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04-06-2014, 08:17 AM   #1
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jpgs off non- formatted card

First time ever a new 64gb card I did not format. Pictures are on card I can scroll and see them but
can not find a way to get them off the card, all devices want to format the card first any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Does your operating system support the newer cards? Make sure you have all updates installed. If so, then possibly your card reader needs updated drivers or does not support the newer cards.
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If so, then possibly your card reader needs updated drivers or does not support the newer cards.
That is what I suspect. To the OP: Are you able to copy the files across using a USB cable from camera to computer?


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Tried to use usb cable from my k500 same thing computer want to format card in camera. Thanks Joe

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The card was probably pre-formatted as the exFat file system. Check whether your OS supports it.

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Not that it helps now, but a good rule of thumb is to always format a new card in the camera before using it. I format any card I put in the camera as a first step. It's faster than deleting images

If no other solution turns up you might see if you can use another computer to copy the files from the SD card to a usb drive or something so you can get them on to your computer.
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I format any card I put in the camera as a first step. It's faster than deleting images
So true! And with the safety advantage of having a freshly formatted card at the start.


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This may sound very dangerous (and it is, a little) but you'll need to do a "quick format" to FAT32 and download and install a copy of "Pandora" (the image recovery software, not the music streaming program...)
Pandora will recover post formatted disc files, but it can not recover over written files... So, you'll have to save your recovered files to a different disc than your SD card...
Just make sure you do a "Quick Format" and not a full format and you should be able to recover everything...

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