 2007

    I have the same issue and it is really frustrating. Sometimes it works and the pictures show up but then the next picture wont. I can't seem to find any pattern or reasons. Any advice would be appreciated.

  • lyonais Jan 04, 2008

    same thing same cry for help

  • gnel Feb 16, 2008

    it was my prom night and unfortunately. the pictures cant be loaded, worst it indicates "unidentified image"

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2008

    unidentified image

  • Anonymous Apr 25, 2008

    I have formatted my memory card in the digital camera but still the problem is not solved.

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  • pmontu Apr 11, 2009

    excatly the same problem...

    also new pictures loaded into an existing folder are displayed asĀ unidentified image..

    guess the config file has to be edited parallely

    how ?

    don think its a memory stick problem .. jus config .. because the config files must be useful for indexing .. they too are necessary fr fast browsing and normal function !

  • adult May 11, 2010

    How can I recover the unidentified image (in this case it was a movie). It played fine while the card was in the cameral. When I tried to load it to my computer, something happened to the card and now when I get to that picturemovie on the camera it says unidentified image rather than letting me play the movie. The rest of the pictures are fine.

    Please help.



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I have the same problem with my Canon Powershot SX110IS. images dissapear with the notation "unidentified image". I brought my camera in to a local camera shop, and they were able to save the lost images. They told me I had an inexpensive, low quality memory card that is causing this problem. I upgraded to a high quality one and haven't had the problem since.

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  • a4ajmel Sep 16, 2010

    i have this same problem with my 100is. im using a
    sandisk 4 gb memory card, i need those pictures back, do u have any idea what software they used to recover the pics,



I solved my problem by changing my memory card.

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The way I encountered this problem was by turning the selecter wheel (Ixus 950is) and accidently sliding out the battery compartment at the bottom at the same time. When I went back to look at the pics, some were then listed as Unidentifoed Image. Odd thing is, it still shows a scaled down picture of the photo above the text?

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Same problem to with my a710 cannon

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