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IPhoto will not import some of my photos off memory card? It says 127 images can not be detected. Why does it say that? How can I get the remaining 127 pictures onto my computer? I have a Canon Powershot A710IS camera. I have Iphoto 2008

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  • kkatis Oct 12, 2010

    I didn't think memory cards wear out. I thought if you buy one you can just keep deleting the photos & take new ones after putting them on your computer. I'm not sure if this will fix the problem. Do memory cards wear out??

  • kkatis Oct 12, 2010

    Thank you for your help. I think this will do the trick.

  • kkatis Oct 12, 2010

    Thank you for your help. I think this will do the trick.

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It sounds like the camera is being detected, and reading some info about the pictures, but can't download them. Make sure the memory card's contacts are clean (use a qtip and 90% isopropyl alcohol or purer).
The contacts inside the camera should be checked also, and ensured they're clean. Also make sure none of them are bent, or misaligned.
Memory cards can be erased or formatted, and reused. If the computer will detect it as a hard drive, you can drag or move the pics to a folder on your computer. I don't have a mac, so I'm not sure how that system works. There's a chance that some pics on the card are corrupt for some reason....if the camera was unconnected while pictures were in the middle of being transferred, so the data could be corrupt. If you have access to another computer, try to download the pictures to it.
Pick the format option in the camera menu to erase the pics, and you'll be ble to reuse it.
There is a chance the card is just bad, but they rarely just go bad.
That's all I can think of...hope it helps.
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These camera memory cards do wear out and will not hold photos you take. Time to replace the memory card

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