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Camera does not work when memory card is inserted

My camera works perfectly when there is no memory card in it but as soon as I put a memory card in it will not power up and the screen shows nothing, and I cannot take photo's. The battery's work and so do the memory cards. Also the SSWF occasionaly flashes I have 2 freshely charged battery's and 2 memory cards and have tried combinations of them all with no change. Please help

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Re: Camera does not work when memory card is inserted

Just look in the slot for a short circuit. some times it does hapen on cf cards or on xd cards.

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