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"Card Not Initialized"

I have inserted several different Compact Flash cards into my camera, formatted each repeatedly, and I still receive the same message. Anything else I can try before I take it to a camera shop?

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  • fichtera Jan 16, 2009

    i'm having the same issue... can't get the compact flash cards (a 512MB and a 4GB) to initialize. it says they are formatting when I'm in the set-up mode, but as soon as I go to shooting mode, I get "Card Not Initialized" in White Letters/Red Background on the screen.




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Yes take a bottle of air blaster commonly used fo computers and blow out the card bay then on your computer insert the compact flash card and click on it erase the disk do not format it at all then insert it into your camera. the camera will format it with what the camera uses.

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