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Pete, Electronic Engineer
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I have the EOS 50D. just took pictures but all of the sudden

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I have the EOS 50D. just took pictures but all of the sudden it's saying card not formatting. I can't see the pictures or download them now. What happened?
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Camera Technician I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: card is not formatting
JA: Is there anything else the Camera Technician should be aware of?
Customer: I put another card in and it's fine
JA: I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Camera Technician about your situation and connect you two.
Customer: but that one card is not formatting and I have a lot of pictures in there
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.


Expert:  Pete replied 7 months ago.

The memory card may have gotten corrupted.

It may be possible to recover it using special recovery software:

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