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Memory card problem

I have a problem with my camera shutting off when trying to view pictures taken or trying to upload the pictures. At first I thought it was a problem with the camera, but when I take the memory card out, the camera works just fine. Also, when I inserted the memory card into someone elses new camera (same make and model) it made their camera react the same way. The memory card was inserted into a friend computer slot for reading cards. I don't know if this could have infected the card or not. Is it possible the the card is now defective or dirty? Is there a way of cleaning a card. Would a new card solve the problem?

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Re: Memory card problem

I had the exact same problem, and i had no luck finding a solution, so i was messing around with it, and i figured out what the issue was. Go to Menu and then to the SETUP option. When you scroll down there should be a USB option. Change it from Digital Camera to Disk Drive, and your computer/camera will register that it has a card in it!

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