How do I fix error on Sony Handycam hard drive?

Please confirm that these are the steps that you performed;

  1. Perform a power reset on the camcorder. Turn off the camcorder. Remove the battery and disconnect the AC power adapter for 60 seconds.
  2. Back up the data from the camcorder on a computer.
  3. Format the camcorder hard drive.
  4. Perform a factory reset on the camcorder .

How do I restore my camera?

Check your device. If you’re an Android user, Google Photos has got your back. Open the app, click on the Menu button at the top left of the screen, and go to the trash. Press and hold the photo or video you want to recover and a restore button will appear at the top right. Click it.

How do you manually eject a tape from a Sony camcorder?

Remove the battery/AC power chord. Either push the ‘reset button’ with a paper clip or locate and remove the backup battery (button cell). With the outer door still fully open refit the battery or connect to AC power. This process should trigger the eject mechanism.

Why is my Sony camera just a black screen?

Ensure a fully-charged battery is inserted in the camcorder. Adjust the brightness setting of the LCD screen. NOTE: It may be difficult to see the image if the LCD screen is exposed to the sunlight when recording outdoors. Block the sunlight to check the image.

How do you get a stuck tape out of a Sony Handycam?

The cassette compartment will not open or the tape is stuck and will not eject.

  1. Turn off the camcorder.
  2. Remove the battery from the camera.
  3. Remove the AC power supply from the camera.
  4. Slide the power switch on the camera to the VTR, VCR or CAMERA mode for 15 seconds.
  5. Slide the power switch back to the OFF position.

Why does my camcorder show a black screen?

Ensure the lens cap on the front of the camcorder has been removed. Ensure the lens cover is open. Ensure the STANDBY/LOCK switch is set to the STANDBY position. Turn on the camcorder and set it to the CAMERA mode.