Memory Card Problem :(


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My SD card cannot be read via my laptop.
When I insert that SD card into my PnS digicam, my images can be seen in the cam.

When I tried other cards, they can however be read in my laptop.
I assume that it is my SC card problem?


I need to retrieve all the photos, they are very impt to me.
Is there a solution that any of you can provide to me please?

TIA!
 

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My SD card cannot be read via my laptop.
When I insert that SD card into my PnS digicam, my images can be seen in the cam.

When I tried other cards, they can however be read in my laptop.
I assume that it is my SC card problem?


I need to retrieve all the photos, they are very impt to me.
Is there a solution that any of you can provide to me please?

TIA!
mebbe the SD slot in ur laptop not working?
try a card reader?

:)
 

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Is your SD card "SDHC" and your laptop card reader is only SD compatible?

usually SDHC would refer to memory of 4gig and above cards.
 

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My lappy's card slot can read other memory cards, but not the one with the problem.
Having headache + heartache now. (Hi to you, zaren, long time no 'see').
hihi niece....yeah, long time no see :)
hmm...
try using another laptop, or try using an external card reader in ur usb port? ur sd card could be temperamental, at least ur p&s cammie can still read the card.
:think:
 

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Is your SD card "SDHC" and your laptop card reader is only SD compatible?

usually SDHC would refer to memory of 4gig and above cards.
this sounds plausible! :cool:
 

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I do not have an external card reader.
MY SD card states 'SD card Ultimate 2GB'. Doubt its a SDHC.
Actually, its an old card from 2 yrs ago (last used in 3/4 of 2007)... Do you think this may be the cause of the problem?
I used it recently, cos I thought it was alright, since I could still view the prev images taken through the digicam/
I should have used another memory card....

I will try to read it from the usb port, and update in here again.
Thanks for all the help so far~

Sidenote: If it can still be read via my digicam, means there's still hope that my images can still be retrieved?
 

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hmm try getting the photos by usb cable then :)
 

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I tried with the USB Cable.
The memory card still can't be detected at all.

I can only view the images in the digicam...
I even put Card A in 3 different digicams, it can all be viewed via the digicams, but still cant de detected by the lappy.

Any solutions?
 

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Same prob happened to my friend. I forgot how I solved it. U sure the folders in the SD isn't hidden? What sort of error?

Think she fixed it by dloading the SD into a different PC instead of her laptop.
 

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Just buy a small card reader which can both read SD and CF in case your next camera uses CF.Shouldnt cost you too much
 

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another suggestion....

since ur pics can only be viewed in-camera, perhaps you can borrow or rent a Canon 1D Mk II/III camera (or similar) which has dual SD and CF card slots. then copy ur images from ur "faulty" SD card to a freshly formatted CF card in-camera, then try downloading from the CF card to your lappy.
 

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mayhemics

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were the images stored in the mem card or the cam's internal memory?
 

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My SD card cannot be read via my laptop.
When I insert that SD card into my PnS digicam, my images can be seen in the cam.

When I tried other cards, they can however be read in my laptop.
I assume that it is my SC card problem?


I need to retrieve all the photos, they are very impt to me.
Is there a solution that any of you can provide to me please?

TIA!

Not sure if this might helped. I previously had quite a similar problem with my memory card, whereby my cam can read, but not my computer. I tried one of the programs, though i cannot recall which one, and i managed to salvage all my photos and then reformated the memory card straight before using it again.

Here's 2 site to check out:

1. http://www.ehow.com/how_2129153_retrieve-pictures-corrupt-memory-card.html
2. http://www.cardrecovery.com/
 

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