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Memory Card Format Fail

Ive bought a Lexar SD Memory Card and formatted it according to the instructions. Now when I turn the camera on it shows 'Format Fail' and my only option is to delete all files. I have tried formatting this numerous times but will not work. The memory card has been used successfully on my friends Pentax Optio camera so nothing wrong with the card. Help.

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Re: Memory Card Format Fail

Hi I think its a compatibility issue. Try formatting it using your camera. else format it using Windows.

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Never format a memory card using windows. Always use the camera to format it.
In genereal though, cards do not need formating before use, the camera will sort this out for you

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Preformat : By Fix-shad0w

Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from or
Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives.
Check its contents first to make sure that you have the right drive.
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Leave all the options as they are and click on 'Start'. This is a non-reversible process so make sure this is what you truly wanted to do in the first place.
Once the process is completed, take the memory card out and insert it into your Digital Camera or any other device. Try to browse to it to make sure it works fine now.

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