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XD Card problem - card setup

Discussion in 'Digital Photography & Imaging' started by bram55, Jan 1, 2011.

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  1. bram55

    bram55 Thread Starter

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    I recently went to copy my photos off my camera by putting it in a card reader but reader would not recognise the type card it was. When i put my card back in my camera it would no longer let me see my photos at all it just kept coming up with the card setup screen saying i need to clean my card or format it. I have tried wiping my card with a dry cloth but still nothing and i do not want to format otherwise will lose my photos. Can anyone help or have an idea what has happened?
     
  2. Noyb

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    Try running one of These recovery programs on the card ..
    Recuva is very popular .. But I've had better luck with PCInspector.
    They can recover files from a formatted card if the card is good .. But I'd try to not format it.

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