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Format erroe Hey I got a Sony Cybershot DSC W55 and a memory stick pro duo that was working just fine..I could take pictures and everything..Out of the blue though, it suddenly says format error..I havent tried to format it yet coz ive got some pictures on the memory card that i havent dwnloaded onto my pc yet..Is there no other way to solve the problem without having to delete all the pictures on the card? Thnx

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Re: Format erroe

Have you tried to check the contents of the memory stick from your PC?

If you can't see the files on your PC, there are a number of file recovery software packages available, some are even free.

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Hi There and Welcome to Fixya.

To remove/insert the memory stick pro duo from your Cybershot DSCW55, follow these steps :
  • Open the battery/memory stick duo cover
  • Remove the battery pack
  • Remove/insert the memory stick duo (insert with the terminal facing the camera lens)
  • Insert the battery pack and close the battery/memory stick duo cover
For more helpful information and details regarding usage and maintenance of this camera, please follow the below link :

Sony CyberShot

Pull up the website and simply click the "Instruction Manual".

Enjoy, and Thanks for using Fixya.

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what do you mean nothing happens???
the memory stick pro duo should fit right into the sony cybershot....
if your struggling to load your photos onto your computer buy a universal memory card reader!
you should try and use a memory stick in a camera that needs an sd though!

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