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Im getting a Hard Disk error

Im not sure what's the problem but, that damn thing hangs up and shows that disk is full. In the middle of copying files to my PC.
I need to play with the buttons(on/off menu) a lot to get it back to show be the harddrive.
this camera was too pricey to be doing this to me.

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  • surisetty Oct 17, 2008

    I have the same problem and tried all the solutions described here for no joy.

  • rich medrano
    rich medrano May 11, 2010

    Could your disk be full? Or maybe fragmented? Just wondering because you're right, the camera shouldn't be doing that. If you go to >start>my computer it will show you the disk drives. Right click on your drive and go to properties. It will show your disk usage.

    If your drive is fragmented too much go to >programs>accessories>system tools>defrag and do a defrag. then restart your computer.

    I kind of think it might not be the camera but try this and see.


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Ill try to be a little clearer
Disk is not full, i never wait till theend to unload my videos. I try to derfagment it every time I unload my videos.
This problem happened to me twice, luckly was able to recover.
I plug the camera to the USB port, computer sees it. I start copying files to my comp using the camera software, than everything freezes. I unplug the camera switch to the recording mode and it showes me "disk full error" , "hard disk error". At that time the computer stops seeing the camera.
I spend good half hour messing with it, turning it on and off and playing with buttons. After a while I get it to work and my recordings show up again.
I suspect a conflict with the software or possibly hard disk is over heating.
So far I was able to live with this problem.

Posted on Sep 13, 2008

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