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I bought the camera brand new 5 days ago. I've been using the memory card to take a few photos and a few videos with no problem. Now when I turn on the camera, it says,.. "out of memory", but the memory card is in. Nothing in the manual says anything about this. Help please..! I can't use the camera at all now.

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Sounds like you may have taken at least one picture on the internal memory. You need to get rid of that for your card to work properly. With no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format" and follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory. Then, insert your card and it should work.

Posted on Apr 04, 2011

  • kdoherty1810 Apr 04, 2011

    Thank you for the advice. I went in to the menu, and formatting as you said. I clicked on "Format Memory". It said "all images will be deleted, ok?" I hit enter. Then it said all memory was deleted. Put the memory card back in and the same message came on when I turned on the camera.....'"Out of memory."
    Any more suggestions would be great. Thanks!

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