Re: Recovering pictures from corrupted smart media card

Discussion in 'Digital Photography' started by Andrew McDonald, Sep 3, 2003.

  1. Vinay wrote:
    > I have a Memorex 128 MB Smart Media card which is giving me problems
    > in its very first use. When I was trying to d/l the pics to my PC from
    > my Olympus 4000, the card suddenly stopped downloading after a few
    > files and gave an input/output error.
    >
    > Now my camera doesn't even recognize the card and gives me the only
    > option to format it. On PC, as a removable drive, it keeps on giving
    > the same I/O error whenever I click on the new drive. Of course I have
    > important pictures in it which I want to recover. Other cards that I
    > have are working fine in the same camera, so it's obviously not a
    > problem of the USB cord or the camera. Also the card was almost full
    > with pictures and I could d/l about 20% of it before it stopped.
    >
    > I will appreciate any kind of help. Any tips on physically cleaning
    > the card (though doesn't sound like the best idea) may also help.


    You could try running this program on it:

    http://www.mcdonaldz.net/LinkToItems/Files/DIR.exe
    Andrew McDonald, Sep 3, 2003
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