First i have memory cards which cant be read by anything and are rendered unusable by card readers. Now i have a camera which isnt waterproof at all when it should be dwn to 5 meters... it got wet stopped working and i had to dry it out but i cant get the flash to work again, any ideas of how to fix the flash? Or what to do about my photos hopefully still on the mem cards i now cant read in my camera or on the computer?
thanks so much for your help x
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Re: problems with new olympus 725 sw
I digicam that is Waterproof????
Don't believe that - unless it is in a housing.
I suggest you dump this camera and get another and do not get it wet
Wet and cameras don't mix
This review does not mention a waterproof feature.
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I have good news and bad news. The good news is: I can solve your problem! The bad news is: those 17 different types of card do not include yours... almost certainly a SDHC. You need to get a card reader that specifically says that it does SDHC. I've seen USB stick adapter ones for $2.00 in the "dollar store".
Try putting the new memory card into the camera and format the card. If the camera doesn't accept that it has a memory card turn the camera off remove the battery and then after about ten seconds put the battery back in and turn it on and see if you can format the new card again. You should always format the memory cards in the camera, even though there is a delete for single images leave them on the card and format the card. Always format the card in the camera not the computer. By deleting single images in on the card while in the camera it sets up little partitions and pretty soon the memory card is rendered useless. Formatting in the computer writes a little program to the card which the camera can not read.
plug the card reader to your PC, insert the card. Now open My computer, you will see your card as " removable disk (some drive letter)", right click on the icon and go to properties , uncheck "read only"
you are done. If you still cant write anything to it, Format it.
hi, there's a problem in your memory card and you need to do first is format the memory card into camera (if its ok to you to delete all the picture save in memory card). If the problem still occur you need to buy new memory card.
Consider NOT connecting your camera to your computer.
The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.
Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program.
Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Menu button - right arrow to Setup - go to format option- You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the write protect message and the card can be used again.
my camara showing error message that clean card or format card,
i have some important photo in memory card so i can,t format the memory card.
while i am connecting with USB cable it,s showing syntex error
help me to retive the thw data..
try using a memory card reader that supports a xd card-very generic plug and play no software to load and computer should recogtnize card-if not open my computer and you will find new drive letters for card reader in there