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Disk not formatted

I tried to do the download through the camera as well and it is still giving me the same message... any other ideas???

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    Randy Wheatley May 11, 2010


    Anything else?


  • Randy Wheatley
    Randy Wheatley May 11, 2010


    Tell me what is happening, what's the message? have you taken photos and you want to format the SD card or is the PC asking you to format the card?



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You need to eliminate all the possibilities.
Does andifferent memory card exhibit exactly the same problem?
Sometimes memory cards develop faults.
If you can use the camera to format the card (You will lose all the pictures on the card when you do this) and take some fresh pictures, it may work. If not, buy a new card. The prices have come down so much now it makes sense to have several 1Gb cards so that you can have spares and swap them around.

Most cards work best if all the images are transferred to your computer or onto CD and then formatting the card to erase everything. If you do not do this the card may become unusable even if you have deleted individual images.

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