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Memory card I have a coolpix 8800 camera it has been working fine, until the last download of photo's, now it keeps comming up on the screen memory card not formatting, I have ejected it and put back in on several occassions but, it is still comming up not formatting, please can you help! Mrs j. shaw

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    Rob May 11, 2010

    Hi there, have you checked to see if the card was not locked by accident?

  • Glyn Kendall May 11, 2010

    Can you try another memory card? sometimes they get damaged.
    A card reader can sometimes format cards when the camera will not.


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Hi Janet, do this:
To fix this, remove the SD card from your camera. Look on the side and you will find a little switch. One end of the switch says locked the other end says unlocked. Move the switch from locked to unlocked. Replace it in your camera and turn it back on.

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