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Memory Card Problem

I have Canon Camera S410 model. I bought a new CF card of 512 MB which i have been using for close to 1 year. Today, when i took the card out and replaced it back, and switched on the camera in playback mode, the LCD screen is showing No Image Memory Card Error As a result, i am not able to shoot any pictures. Some 2 months back, the moisture had entered the camera and the camera would not operate. After a few days, it started operating, though occasionally. Recently, it was always operating and i faced no problem. I don't think this "memory card error" problem has any link to the moisture problem. If there is a link, i am not aware of it. Please note that the CF card slot cover is properly locked and still the problem persists. Please guide me how to rectify the error.

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Re: Memory Card Problem

Try to use the CF in another camera to find out whether your problem is the CF or the camera. Good luck!

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