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Unable to format

After taking photos and downloading the ones I wanted, after re-inserted card, camera shows unable to format. How can I fix.

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  • mmathewson37 Nov 12, 2008

    I have tried 4 different san disc cards by different makers with the same results- unable to format. I have had the camera for a couple years - this is the first time I have had problems.


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I suppose the easy answer is to re-format the card in another device. I had a problem with HP M425 that although the card was only half full, the camera would complain that it was unable to save, and then lock up. Removing the battery reset the camera problem. Transferring all the pictures on to a PC then reformatting the card in the PC cured card part. If you don't have a PC with a reader of some kind to do this, you could try another camera (not HP?) or indeed some mobile phones to reformat the card.

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