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Questions tagged [data-corruption]

Error in computer data (of a picture) during reading, writing, transferring, processing etc.

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Can I fix a corrupted jpeg file?

I have some jpg files on an old hard drive, and it appears they were corrupted somehow. When I try to open them it says it's an invalid file type in Windows. I first attempted a couple of repair ...
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Possible cause for corrupted images (colored stripe with dots in pictures)?

I've noticed the below artifact/data corruption (colored stripe with dots) in a small handful of my photos, and I'm trying to figure out the cause. Is it the camera (Nikon d90)? Could it be the SD ...
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Google Photos high quality backup — how does Google achieve great compression and am I losing some data?

I'm sure that many of us have used Google photos high quality backup which allows us to store photos online without fees. Recently, I thought of testing just how high quality the uploads really were ...
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Can this image be fixed? and why has this happened? [duplicate]

When I took this photo it was fine. I looked at it a few times on the camera on my way back home and it was fine. But when I got home and looked at it on the camera again, it was fine for a second but ...
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Any recommendations for how to choose a data recovery company [closed]

I have an SD card that suddenly cannot be read. There are several sentimental photos on there. I tried the recovery tools from the manufacturer's website as well as several 3rd party tools. None of ...
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How can I make sure my photos aren't damaged after copying them from a faulty SD card?

I’ve copied pictures from my faulty SD card. Most of the photos seem to be ok, but some have big gray parts where originally the photo was. How can I make sure that all the photos that seem to be ok, ...
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Why is Lightroom showing a corrupted image?

In Lightroom 5.7.1 (OSX 10.10), Lightroom is showing a weird, corrupted version of many JPG (not raw) files in my library: Opening or previewing the image directly (Quicklook or any other app) shows ...
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Can I keep using a corrupted SD card?

So I just came back from a shoot, put my SD card in my card reader and copied the files from the card to my computer. At least I tried to, but after the first image Windows reported an error message ...
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How do you deliberately corrupt an image? [closed]

Im currently working on a project where I want to deliberately corrupt images. Iv been trying to do research of to how to do this for a few weeks now and just keep finding my self going in circles. I ...
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NEF seemingly corrupt except in ViewNX-i - how to repair?

I have one NEF file that's showing perfectly fine in ViewNX-i but that displays blue or green color banding at the bottom of the image with every other tool I throw at it (MacOS X Sierra 10.12.4 ...
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Canon error message: “Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/Change the card or format card with camera”

I have a new Canon Rebel T6 and just charged and loaded the battery and then loaded a Lexar 32 GB card. I am getting the following error message: Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card ...
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How to find corrupt CR2 files?

Today I found out "by accident" that some of my CR2 Canon raws are corrupt. The EXIF data and the file structure is fine, it's the raw image data itself that appears to be broken. The Adobe DNG ...
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Is corruption in digital images always easily recognized?

Is it easy to tell if digital images are corrupted? Do corrupted images always show obvious signs of corruption, such as missing parts of the image? Or could corruption be more subtle, perhaps just ...
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Why do photos get corrupted on PC hard disks?

I'm not a professional photographer but I do value my photos very much. Sometimes when I look through them months or years after I've taken them, some of them just show up corrupt for no evident ...
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Why are my images corrupted when transferring over USB? [duplicate]

So I keep having images corrupted when I transfer them to my SSD(hosts OS) over USB. They are fine in preview but once I zoom in weird color bands appear and they stay once I zoom back out. I was ...
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Does using multiple smaller memory cards decrease the probability of losing data? [duplicate]

I once heard it suggested that using multiple smaller memory cards was a good way to decrease the chances of losing data. It's hard to argue with the logic that several memory cards are unlikely to ...
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Corrupted JPG has undesired color bars overlay [duplicate]

I have transferred photos from my camera SD card to my computer (using a card/ram reader) and deleted the original photos. Now I have just realized there are color bars overlaid in photos. Here is an ...
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Nikon D60 shooting corrupt .nef files

I've been unable to shoot in raw on my camera for some time because the .nef files are corrupted. The corruption is consistent: the bottom half of the image is garbled, replaced by white static and ...
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Images colors getting distorted [duplicate]

When I click on a pictures to view them they seem to look perfectly fine on my laptop, like this: But when I open them in the picture viewer or any other editor the colors are getting distorted: Is ...
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What corrupted my 50d files after reinstall of Win7, CS6 and ACR on new SSD drive?

I bought a Solid State Drive and reinstalled windows on a fresh formatted new C drive. I had to reinstall Adobe of course and installed ACR 9.2 as well as the Microsoft Camera Codec pack. 5dmk2 files ...
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Nikkon DSLR messing up SD Cards

So here's my dilemma. I have a Nikon DSLR, unsure the model at the moment, that eats SD cards. Every time I use an SD card with this device it destroys the card, rendering all of the data on it ...
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Corrupt jpeg will not open [duplicate]

I have a Maxtor external hard drive which I store many photos on in the camera's raw format and also the converted jpegs. I have the photos broken down into several folders on the drive. Recently, ...
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Why is my photo corrupt in Camera RAW when it shows fine in-camera and in Photoshop? [duplicate]

Here is how I see it in the back of the camera and also in photoshop preview: But when I double click on it to open it in Camera RAW, here is how it is: What is going on? What has happened?
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Nikon D70s memory card error. SD Card or Camera? [duplicate]

My Nikon camera started acting up like 2 days ago, when it wouldnt take any pictures. I pushed the AE-L AF-L button a few times and it started taking pictures again. Then yesterday it wouldnt take ...
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Why are my RAW images corrupt but the previews okay? [duplicate]

So I shot photos for my robotics team at an event this weekend and ~95% of them are corrupt. The JPG previews from the camera are fine, but when Adobe Bridge generates its own preview, the corruption ...
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Memory card is not showing all data [closed]

I have a Panasonic AG-AC90EN 1080p HD camera. I had recorded many video clips, then removed the memory card from camera and connected the memory card to my PC using SD card reader. The problem is ...
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Why do I get white images with black vertical stripes?

