Problem With Camera Memory Card

This is a new one. I have a Canon Powershot A80. I have a 256 MB Viking memory card. It has worked great for a long time now. I took some great shots yesterday. I plugged it in today and let it download the photos. It had … 4?! I would say I had at least 40 photos in there. So, I thought maybe they got deleted by accident (I had let my brother play around with my camera… but the format card area isn’t exactly easy to get to). But, when I looked, the card said it was using like 243 MB or 248 MB. But, it doesn’t recognize the photos. Canon support can’t help. I have resigned myself to leaving the card alone and trying to run a recovery program when I get a chance. If anyone has any ideas, though, I’d be glad to hear them. :) Thanks.

Patrick O'Keefe

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Bill Hoffman

about 13 years ago

My SD 2GB apparently fill up while I wa shooting away---shortly after I attempted to revue pix and all I get is "memory card error" Tried to unload on microfax. Camera OK witn another card. Help

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