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I tried to download some pictures to my Compaque from my Canon sure shot 400. I could not get them to download and now I get a message in my camera that says "memory card error.

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  • cliffaustin Aug 21, 2008

    What is a memory card reader and where do I purchase it. and how do I format the memory card?

  • cliffaustin Aug 21, 2008

    I just need to know where to get a memory card reader and how to use the format option

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Are you able to see the images in the camera if yes then the photos are in the memory card :


OnCamera LCD screen displays No Memory Card, Memory Card Error,Unrecognized File Format, Incompatible JPEG, or "?" marks for imageswhen card is inserted in the camera or while attempting to Playbackimages. Click here for information on Corrupt images on memory card cause a blank event window
Ifthe camera displays Memory card error, No Memory Card, or takes anabnormally long time to write an image to the memory card, when amemory card is inserted or any of the above error messages, make surethat the card is inserted properly. If this is the case, you may wishto Format the memory card in the camera using the Setup Menu option[Format] as shown below. Please be aware that formatting the memorycard will remove any images currently stored on the card along with anyother data. This can also be caused when images shot with anothercamera are stored on the memory card.
If afterformatting the card in the camera the error persists, try anothermemory card. If this occurs with only the one card it is likely thatthe memory card is defective, if the error persists over more than onecard the camera may require service. If the card appears to bedefective you may wish to contact the memory card manufacturer.

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Once you plug your usb from your camera to your compaq pc, DO NOT unplug it right away unless you have click the lower right hand corner of the pc that says "safely remove hardware"

if the two components did not communicate well, you can re-try but if you would remove the usb, click first the "safely remove hardware" icon.

then install first the cd of the camera to the pc before downloading pictures.

you have to do all of those things before it would work...

i hope i was able to fix ur problem...

tnx 4 using fixya,
please let me lnow what happened...

drcool...

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Please use a memory card reader adn then recover the photos from that.

then use a format option to format the card

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  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 21, 2008

    also be sure of formating the card every time you use it fresh in the camera.

    dont forget


  • dewan nafees ahmed Aug 21, 2008

    good question.

    memory card reader is a small device used to read memory cards. it is very cheap and handy device that is used by almost every one who has a memory card. you can get it from any electronics shop.

    even canon has its own card readers. you can go for branded ones like canon or else go for any local mode one. both will be good.

    but my suggestion would be.. go for branded.

    and for formating.

    you must find that option in the menu of your camera.


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