Question about Cameras
I bought a new memory card for the camera -- an Olympus XD M2GB. When I turned on the camera after putting in the new card, the screen read "card not initialized" and won't take photos. It's the ve of my sister's wedding and I want to take lots of photos - help please! Many thanks. Kristina Screen is reading memory card not initialized, so can't take any pictures but can view pictures on memory card via digital picture frame, or connecting camera directly to laptop. Please help asap Hey, yeah I bought a new memory card FujiFlim XD h1GB. I managed to view my pictures via a card reader hooked to my laptop but after failing to load up my pictures onto my laptop I decided to give it another go today, (a day later) and now my card reader is asking me to formatt the disk as well when I place the memory card in my digital camera it saying "card not initialized" I don't want to loose my pictures...anyway of trying to unlock or formatt without loosing my pictures?!?! Maryam I've same problem as well. What should i do.? I want to get all the pictures back. Help me please!
It sounds like your XD card is corrupted. How and why i couldn't tell you. You will need to get the pictures recovered from the card using a special software (image recovery software, can down load for free from some web sites, or some companies can try and do it for you) and then try and format the card in the camera. DO NOT FORMAT THE CARD BEFORE YOU RETRIVE YOUR IMAGES. If you do all traces of the images may be lost.
All the best and happy snapping.
Posted on Aug 20, 2008
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