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Nikon D40 Memory Card Error

I just purchased a Nikon D40 and a Kodak SDHC 4GB card. The camera will not recognize the card. The book says this type of card is compatible but it reads on the screen no sd card inserted.
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    camera says card formatted but then immediately asks to reformat.  i'm stuck in a loop i can't get out of

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Hello. Make sure the write-protect switch on the SD card is in the UP (nearer to the contacts) position. Try the card in an SDHC capable reader on your computer first. Note that the SD card can only be inserted one way - make sure you're not putting it in upside-down! If the computer recognizes the presence of inserted card (whether it can read it or not), format it at FAT32. When finished, remove properly (icon in system tray) and insert into your D40 slot, WITH THE CAMERA OFF!! Turn on the D40, and if it now recognizes the SD card, FORMAT it again, in the camera. Good luck.

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