RE: Problem Transferring Pictures from Vista Computer
My problems with corruption are solved by applying SP1 to Vista.
> I have a similar problem transferring photos from Vista to XP. If I use Vista
> to copy photos I have downloaded from my camera to XP, they will be readable
> until I boot the XP machine. After the boot the photos are corrupted. If I
> use XP to get the photos from Vista they stay readable even after a boot.
> This problem seems to be corrected after installing Vista public SP1 RC
> refresh. SP1 though introduced a new problem for me in that some photos are
> chopped up during download from the camera to the PC. I hope that problem
> will be solved in the final release of Vista SP1. My camera is a Canon Rebel
> XT connected via USB. I have tried a reader with the CF card and I still get
> chopped up photos after installing SP1 RC refresh. I have tested this on a
> clean install of Vista with no other applications installed.
> "lilkel31" wrote:
> > Just wanted to post some further information to see if anyone else has
> > experienced this--we did some further testing and now cannot get the problem
> > to replicate. The problem I have is, how to know if there was something
> > specific we did to cause the pictures to be bad in the first place. We took
> > new pictures and tried various techniques for transferring them--ie.
> > copy/paste from memory card window to network folder, "move the file", "copy
> > the file", etc. and now we can't seem to replicate. But the problem did
> > happen and we can't find any difference between the pictures taken today and
> > the pictures that ended up not transferring properly. I'm rambling, but
> > hopefully have enough here for someone to understand. THanks!
> > "lilkel31" wrote:
> > > Hi! I have a new Dell XPS notebook with Vista Home Premium and a Dell
> > > desktop with Windows XP SP2 all updated. I am running into what seems like a
> > > weird problem and I'm not sure if it's a problem with Vista or the memory
> > > card reader on the notebook. Here's the details: I used my memory card
> > > reader on the notebook to pull pictures from my camera's memory card. Since
> > > my computers are networked and my desktop is where I store my pictures, I
> > > moved the pictures directly from the memory card onto my XP desktop. Well,
> > > today when I went in to view and manipulate the pictures, I found that they
> > > don't seem to exist. There is a thumbnail of the picture in the folder, but
> > > the actual picture will not open in Windows picture viewer and when I look at
> > > the properties tab, the summary section says that properties are unavailable
> > > for the selected source. Basically I have lost these pictures because no
> > > other programs recognize them or will open them.
> > > Any ideas? Is it a problem with the transfer from my memory card reader
> > > itself, or is this a Vista to XP problem?
> > > I did have this happen once before with pictures back in June, but I can't
> > > remember how I tried to transfer them. I think back then I transferred them
> > > from the memory card reader onto the Vista notebook and then later moved them
> > > across the network onto my XP desktop, but I don't remember for sure.