I see online over and over again about memory cards failing. Here’s a quick tip — instead of deleting photos from your memory card, format your memory card after each time you put it into your computer. Doing so will cause the memory card to do a soft sort of “reset,” and in addition to deleting your images, it’ll make sure it’s in tip-top shape for your camera.
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