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I have ni images on my memory card. Is there a way to get them back. I didn't press delete?

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First do not panic! It is possible to recover your pictures if you take care. Take the card from the camera (powered off) and if it has a "write protect" tab then lock it now. Do not try and write anything to the card or you risk causing more problems.

You can either plug in you camera to the PC as it should appear as a “Removable Drive” or put the card in a card reader attached to your PC.

Next, if you are comfortable with using a PC then you can download a FREE utility that will recover your photos from the following link:

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec

If you need something a little more "user friendly" then you will need to buy the software. If you search the web for photo recovery software you will find many.
One I have used successfully is RescuePro that used to be bundled with some Sandisk products. Now you can get it from the link below:

http://www.lc-tech.com/software/prwindetail.html.

You can try the demo to see what you can recover before buying.

Remember - Do NOT try & write anything back to the card until you can recover your pictures to your PC safely!

Please take a moment to rate this solution & let us know if the information given was useful to you – Good Luck!

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Posted on Aug 27, 2008

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How to delete photos


To delete individual photos, use the Delete button (cursor-up, marked with a trashcan) while in Playback mode. See page 45 of this manual. To delete all photos in internal memory or on a memory card, format the internal memory or the memory card. See page 66.

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I want to keep some pictures on my camera and delete some


While viewing the image, press the trashcan button. The camera will ask for confirmation of the delete.
I would recommend against making a habit of keeping some pictures on the camera or memory card and deleting others. You're guaranteed to fragment the memory, leading to camera speed loss and eventual memory corruption. The camera is an image capturing device, not an image storage device. If you need to keep some pictures on the camera, copy them to a computer, format the memory card, and then copy them back using a card reader.

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Delete select pictures from camera


While viewing the image, press the trashcan button. The camera will ask for confirmation of the delete.
I would recommend against making a habit of keeping some pictures on the camera or memory card and deleting others. You're guaranteed to fragment the memory, leading to camera speed loss and eventual memory corruption. The camera is an image capturing device, not an image storage device. If you need to keep some pictures on the camera, copy them to a computer, format the memory card, and then copy them back using a card reader.

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Delete images from camera


You didn't specify the make and model of your camera so I can only give you a general idea.
On most cameras there's a playback mode. You usually get into it by pressing the playback button (almost always marked with a right-pointing triangle). You can then navigate through the stored images with the cursor keys or a command dial. When you find an image you want to delete, you press a button marked with a trash can. The camera may or may not ask for confirmation; if it does, respond.
If you want to delete all images, its better to format the memory card. FixYa is full of people asking how to retrieve images from a card that hadn't been formatted recently.
If you need further assistance, please feel free to reply to this post but be sure to include the make and model of your camera.

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Hi how do i formatt my camera card


From page 63 in the manual.

Format

Internal memory format : Remove the SD memory card to format the internal memory.

SD memory card format : Insert the SD memory card to format the SD memory card.

All the files in the memory are deleted by the [FORMAT] function.

Before formatting the memory, it is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up

e.g. floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc.

1. Turn the camera power on.

2. Select the PLAY mode by rotating the mode dial.

3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off.

4. Press the MENU button to display the menu on the LCD

monitor.

5. Press the UP( )/ DOWN( ) button and select [DELETE].

6. Press the SET( ) button and the sub menu will display.

7. Select [FORMAT] by pressing the UP( )/DOWN( ) button

and press the SET( ) button

8. Select [NO] or [YES] and press the SET( ) button.

[Selecting NO] : The image will be displayed on the

LCD monitor.

[Selecting YES] : A [PLEASE WAIT!] message is

displayed and all of images are
deleted.


Link to manual:
http://www.samsung.com/uk/support/detail/supportPrdDetail.do?menu=SP01&prd_ia_cd=2702&prd_mdl_cd=EC-D201ZSBA/E1&prd_mdl_name=DIGIMAX%20201&srchword=digimax%20201

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How do i clear the internal memory from my camera. on the scean it says internal memory full


The M530 has 32 MB of internal memory, 20 MB of which can be used to store images. You delete images the same way you would if they were stored on an SD/SDHC card. Take out the SD/SDHC card if one is present (so you don't delete images on the card) and turn on the camera in Review mode (press the right-facing arrow button). Use the arrows to move forward and backward in the image list. Press the Delete button to delete them and free up the internal memory.

Hope this helps!

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How do i delete all photos at once


In the playback menu select "Format" this will erase all images

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Memory card requires formatting, press continue then it states that it will delete everything on memory card,then it does not format, it tells you that you need to format memory card. press cancel and...


Hope you have this figure out if not here goes. Sounds as if the camera is caught in a feed back loop. As long as you have down loaded and saved your images on the computer go ahead and format the card. When it says delete everything on the card select OK and click the start button everyone is happy again. By the way all new card and card after doenloading to the computer should be formatted in the camera. Never format in the computer and deleting images one by one is just a great way to totally mess up a memory card's mind. Format, Format

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How do you delete multiple images from camera?


Are the pictures on a memory card? In that case, you're much better off formatting the card. If you continue to delete unwanted pictures, you'll fragment the card and ultimately you'll have problems. Every day somebody posts here with that problem. Formatting cleans things up.

If the pictures are in internal memory, select Internal Memory Tool from the Setup menu, and you can format the internal memory, deleting all the pictures. My earlier comments hold true here as well.

If you insist on keeping some pictures and deleting others, then go into the index (thumbnail) mode. Press the trashcan button, then select [Select] with up/down, then press *. Select images with the arrows, then press * to display the delete indicator on the selected pictures, Press the trashcan, select [OK], then press *.

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