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Memory card stopped the camera working

I recently bought an Olympus FE-210 and an Olympus XD 1GB card, which I was told would work well with my camera. I put it in exactly as the directions stated, and when I turned it on and tried to take pictures, it took a long time to take the pictures, and none of the other buttons work. I can't view pictures, I can't go to the menu, and when I try to zoom in, it just zooms back out. I tried plugging it in to my computer to try and download the picture, and it turns on and goes to the menu, but won't let me press any buttons. There was nothing I could find in the troubleshooting section in the manual, other than to take the card out and put it back in (which I have tried numerous time, to no effect).

I am expecting my first child in a few months, and would like to have my camera working to document this amazing event. Please help if you can!

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A 1 GB card is SMALL - and is likely very very slow in saving pictures. you may want to tryt to get a different, larger memory card

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check the battery door and make sure it is making good connection with the batteries.

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