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Camera does not work

Am writing to you from the Caribbean Island of St. Lucia seeking some assistance in finding out what might be wrong with my 3785 Vivitar camera.

I had some pics on a memory card and attempted to put them on my computer. Just then I was distracted for a moment and inadvertently unplugged the USB from the computer without closing the files. I attempted to put off the camera but it would not go off but the green light turned red and no matter how many times I tried to put it off the red light would not go out nor work. I tried taking out the batteries and then it came off, but every time I put on the camera with the memory disc in, the camera would not work.

I still have been unable to see these pictures on the memory disc, this happen 6 months ago. I tried purchase another disc, formatted it and still the camera refuses to work.

Can you help or tell me what's wrong with my camera? I would really love for you to respond to me.

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Whenever you pull out a USB drive like that-it will affect your camera and computer sometimes. To remove (i know it was an accident but just as a heads-up) a USB drive safely go to the bottom right hand corner, and press the green arrow which should be ur USB drive. that will unplug it safely. if you don't see that than you can either click on the arrow to find it or it might be a different icon. just scroll over the icons until you find 'Safely Remove Hardware" and there you have it

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