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Neither my camera nor my computer with XP PRO OS can identify this memory stick

I have bought Memory Stick Pro 512 MB Made By San Disk china. I have a digital still camera made by Sony model DSC - S85. I bought the memory stick in Geneva airport, at the duty free shop and ,and I asked the man in the shop and he told me that the stick is good for use in all Sony cameras. Now I see that neither my camera nor my computer with XP PRO OS can identify this memory stick. Is there any way that this stick can be converted and become useful for me. David Harari

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Many thanks for your kind answer. Sorry but even my reader does not identify the card. I must clarify that both my computer and laptop and my camera identify the old memory stick without any problems but all f them does not identify the new memory stick pro. So I can not format the card because the computer does not identify it... David Harari

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You will need to reformat the card: 1. Place the card in the reader 2. Right click on the drive letter for the reader 3. Choose format 4. Choose full format with no label 5. Finish the format 6. Test card. It should now be working correctly. Note: Certain cameras may require that you also format the card in the camera.

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