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Forum: General Discussion Nov 21, 2003, 3:05 PM
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Posted By JimC
Make sure you saw my last post, too (about the...

Make sure you saw my last post, too (about the camera). Some cameras have a light (with a warning in the manual) that tells you that it still has not finished updating writes to the media.

Some...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 21, 2003, 3:02 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By JimC
P.S. -- in addition to the operating system...

P.S. -- in addition to the operating system caching writes (copy appears to be complete, yet caching algorithms have not really finished updating all writes); the camera could also have a buffer that...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 21, 2003, 2:59 PM
Replies: 13
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Posted By JimC
That's why I said if you must use the PC to...

That's why I said if you must use the PC to write, make sure to wait a few minutes to make sure any writes that have been cached are fully "flushed" back to the media.

It's possible that your SD...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 21, 2003, 2:45 PM
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Posted By JimC
By copying files from you PC to your camera, you...

By copying files from you PC to your camera, you also risk corruption due to caching algorithms used by the PC (Windows caching algorithms stack writes).

I never use anything other than the camera...
Forum: General Discussion Nov 21, 2003, 1:53 PM
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Posted By JimC
Make sure you format the card with the camera...

Make sure you format the card with the camera after each use. You could have a corrupted FAT (file allocation table).

I always format my memory cards after every use (with the camera, not the PC,...
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