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Unidentified Images. I bought the Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera a while ago, and all of a sudden, when I take pictures, and I view them, most of the time it says "Unidentified Image".  I got advice to plug it into the computer, and it made a lot of the pictures unidentified too. Help?

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Re: Unidentified Images.

I would try formating the card using the camera (menu - setup - format) - THIS WILL ERASE ALL THE PICTURES YOU CURRENTLY HAVE ON YOUR CARD, so before you do this you may want to get a memory card reader and transfer the pictures (click and drag) to your computer. As to using the 4GB will have to check with canon if a card that size if compatable. Not all cameras work with SD cards larger than 2GB.

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