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My sony dsc-w90 has just started to say "reinsert memory card". I have cleaned card and now bought a new card to no avail. Seems to be a fault with the camera which is about 18months old. Can I fix this fault? Best regards Dave Friston

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  • david_fristo Mar 06, 2009

    my sony dsc-w90 has just started to say "reinsert memory stick". I have cleaned card and now bought a new card to no avail. Maybe a fault with the camera which is about 18months old? Can I fix this fault? I have tried reformat card in Menu but it wont format, just repeats "Reinsert Memory Stick". Best regards Dave Friston

  • david_fristo Mar 06, 2009

    Many thanks for the advice

    Dave Friston

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Try cleaning the contacts in memory card slot, if that does not work, then the camera has a lose contact to the memory card reader slot.

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You have an internal fault in the camera. Sounds like you may have a broken pin. A repair shop should be able to fix this very cheap. I would not attempt doing it yourself as it could damage the camera worse if a mistake is made.

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Does the camera work without a memory card? Please try a smaller one, what size are you using now?

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    It appears the camera can't read the memory stick, try formatting it on your computer for FAT if that doesn't work try FAT32.

    IF this doesn't improve the problem at all, then the cardreader on the camera is possibly faulty.


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    Plug the card to your computer, open my computer, right click on the card and select format. Then format the card.


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Please go to camera menu and try to format memory card and then check, does camera gives same error.

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    memory card holder pins seems damaged so camera gives you error message. In this case main board of camera will be replaced.
    You should contact Sony service center for fix.

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