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I turn the caera on and I get a message stating " Card not initialized" Can this be fixed or do I need to buy a new card.

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It just means that the card needs to be formatted (or initialized) in the camera. This will erase it so download any pics from it first....use a card reader if necessary. Then, go into the camera menu and find "format" (may be called "initialize") and follow the on-screen instructions to erase the card and bring it back to "like new" status.

Posted on Mar 27, 2011

  • Joseph b Mar 28, 2011

    I tried it. Did not solve the problem.

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