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File Error A few days after having a picture saved on my sd card on my camera...i will go back and look at my pictures and it will say "file error" with a black screen...its random pictures and it will be a few days after the pictures have been on my camera...i don't know how to explain it...but its a major pain in the butt...its really aggravating when i am reviewing my pictures or showing them to someone that the message persists...but...when i transfer them to the computer they are there...HELP!!!

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  • tweedy04300 Jan 07, 2008

    mine says file error too and it keeps telling me low battery even when i put brand new ones in!!

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You need to format first your memory card so that your camera will be able to properly recognize the memory card that you are using.

Go to Set Up and select Format option. Hit on Yes.

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