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Memory Stick Duo Formatting Error

Hi all, I need a help. I took more than 100 pictures with my DSC T-20 and after that a message of error appears and I'm not able to see the pictures in the machine neither to transfer it to the computer. The message that appears is "Memory Stick Formatting Error". When I plugged the USB Cable in the computer the Windows says that the Memory Stick is not formatted and ask if I like to format it. Of course that I didn't format however now I don't know what I should do.... Please help, I'm desparate...

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I have had the same problem. Contact your camera via USB to your PC. Click on MENU. You do see "USB Connect" and "folder" at the bottom. Make sure that it stays on "USB Connect" click on round button in the middle and you will get 4 options. It probably stays on AUTO. Select PTP and see what happens. Adobe Photo Album started up and I got to see the pictures till the moment that the stick got the format error. I lost a couple of pictures, but got a lot back.

I'm not sure what the problem is, however realized that if this happens again. Shut your camera. Start it up again. Go into MENU, SET UP, Memory stick tool, chnage Rec folder and create a new. This way you keep the folders smaller and do not loose that many pictures.

I hope that it helps.
Pepe

Posted on Jun 05, 2008

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I have had the same problem. Contact your camera via USB to your PC. Click on MENU. You do see "USB Connect" and "folder" at the bottom. Make sure that it stays on "USB Connect" click on round button in the middle and you will get 4 options. It probably stays on AUTO. Select PTP and see what happens. Adobe Photo Album started up and I got to see the pictures till the moment that the stick got the format error. I lost a couple of pictures, but got a lot back.

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