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I defraged my card and now it does not work in my camera

I have a Sandisn Ultra II 4gig CompactFlash card.  I thought i could defrag it by erasing it in my macs disk utilities application but now when i put the card in my camera it reads as a "CF Error".  Should i not have erased the info this way?  What can i do to repair this Flash card?  I would really appreciate any help.  Thank you

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An older mac could have rearrange the byte order and thus render the card unusable. Have you tried to format the card in the camera? If this doesn't work contact sandisk for a replacement.

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