20 Most Recent Canon PowerShot A540 Digital Camera Questions & Answers

it seems to be the memory card slot is damaged normally 9 contacts connect with MC if any of it doesn't contact, will not work, open and takeout card slot if the contact is bend align it to touch the MC's contacts.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Sep 10, 2017

In the menu there is a 'clear all settings' function which will put it back to factory settings

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Feb 17, 2017

You may try some photo recovery software to rescue the files on your digital camera sd card, here are some for your options.

Photo Recovery (for Windows)
Photo Recovery for Mac

Be careful: Before your pictures are recovered, do not attempt to save more files to the card in case the original files(your pictures) are overwritten.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jul 28, 2015

You cannot. Your camera is far too sophisticated and its sensor produces high resolution images, so to hope it can produce low resolution 320 x240 images as streaming video is not realistic.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Mar 03, 2015

According to Canon, your camera needs servicing.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 28, 2015

If you are using a memory card, take no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. This is to reduce the chance of you overwriting some of your "lost" photos. There are many good freeware photo recovery software options that are available to help you recover your photos. This blog article reviews and outlines several of the better ones.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jan 12, 2015

What type and size memory card are you trying to use? The A540 works with MMC and SD cards, which max out at 2GB. It will not work with higher-capacity SDHC cards, even though they fit into the slot.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Jun 24, 2014

Yes this can. Very easily also. See this link. Just remember when recovering to save your recovered photos onto your hard drive, and not back onto your memory card as that may overwrite lost photos prior to recovery.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Oct 29, 2013

You can often successfully recover deleted files from a PC, phone or camera memory card or USB Memory stick, it just depends on what's happened since the files were deleted.
When you delete files the data itself isn't deleted, just the index entry that says where the data for those files is located. The space containing the deleted files is also now marked as free space so it is available to the system for any new files to be written there instead.

If and when that happens, then it becomes too late to recover your deleted files so it is very, very important to not save any new files or data to the device concerned.
If the deleted files are on a memory card or USB memory stick, just don't save any new files to it.

One of the easiest ways to see if you can recover deleted files is to try some file recovery software. Recommended asoftech photo recovery as it saved my life many times.

Canon PowerShot... | Answered on Sep 02, 2013

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