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I have a 2GB Sandisk memory card. It has about 400 pictures on it. It and my camera were working fine last night and now I can not view any of the pictures on the card. My camera will not even allow me to take pictures with this card in it, but works fine with other cards. My wii card reader says the card is unusable? Please help me, My pictures are very important.

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  • 4rileys Nov 15, 2010

    I have tried putting the 2GB card in three other readers and nothing. Can you give me an idea of how this happens. I have not used the camera since last night and nothing has happened to it. In fact it works fine if I put a different card in it. BTW, the link to Card Recovery, says cannot connect. Do you have any other info on this program or information on any others that I can try? Are these programs as good as paying someone to recover the info? Thanks

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Welcome to Fixya!

Try using other usb card reader, see if it will give you the same error. If you get the same error, I am sorry to say but the card is already dead. Good news is, there are data recovery programs or software than you can use to recover lost, corrupted or damaged memory card.

One program that I have used before it Card Recovery. They offer a trial version which lets you see a preview of the photos before saving. You can purchase the full version for only $39.99. I believe this amount is nothing compared to the photos you have saved in your memory card.

Hope this helps. If you need further assistance, please feel free to come back.

Thank you for using Fixya!

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  • Jose Cada
    Jose Cada Nov 15, 2010

    Multiple reasons why this happen. Here are some:


    • Card was pulled out while the camera is reading/writing on the card

    • Formatting the card via the computer instead of the camera.

    • Opening, deleting, renaming or moving files on the card while its contents are open on a computer.

    • Continually shooting and deleting, shooting and deleting photos.

    • Using a memory card from a different camera to another camera without formatting the card in the new camera.
    Try this link again.
    Paying someone to for file recovery is expensive. These type of programs are easy to use. Click on this link to give you more information about data recovery programs.

    Thank you!

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