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SD Card not recognized in computer but recognized on camera

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by phoenixhazard, Aug 11, 2009.

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  1. phoenixhazard

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    I have an 8GB sd card i used while traveling and upon trying to get the pictures from it the computer does not recognize the card at all, no prompts, nothing. I have tried it in multiple pcs and macs and no response. My Cannon Rebel XS camera says no images found. However, when I plug it into my brother's Cannon PowerShot it actually recognizes and shows all pictures on the card. Does anyone have any reason why this is happening and how I can recover the pictures? I am not willing to just format to make the card work again, I must have these pictures.
     
  2. vicks

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    Have you tried leaving the card in the camera and attaching to the computer to d/l the pictures that way. I have an Olympus camera and the pictures will d/l fine with the card left in the camera.
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  3. Hughv

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    Use your brother's camera to upload to your computer.
     
  4. Soundy

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    Are you using the same card reader on all these computers? Chances are, the reader(s) don't support the new SDHC (High Capacity) spec. All SD cards over 2GB are SDHC; most older and cheap newer readers don't support it.
     
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