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Decode error! JPEG datastream contains no image.

Storing to memory card. Five of seven photos just fine. Two appear fine in size and look great when Reviewed through the camera, but when I copied them to the pc hard-drive (and also straight from the SD card) the error message is: Decode error! JPEG datastream contains no image. .... or, File format is not recognized by this software. I've tried LView Pro, Irfanview, Wildbit, and Picture It! All give similar messages. These two photos are from a special trip yesterday and very important to us. Can anyone help me salvage them? (I'm a grandma who does okay with computer stuff, but have no formal education on them or anything). I sure do want those two photos. Don't know why it happened! The 4 before and 1 AFTER that are fine!

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  • Killa_kelle Sep 15, 2008

    i took over a hundred photos and but 2 are just fine. I get " unrecognized file formate" How can this be! they were all  taken at the same time, under the condictions. 

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Kodak has software that should be able to make sure those pictures are in JPEG format. Id use that at first instead of a third party program. Picture It! does some funny things to pictures and Microsoft discontinued that product line several years ago.

Here is a link to download it

There is a firmware upgrade too on this page. You should install that into your camera as well.

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