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Won't record pictures

My camera powers up, does everything it should do, except, store any pictures taken onto the chip. This started a few weeks ago as once in awhile not recording, now it records nothing at all. My chip was formatted, the camera is three years old, and has never been misused or abused.

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  • Anonymous Jun 07, 2008

    Have the same problem. Started on 29 May 08

  • ha5him Jun 24, 2008

    I've ehad the same probelm intermittently. Everynow and then it fixes itself then just stops saving pics.

    Please can anyone help!!!

  • Karyl Bradshaw
    Karyl Bradshaw Sep 22, 2008

    Hi Grandma Jane, I did try the lock/unlock, even new memory cards, to no avail, still nada. Happy it worked for you! and thanks.

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Ours was doing the same thing from time to time. Sometimes when we took out the memory card and reinstalled it, it started working again. Tonight that wouldn't work either. Then we found the problem ! The memory card was locking. There is a little switch on the memory card. Lock it then unlock it again. That worked.

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

Okay mine just did the same thing.... Same day and all. Let me know if you figure it out and I'll do the same.

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