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When trying to upload pictures to my laptop i am asked to format my card, however this requires erasing all of my pictures. Is there anyway to get my pictures off my camera before formatting? When turning on my camera or trying to upload pictures to my laptopi am asked to format my card, however this requires erasing all of mypictures. Is there anyway to get my pictures off my camera beforeformatting?

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One solution that I can suggest is to make a CD photo,take the memory card to a store where they have the photo computer and make a CD ( walgreens , sams , K mart ) hope its helpful

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You need to format the disk ....


The drives can be read by another computer, so the problem is most likely with OS/drivers on the HP giving the error. The specific drivers required to read each drive format could be missing/corrupt. Formatting shouldn't be performed on a drive that contains data unless backed up (redundantly). It may be possible to recover any lost data using free recovery software. Often a format preserves data, erases only the file directory.

I would try a system restore on the HP. If that fails to correct it install or upgrade format specific drivers (e.g. SD/SDXC drivers). Contact Magellan about the GPS: you may have formatted the device's system partition. It is unlikely your computer had the correct drivers to format that device, and it is likely formatted in an incompatible format (such as NTFS). Does Magellan provide a utility to read the device's memory? The SD card should be salvageable by formatting on another computer using the appropriate formatting utility. (Go to https://www.sdcard.org and navigate to their formatting utility.)

From that site: "If an SDXC memory card is used through the direct SD slot of a computer without SDXC driver installation, the card may not be recognized correctly and a message to prompt formatting may appear. In this case, do not format the SDXC memory card. It may erase the data on the SDXC memory card and format the card for a different file system, making it incompatible with SDXC devices."

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How do I format a memory card without erasing pictures already on it?


No, format will erase all data. Try doing chkdsk <drive letter> /f in the command prompt.

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Hi Morgan,

The CTG file are the temporary files that a Canon Camera creates with every picture you click and is stored on the Card. These are not the actual picture files. Try to copy only the JPEG files and if possible format your Card since these CTG files are supposed to be deleted automatically when you erase/copy a picture from Card.

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If your pics are safely in your computer and you're ready to completely erase the card by formatting it, then all you have to do is go into the camera's setup menu and you will find "format"....just follow the on-screen instructions.

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Can I erase more than one picture at a time? It only lets me do one and doesn't ask "erase all?" like some cameras do.


if you want to erase all ..just get to the menu ...storage ..and memory card ..and choose format ..this will erase all into the camera and format the card again which is a good thing in case you had errors..
anyway ..in the view mode..it has to have something called multiple deleting or erasing ...and in there you can sort the pictures by name and delete them all at once ..

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I have lost my manual for my Canon Powershot SX110 IS. Until I replace the manual, can you tell me how to delete pictures from the camera after I have uploaded them? Thank you!


Sure. The fast way is to format the memory card. As soon as you are SURE all your pics are downloaded, disconnect the camera and do a format. Fast and painless. Its good to format a camera occasionally anyway. No error checking. Even Locked photos are erased!!

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I just got back from my first cruise and took so many pictures. I don't have a USB so I went to go place the memory card into my computer but it won't read the card. So when I put the memory card back into...


i know its not ideal but why dont you borrow a friends camera and usb lead, put your card into their camera and upload them onto your computer via their camera, at least then you can save your special pictures and rectify the problem later

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yes Formatting will erase everything on the card. The 2 cameras probably use different formats or even different qualities. You should upload pictures before switching the card between cameras. Hope this helps

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