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I can't upload photos onto my computer/laptop

This is the first time this has ever happened to me, but i went to go and put photos from my olympus camera to my laptop and the first dozen or so out of 60 worked and the rest of them wouln't work. It came up with a little sign saying that it couldn't be copied and to skip and try the next one and I did so but it wouldnt take to any of them at all. At the end it said 'see detailed error information' so I clicked that and another sign popped up saying 'the following problem occured while copying pictures: the parameter is incorrect'. I tried to upload the pictures on another computer and the same thing occured. I have no idea what this means or what a 'parameter' is or how to fix it without losing my pictures on my camera. Could somebody please help me in talking me through how I can fix it or if I should just delete the photos on my camera and hope it won't happen again and I just can't have those ones or something please! Thank you very much! Danni

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  • jitterbug Dec 19, 2007


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  • tanglegreg Dec 22, 2007

    Same exact problem on Sony dsc-w1 camera. Copying files directly from the disc does not work either, it is the 1st thing I tried. It just aborts the copying when it gets to the 7th photo on the disc. HELP

  • guttershark Jan 09, 2008

    Okay, so I've just come back from a holiday, and I wanted to put my pictures onto my PC Toshiba laptop, I have an OLYMPUS FE-230 camera. I had the card in and all of my pictures copied successfully onto my computer. But when I click on the folder, only some of the pictures show up as thumbnails, the other ones dont show up. When I try to upload them onto like, Photobucket, Nexopia, or even Facebook, my internet freezes and I have to shut everything down. I've never had this problem before and I would really, really like to NOT have to delete all my pictures.


  • Anonymous Jan 22, 2008

    I had to "restore" my laptop and lost the program that came with the Olympus Stylus 710 and also the program that came with my wife's Olympus 565 [i think] so that I could edit and print in a variety of sizes. Can you e-mail me the downloads for these cameras? [email protected]

  • Anonymous Dec 29, 2008

    it wont work son



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First, are u using the camedia program??? if so try just connect the camera to the pc and read the card as u would read a disk, and copy the pictures to the computer, after that format the card on the computer with a card reader, and after format it again on the camera. good luck

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