I have a SCPH-70003 model ps 2 and am trying to format a ps one memory card. Every time i start it, it asks me if i want to format the card, and then tells me the formatting has failed. Is there anything i can do about it?
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I'm assuming you are trying to use an SD card in your camera and not the internal memory. I suggest you format the memory card if you are sure there is nothing on the card. Formatting the memory card deletes everything on the card and sets it up with a file system that your camera recognizes. Follow these steps to format your memory card using your camera.
1. Turn camera off
2. Insert memory card
3. Turn camera on
4. When the memory card is inserted in the camera,
the [Format card] option appears in the setup
5. Choose Format to format the entire card. Don't choose Quick Format
6. Wait until your card is formatted
After formatting your memory card, try turning your camera off and on and you should now be able to take pictures to your memory card.
P.S. If you remove your memory card you can choose Format Memory from the setup menu to format the camera's built-in internal memory
#1 Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com #2 Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives. #3 Check its contents first to make sure that you have the right drive. #4 In 'My Computer', right-click on the drive and choose 'Format'. #5 Leave all the options as they are and click on 'Start'. This is a non-reversible process so make sure this is what you truly wanted to do in the first place. #6 Once the process is completed, take the memory card out and insert it into your Digital Camera or any other device. Try to browse to it to make sure it works fine now.
to remove password,update phone online with card in phone.format memory card with a card reader,remember to back up data.if this doesn't work maybe the memory card is bad.try formatting another memory card with phone to confirm.
Hi,The solution is to format the memory card or initialize the memory card.Note formatting the memory card will delete all the pictures or data stored.
Formatting memory card 1. Press the MENU button in any mode. 2. Move the 5-way scroll button to the right and press the confirm button to enter the SETUP menu. 3. Move the 5-way scroll button down and enter the FORMAT menu. Press the confirm button and the "Format?" dialog box appears. Select "Yes" to start formatting. Select "No" to cancel.
These instructions are from the Instruction Manual of the Coolpix S 210 and need to be carried out within the Set-Up Menu.
Refer Page 19:
Removing Memory Cards Before removing memory cards, turn the camera off and confirm that the power-on lamp is off. Open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover and press the card in 1 to partially eject the card 2. The card can then be removed by hand. B Formatting Memory Cards If the message at right is displayed, the memory card must be formatted before use (A110). Note that formatting permanently deletes all pictures and other data on the memory card. Be sure to make copies of any pictures you wish to keep before formatting the memory card. Use the multi selector to choose Yes and press k. The confirmation dialog will be displayed. To start formatting, choose Format and press k. • Do not turn the camera off or open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover until formatting is complete. • The first time you insert the memory cards used in other devices into the COOLPIX S210, be sure to format them using this camera (A110).
Refer Pg 110:
Format Memory/m Format Card
Use this option to format the internal memory or a memory card. Formatting the Internal Memory
To format the internal memory, remove the memory
card from the camera.
The Format memory option appears in the setup
menu. Formatting a Memory Card
When the memory card is inserted in the camera, the Format card option appears in the setup menu.