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Data source format is not recognized

I went to my honey moon and took a lot of pictures.
during my trip, and since i didn't have my laptop with me, i went to a shop and copied the pictures to a cd.
when i was back, i have checked the pictures and discovered that some of the most important ones do not open and the following message shows: "data source format is not recognized".
It's to be noted that the pictures still show its size.
Thanks in advance for your assistance.

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My sister had a similar problem after her Kodak software was updated. Kodak had her uninstall all the Kodak software. She then had to reinsall all software including the update. She emailed Kodak support and they helped her right away.

Posted on Mar 13, 2007

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There seems to be a corruption of file type between camera and computer The fact that the computer wont play mov. but the camera will if back loaded seems odd. JPEG files can and do go wonky if back loaded to camera after editing because essential info for the camera has been deleted. A JPEG file as produced by a camera is properly called an EXIF file because has has EXtendedINformation. Lose it and the camera wont know it. Like wise older PC's such Win 98 and older software don't know about EXIF so they chop it off So something like that is happening here. Check out Tech Support at Kodak see what they can tell you.

Posted on May 26, 2007

Bubbabear64
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SOURCE: Decode error! JPEG datastream contains no image.

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.

Posted on Jul 13, 2008

leepania
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SOURCE: Kodak Easyshare V803 "unrecognized file format."

Sounds like there is a fault in the SD card.

Try an alt. card reader and computer.

Hopefully you will have the chance to retrieve the pics. If not ;(

Once pics are transferred. The SD card needs to be formatted. Remember this will delete all data on the card.

Posted on Nov 11, 2009

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SOURCE: copying pictures from computer to memory card

i have seen this error and i dont know why it does that. you may want to try buying a micro disk setup that fits into a sd adapter that will fit in your camera.

then you can take out the micro disk when full and put it on a usb adapter and plug right into a usb port.

i know this sounds like more work but so far i havent had a lock up on that or error yet. go to tigerdirect.com if you want to see the different adapters for the sd disk and micro disk and usb etc....

maybe this might help

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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