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I may be able to add some advice on how to solve this unfortunate problem of "file contains no image data". I have been suffering from the same problem. I have recently been on some amazing vacations and the photos I have lost due to this problem have been invaluable to me! I would pay an insane amount of money to get these photos back, but unfortunately I cannot!
I have a nikon coolpix camera. I contacted the nikon coolpix technical support center. I spoke with a representative who asked me what type of memory card I have. As it turns out I have a generic memory card, which is not compatable with nikon. The only memory cards brands that are indicated to be used with the nikon coolpix camera that I have are as follows: Toshiba, Panasonic, Lexmark, and Sandisk. Those are the only 4!
I was told that if you use another memory card besides the memory cards brands that I have listed... that the camera may communicate incorrectly with your memory card, which results in data that is incomplete to support an image. When this happens you will only see a portion of your image, and you cannot get it back. These bad images with incomplete saved information are called "corrupt files". The representative told me that there are some programs that are available to purchase that may be able to correct corrupt .jpg files, but she believes that they are memory card brand specific.
To put it simply, when you do not have to compatable memory card in your camera, it is as if your camera is speaking english and your memory card is speaking chinese and they are not communicating properly (this was the way the representative explained this problem to me). So check your user manual for your specific type of camera or look it up online to see what type or brand of memory card you should be using! I truly hope this helps someone avoid losing invaluable photos!

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Nov 14, 2019

make sure you have either lithium AA batteries or Alkaine AA batteries it happened to me before too and this worked

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on May 16, 2018

Recharables as it will be cheaper since these are huge battery eaters NIkon is keeping the battery companies in business with you folks. BY all means find a diffrent brand you not the only ones with battery eaters!! Canon SLR, Pentax are the best battery savors in town. Quit feeding the energiser bunny and move on to better cameras is my recomendation and expert advice to you!

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Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on May 16, 2018

No you should alway store electronics that is not being used for a duration remove batteries
it you put the batteries in the freezer it also extends the life of the battery

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on May 16, 2018

you can try drying it in a large can of dry rice for a few days .

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Dec 09, 2017

The cracked screen is the whole problem Go onto Nikon's web page to get repair information.

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Oct 19, 2017

Sounds as if the card is corrupted - you will have to use data recovery software.

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Aug 06, 2017

Do more internet searches of your model. Sounds like the sensor chip died. Pretty expensive part. Could have not liked the salty environment or you are just unlucky. Do the search until you give up as there is a lot of info on internet. Cameras are getting pretty cheap now so if it is a little old or cheaper model, you may do better with a forced "upgrade".

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on May 20, 2017

try taking out the battery and re;install.lens should retract.if not,switch off camera and very GENTLY try to push in lens,while camera is still shutting down.otherwise have it checked by expert.

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Jan 04, 2016

Push the cover toward the back of the camera and then toward the end, just as the arrow indicates, then the end of the cover nearest the end of the camera will swing open. Follow the illustration in the "Insert the Batteries" section of the manual (page 12 in my copy).

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Nov 12, 2015

It probably refers to intellectual property protection i.e. copyright, trademark, patent etc.

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on May 30, 2015

look in your manual it should tell you the name there

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Apr 12, 2015

Is there not a button with an icon of a bin next to it on your camera?
You could also just hook your camera up to a computer, browse to the folder, select all the pictures and delete them like that.

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Mar 02, 2015

Do you have a SD card in it are your batteries new and the right kind? Have you taken pictures with that camera before
If you can answer yes to all those questions and you still have problems contact your vendor

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Jan 25, 2015

best thing to do is send it in for repairs but if your confident in opening it up then just make sure you take note of exactly how you opened up so you are able to put it back together again and then carefully bend the pins straight or how ever they were originally remember if over bent you run the risk of snapping the pins and then you will have to (and this is not often very easy to do)source the unit and then have the skills of soldering and this is also not very easy

Nikon COOLPIX... | Answered on Nov 27, 2014

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