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Card not initialized

How do I initialize my card?

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Re: card not initialized

Well i got the a340 and i just got it from my aunt and i got a new memory card and when i go to format it and at the very end theres a window that pops up and says Windows was unable to complete the format and when i turn on the cam it says card not initialized can anyone help me out?

Posted on Dec 24, 2007

Re: card not initialized

This seems to happen if I forget to eject the camera icon before taking out the USB lead, even if I have turned off the computer first. Press menu button, click on SET on page 1, scroll down to FORMAT on page 2, and go to OK. The camera will initialise the card, but beware - all the pictures will be erased.

Posted on Feb 23, 2008

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