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11-19-2011, 10:23 AM   #1
dkruk999
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kx and memory card errors.

Hello :
need help with issues concering SDHC card from Lexmark. used it to take pix last night of our son's marriage proposal. today at least 50 of the shots on the card have 'unrecognizable format' on the card. can't see the pix on the camera or on a mac. on the camera it will say jpeg below and a blank picture frame, but no photo. it keeps the place holder on the mac but there is no photo. Any suggestions- to what can help us retreive these photos. Already lost $20 downloading something that only recovered the blurry pix I deleted from the card.
thanks.

11-19-2011, 03:04 PM   #2
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The problem is likely your card or your card reader. And what system is reporting the 'unrecognizable format' error - the K-x? your Mac? your image software? You need to be more specific.

Some suggestions nonetheless:

- don't touch anything on the card!! - don't try and delete anything etc until you get your images off it;

- keep the card in the camera, plug the USB cable that came with the camera into camera and PC, then when the PC recognises the camera, copy the files from the camera to computer and try and view them;

or

- use an external card reader, not the one built into your Mac to read the SD card.

This issue also comes up sometimes when people use cards formatted in other cameras in their K-x. I know, for example, if I format an SD card in my Sony NEX, then try and use it in my K-x, problems are more likely to happen.
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