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Taking long exposure pictures

I've had my *ist DS for about two weeks and have been extremly happy with the camera. I however have found one very interesting issue. When taking long exposures, over 15 seconds in JPEG Best mode, my card reader on my pc won't read the files, SANDISK 1 GB card. I can still hook the camera up via USB and get the data. Can anyone else see if this occurs with there cameras? I'm trying to find out if this is a problem with the camera or firmware in general, or just a problem with mine.

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Hi ive just tried it using the same settings and it works on my pc,i dont have a card reader, just the lead that came with the camera,i had compact flash with my last camera so a new reader is next on the list.

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