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Lines through my saved pictures on Olympus 850sw?? :(

My olympus 850sw takes pictures perfectly but i have noticed that when i view the saved photos they have lines all through the photo. i thought i might have an issue with the memory card so i took it out, but still having the same problem. i have uploaded my photos onto my imac but the lines are still there! can anyone help? is it repairable??

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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You can transfer the photos directly from the camera to the PC using the USB cable that came with the camera. You don't need to transfer the pics to memory card first.

Connect the cable to the camera and the PC. Turn on the camera and your PC will recognise it as an external storage device. Use the PC's software to transfer the photos from camera to PC.

Once you have the pics on the PC you can use the Olympus Master software included with the camera to edit and archive the photos on the PC.

Posted on Mar 13, 2008

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it is nothing but the grid lines option turned ON.

go to menu settings and turn it off.

Posted on Jun 16, 2008

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SOURCE: Coloured lines on picture screen

I have the same issue, Although My camera is a samsung N46, It was working perfectly the night before, then my friend switched it on and it came up with a black backround and pink + purple vertical lines going through it.

Posted on Nov 03, 2008

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SOURCE: Olympus SP550UZ photos saved on camera memory not card

In the Menu if you go to the option that says Setup and press ok there should be an option that says Backup. This should allow you to copy the images from the internal memory to your xD card.

Posted on Dec 10, 2008

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SOURCE: After trying to upload photos from my Olympus 1050

Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Menu button - right arrow to Setup - right arrow to format option. You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the write protect message and the card can be used again.

Posted on Apr 09, 2009

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