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Memory card error

I am using a 8GB memory card or at least trying to but it tells me that there is an error ''Memory card error'' to be more exact why is it doing that? memory card is a San Disk SDHC Card, it is unlocked otherwise it tells me memory card locked what could be the problem?

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Hey first look out for the write prevention loack switch it is normally located on the side of the card , otherwise also see if ur camera supports 8 gb card or not bcoz cameras does not support all capacity cards they do have limitations they are not future proof , pls use the specified card type only

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