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Trying to play off-camera stored video, when replaced onto SD card in camera

S5IS-acquired video footage was off-loaded from the 4-G SD card onto a desktop HD to temporarily conserve space for more shooting. When replacing the video footage back into the camera so the camera could play the footage, the camera now says - "no image", yet the transferred footage can be played back in the desktop computer using WMP, as a default - no problem. What is going on? I need the camera to be able to playback the footage.

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Did you change the file name on the original video? Are you able to put the video back onto the camera? If you changed the file name, you can't put it back onto the camera. It also needs to be in AVI format which is the video format that the camera records in.

Hope this helps!

Posted on May 30, 2008

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