Question about HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera
I have an HP M425 camera. When the camera is turned on it says: Card has Wrong Format....Press OK to format card". When I do in fact press OK, it says "Unable to Format"...
I've used this camera for over a year with no prob...
I had the same problem with an HP R817 when I used an ultrafast sd card init - it killed the card!
Now I only buy standardsd cards and reformat - only wipe the files on the card and not reformat it!
Works OK upto 4gb so far!
Hope this helps someone!
Posted on Jul 07, 2008
Not a solution, but after corresponding with HP customer service, they concluded that the problem with my M527 (see above) cannot be fixed. They offered to replace it with the same two-year old model for $99.99 which is much more than that model camera would be worth. I declined their offer.
Posted on Jun 09, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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This is Vikram Kumar Thumu from India-Hyderabad. I have seen your message on the issue related to the Error message stating that Wrong Format. I would like to provide my suggestions on the issue. I hope that this should work and will resolve the issue for you.
If this is exact error message then try :
"CARD HAS WRONG FORMAT. Press OK to format card. "
Possible cause is : The memory card is formatted for a different device such as an MP3 player.
Solution : Reformat the memory card (remove the card from the camera if you do not want it to be reformatted).
I hope that this should resolve the issue.
If the issue still persists then you can take help of HP Chat Support.
For your convienience, I'll provide the link for you.
Hmm, this is the link to visit HP chat Support for your Camera
link is :
Open the link and fill the information and this will get to the HP Chat support and I am sure that this will resolve the issue for you.
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