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Vivicam 5100 card error

Ok so i have the camera and took a couple of pics today. i tried to download them to my pc and the camera is saying that it is a card error. how do i fix it?

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Re: vivicam 5100 card error

Ok this is a common problem, all you need to do is connect the cam to the computer, on the cam press disk drive, then in my computer find drive, usually F:\ right click press format, make sure after you format, dissconnect the cam from the PC. Leave the camera POWERED ON then through the camera options press menu setup and format then execute, then cam shud be fine, btw doing this will erase any pix you have on there at this moment in time

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