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Please help: readout says "no memory space" but memory stick is empty!

DSC -P200 is the model, only about 18 months old

Says that the memory stick is full ("no memory space") but just copied over all pics to my harddrive, like usual.

Please help



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  • Rhys Robinson
    Rhys Robinson Oct 25, 2007

    Thank you very much Viri, and I expect that I'm almost ready to solve the problem.  Problem is that I have just relocated and the owner's manual is "lost" somewhere in the boxes!  Can you please help me figure out which is the SET UP position on the dial, what is the icon for the MEMORY STICK TOOL?

    Thank you again in advance!




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On your camera there is a wheel that allows you choose between Normal picture, Review, Setup and Scene Modes. That wheel is the MODE DIAL. 

Once you find the wheel just follow the instructions given ealier then your problem will be over.  Settle down, take the camera and have a relaxed time solving your problem.  Meantime do not worry about the manual I am sure you will find it.

Do not hesitate to write again if you were not successful.  Have a great day.

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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When you copy pictures to your computer you still have the pictures on your camera so there is need to clean them up my reformatting memory stick.   This procedure will leave the memory stick clean and ready for a new set of pictures.  Here is how you reformat the memory stick-:

1.  Insert the memory stick to be cleaned/formatted in the camera

2.  Turn the MODE DIAL to the SETUP position on the camera

3.  Switch on the camera


5.  Press the centre of the CONTROL BUTTON

6.  Select FORMAT by using the down arrow and up arrow

7. Choose OK by moving the right arrow button

8.  Finally press the centre of the CONTROL BUTTON and this will start reformatting the MEMORY STICK and it will ready for reuse.  

Enjoy your new space in your Memory Stick!

Posted on Oct 24, 2007

  • Evans Mbambo Oct 25, 2007

    "On your camera........Have agreat day!" was submitted by Viri as well.  Have you started using your camera again.  Please write if you are still having problems.



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