cant read xd memory card

does anyone know how to fix a camera memory card (fujifilm XD 2gb - type M) ???? it wont read in my camera and when i insert it into a computer i get the "you need to format the disk in drive d: before you can use it?"  of course i said no.  

It has some holiday photos that i really want, please help?
resolver1Asked:
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Gorbi999Commented:
You could try to restore the pics with this software (Freeware):
http://www.pcinspector.de/SmartRecovery/info.htm?language=1
resolver1Author Commented:
i dont want to change anything on the xd card just incase other software can reclaim more files from it.  does this software read the xd card and write to a different location (such as a folder on the hard drive).
Gorbi999Commented:
of course. This program uses read-only mode for not destroying the cards content. You can choose then where to save the found files. I used this program several times with success, don't worry..
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resolver1Author Commented:
cheers, ill give it ago.  
resolver1Author Commented:
I've ran the recovery and it reovered most but not all.  Unfortunatly it didnt recover the one of the files i really wanted.  im going to try uusing a different program and see what results i get.  any other recomendations??

For your inforamtion. some of the jpg files were very large at about 50mb to 90mb.  my camera usually saves between 2mb  and 4 mb.  Some of the AVI's are very big for the shortness of the video. This tells me its not been able to cut the files off where the files end and carries on through the next file(s).  
Gorbi999Commented:
You could give FileScavenger a try:
http://www.quetek.com/prod02.htm (Shareware, but you can just try to find the files)
It's a similar program which saves the recovered data onto another drive.
If both can't recover the files, the chance is not very high to get the files back.
You could send the card to a professional recovery company, Like Ontrack, Kroll...
But that will be not cheap..
resolver1Author Commented:
i think ive recovered all the files now. Cant be sure though but i have the video i wanted whoo hoo!  i used Power data recovery.  I found a old copy so installed that. Thanks for your help!

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Gorbi999Commented:
Nice to hear. Thanks for the feedback.
So you can close this question now..
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