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DSLR - Camera stuck in formatting mode

Have a Nikon D70. Tried to format a 4G SD CF Ultra II. Would not complete formatting process. 4G card tried in Canon SD500 and worked fine.

Switched back to 512 SD CF that had been previously formatted for the D70. Shot images until card was full. Uploded images to PC and erased card. Placed 512 back into D70. Camera is now stuck in formatting mode. Have removed battery, tried other previously formatted SD CF cards and cannot get the D70 to work - stays stuck in format mode ("For" flashes where number of images should appear).

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  • TiggerandMoo Nov 03, 2007

    Please explain in greater detail. Menu in camera will not allow me to format the disc.

  • TiggerandMoo Nov 08, 2007

    First reply did not fix my problem. Anyone else out there that can help?



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Can you plug cam strait into comp if you can you will need to reinstall the software for the camera you should have got this when you brought reinstall this software this should solve your problem hope this is some help............................................

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if you want use the 4G you make sure your memory cards is compatible to 4G. then now you have got stuck when you back the 512!? all you have to do is to reformat your camera in to software. Thanks!!!

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