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Camera says "Memory Card Full" but the card is empty...

I got my camera today and charged the battery all the way and put everything in the camera. I did a test movie just to experiment with it and took a 15 second video, and then deleted it, and now it says the memory card is full. but it's not! I don't understand. Please help! Thanks

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Re: Camera says "Memory Card Full" but the card is...

Hi, First, lets try formatting the card. But be aware that it will erase everything on the card. 1 Turn on the camera 2 Press the Menu button 3 Toggle once to the left to get the Setup menu (the one with the hammer/wrench icon) 4 Toggle down to Format 5 Select OK and press the Set button. To perform a low-level format, press the up arrow and then the right arrow to add the check mark. After you do this, exit the menu by pressing the Menu button. Take some still photos first. Download them to the computer but don't delete them from the card yet. Disconnect the camera from the computer (or if you are using a card reader remove the card). Delete the images from the card by using the menu in the playback/review mode. Let me know if this solves anything.

Posted on Jul 02, 2007

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go into the camera's system menu and look for "format card" doing this will enable the camera to utilize the memory card. let me know if this helps, if not there are other things we can try.

Posted on Jul 05, 2007

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