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Need Help FD95 Memory Stick

Purchased a brand new FD95 and a memory stick FD2MA with 64mb just last night. I've follow the instruction correctly to install the memory stick. But when I tried to take photo, LCD display says "Format Error" at the center of the LCD display and C:13:01 blinking. Help , I don't know what to do. Do I need a drive to format the memory stick????

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Not all fd 95 are memory stick compatible !

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