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Nikon Coolpix 4500

When I turn camera on, screen says "this card cannot be used". Bought a brand new card- same message appears on screen

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  • Lisa Hunter Aug 04, 2006

    The origonal card has been working for several years, but on buying a brand new one and inserting it, the exact same problem occured

  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I have a Nikon Coolpix L830. I keep getting a frozen screen, then blinking and a message that says "Card Cannot be read". I used it once and it took great pics, the next time I was going to use it is when this problem started.



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Hello, the memory card need formatting regularly, but we usually not do that. for longer use we have to format it regularly. your problem relates to this matter or your card may be fall down or damaged by any means. but as you said when you incert new memory card there is a same message it means there is some prolem with camera not with memory card. so you have to go to nikon shop. good luck...

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Did the 1st card ever work? (i.e. is the camera new to you). After many uses, the memory cards need to be reformatted (thru your Setup menu). Post the make and model of the cards and we can check to see if they're compatible w/ your camera.

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