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Deleting Pictures and replacing them with new ones automatically!!! (HELP!!)

While taking pictures at a wedding my camera seemed to be acting up. I was taking pictures and the number that told me how many pictures I could still take didn't seem to move. And when I got home to review the pictures the pictures I took at the beginning were no longer on the card yet the card was full I think. It never did tell me the card was full. AND it told me in the beginning I could only take 142 and in the end I had 167. (NONE of which were the beginning of the wedding. Those were gone)

How and why did the camera DELETE the pictures I took in the beginning and replaced them with the pictures I took near the end? THe card never told me it was full and it actually put all of the pictures on the card out of order.

I HAVE NO Idea why this happened and have gone over every setting etc.... I took out the batteries. Recharged them. And after uploading the pictures that were on my card I formatted the card. BUT how do I keep this from happening again?

ANY advice would be greatly appreciated. I don't know what else to do and I don't want this to keep happening, since I have another wedding in a few weeks. I have never had my camera do this before so I'm stumped.

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This will happen eventually if you just delete pictures rather than reformatting the card when you put it back in the camera. I've had it, reformatted and it stopped immediately.

Posted on Aug 16, 2007

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The 300D will NOT delete photos automatically. The problem could be the compact flash card. If it has failed then some of the blocks on the card are corrupt causing anything to be stored there to just disappear. I would recommend getting a new flash card, they are relatively cheap now a days for a 1GB or 2GB card.

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Normally no camera has the custom setting for automatting deletion of pictures. So, I fear you can't do anything by changing setting in the setup . The only possiblity may be curropted firmware of the camera, or the least chance is due to some virus in the card. try using another card with low storage capacity and see wheather the camera behaves the same after the card is full. this exercise may give you some help.

Posted on Sep 08, 2006

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