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Nikon d70 does not want to format

I have tried switching compact flash, batteries, lenses but it seems that the broblem is that it doesnt want to format my card what is the solution to this problem

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This camera allows at most a 4GB CF card, are you trying to use something larger, or does it do this with any size card? Also make sure card isnt write protected. Failing either of these suggestions, its possible that something has happened to the card slot internal to camera, they can be quite fragile.

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