Apparently my 3 year old Canon EOS 550D is fed up with my style of photography and decided to explore abstract arts instead. All it shows on the LCD and stores on the SD card is this: When I attempt ...
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.CR2 pictures damaged and corrupted

Last night, I shot 400+ pictures with my Canon 650d. I was happy until I plugged my memory card into my card reader. The .CR2 files look okay, but when I import them to Lightroom, an error shows up: "...
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What might cause horizontal artifacts in Lightroom after import?

I have some old photos on the SD card in my Sony A57. After importing into Lightroom, there are horizontal artifacts on most of the imported photos. This is a screen grab of Lightroom displaying one ...
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JPEG image problem [closed]

So my problem is with one of the Jpeg's I am working with. The things with Jpegs is that if you change even the slightest part of its HEX file, the whole image just gets screwed up. I zeroed out about ...
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Photos messed up after copying from a usb drive [duplicate]

It looks all messed up. I can see the preview of the photo but when I open it, it is just bars of colors. When I tried to upload it here to show you guys, it said framing is not allowed and wouldn't ...
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Where did the horizontal bands come from? [duplicate]

I've got horizontal colored bands in photos copied to my computer that were not there when I viewed the photos on the camera. I eventually ruled out everything else and determined that the USB card ...
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Repair corrupt photos recovered from a flash memory card [closed]

I recovered few pics from my flash memory card of class 10. Now these photos are not opening in any photo viewer. Images are of RAW and JPG format. When click on image it says "Invalid Image" How do I ...
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Memory Card Cannot be Accessed [duplicate]

I have a Canon 7D. Suddenly my camera says "Card cannot be accessed. Reinsert/change the card or format card with camera". This is a card I have been using for about 6 months. How can I retrieve ...
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How to erase ALL metadata associated with an image? [duplicate]

I'm looking for a way to get rid of ALL metadata associated with an image. What should I do?
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Why is my P&S camera producing photos with a wrong exposure and a screen-like striping?

I got a Canon Powershot A430 at a thrift store and it worked fine for a few months. But after messing around with the colour highlight/switch settings, my pictures started coming out black embossed ...
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How do I recover files from SD Card that went from one camera to another? [duplicate]

A couple of years ago, I made the mistake of transferring my SD card from one camera (a Polaroid point-and-shoot that had low battery charge at the time) to another (an AGFA Photo point-and-shoot). I ...
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Incomplete File [duplicate]

Sometimes, but not always, after taking shots with my Nikon D3100 it will show the preview on the camera screen and when I go to put them on the computer it will say incomplete file. I am wondering if ...
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Why are my RAW format photos pink?

I just recovered some deleted photos, and noticed they are all pink. Is there any way for me to fix all my photos?
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Images from digital camera can't be enlarged [duplicate]

I am unable to import images from my digital camera (Sony Cybershot 8.1 megapixel DSC-W130) as they appear in the camera display. When I connect the memory card using a card reader, the thumbnails ...
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Troubleshooting lightroom and corrupted dngs

I'm using Lightroom 5 on Windows 8.1. I have a ton of photos from a wedding gig a week ago. I've already gone through about 1/3 of them, rated them and done some basic adjustments to some. Yesterday ...
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JPG Images recovered immediatelly after deleting from SSD, but 95% of files can't be opened

So I have Windows 8. I SHIFT+ENTER accidentally deleted all pictures instead of half. I used global purpose "File Scavenger 3.2" program, which was always working perfect for last 5 years to restore ...
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RAW .orf files have horizontal and vertical black lines running through. Any way to fix corrupt RAW files?

I'm having problems with corrupted RAW .orf files taken on my Olympus E1. The photos were taken several years ago. Because I was not working with RAW formats then, I hadn't noticed the horizontal and ...
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Why do some of my RAW files get “broken”, with narrow solid black horizontal lines?

I shot a lot of photos during my summer vacation. Traveling during daytime, with little time to edit or review photos I often copied and erased my memory cards at nights so I could be ready for next ...
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Problem with recover photos - all are black

I use camera Sony DSC-W630, and SD card of 8 gb, and I didn't have any problems so far. But now all my photos from a holiday in Italy are lost. Everything was ok and then, when I tried to transfer ...
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What causes an SD card to go corrupt?

One of my cheap SD cards goes corrupt from time to time and the camera demands it needs to be reformatted. It's frustrating, but I want to know what might be the reason that makes it go corrupt and ...
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Possible corrupted files won't open in PS or LR - need to fix them

I have a problem just like the post with the link below (I'm having trouble loading any of mine). The way they look in LR is how it looks on the post below. They look perfect in Preview mode and ...
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Windows 7 photo gallery corrupts my images

My win7 photo gallery started to corrupt my photos when I open up them. I am copying from cameras memory card to my external driver and start to view them with win7 photo gallery they start to ...
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Nikon 5100- problems downloading onto computer- photos turning grey

I have had my Nikon for around three months, and it was fine for the first month or so, but now whenever I download my pics from camera to computer, a number of the photos do not turn out properly. ...
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Do these colored streaks mean that my CF card is bad?

I have been shooting with the same Nikon d700 for about three years (about 200k clicks). I started seeing a streak run across one out of every 250 images (example here: http://wp.me/aRb6L-1lT). So, I ...