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.CANONMSC Folder. What Is It? Do I Need It?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 2:51 am

Ever since getting my D60, I've always wondered what the purpose of this folder is. In it are "CTG" files. I assume it is some sort of formatting file. When I archive to CD, I keep them, but do I need to? Is there any harm in just deleting them? Are they files only needed by the camera?

I searched the web, but didn't find much. Sorry if it's been discussed already, but the forum search is still limited.

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Bill
 
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RE: .CANONMSC Folder. What Is It? Do I Need It?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:05 am

How do you get them? Where do they appear? Never seen something like that before... you dont need them. just archiving the RAWs should be enough
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RE: .CANONMSC Folder. What Is It? Do I Need It?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:22 am

When I open the contents of a CF card, the first thing that shows is a DCIM folder. In that are the folders of images (i.e.: 272CANON) and the CANONMSC folder.

The CTG files in the CANONMSC folder are usually no bigger than a few K each.

 
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RE: .CANONMSC Folder. What Is It? Do I Need It?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:30 am

Must be format information or something. I dont use a card reader, I dl directly from the camera, so I dont see that stuff. You dont need it for archiving

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RE: .CANONMSC Folder. What Is It? Do I Need It?

Sun Sep 21, 2003 3:43 am

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