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Hi i recently pressed format on my vivi cam 5199 by mistake now when i put any memory card in the camera it says format error

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  • toni_gledhil Jan 13, 2009

    did as said formated memory card it still says format error, tried other memory cards in it and they still say the same. will it be a technical error.

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If you format your memory card all files that are saved to it will be erased

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I had a similar problem suggested recently.
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Colin

colinfenning@yahoo.co.uk

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