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Nikon coolpix 3100 says can't read cf card. totally non-functional. help!

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If the card is old (had heavy use) ot greater that 1GB it will not work, just buy a new card about £7 from www.memorybits.co.uk - excellant site!

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

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