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Compact Flash Card

Hi Can you tell me how big a Compact Flash Card i can put in my Canon S230 please ? Glen

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Any size your looking for ... probally not larger than an 8 gb card would be fine

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Hi flashlal - I have a Cannon PowerShot S400 and I had a similar problem which uses a compact flash card. I could only view a few photos and it seemed like the rest were gone. I verified that my photos were on the compact flash card when I installed it in my pc and navigated to the compact flash card (You can do that by double clicking on the "My compute" icon). Then double click to the directory to where your memory card is located and navigate through the files. I noticed that my photos were there because the file size was in the hundreds of kilobytes (700KB and up), but the names of all the files were corrupt - they had symbols in the name. I figured at this point I had nothing to lose so I did a "check and repair disk" on the compact flash. To do this: take note of the directory that your memory card is located in (it should be something other than C:). Once you know where your memory card is located, you go to your start button on the PC, then to run. A pop-up window appears.The command to repair your disk is "chkdsk /f", however you have to tell it the directory of where your memory card is located. For me my memory card was in the E: drive so I had to type:
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