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Card problem My S3500 says card error when I turn the camera on. Tried formatting the card and it says card not initalized. Tried new card same deal. Any ideas.

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Re: Card problem

It is possible that the largest card this camera will accept is 256MB. Check your manual to be certain.
At 3.2MP this will store up to almost 300 images so it should be of ample size.
Regarding the next question, I don't believe it is possible to lock an Xd memory card. The writhe error is likely due to the above or damage to the card or the card port on the camera.

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Is the card larger than 2GB.
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