PC doesnt recongize my memory stick as a formatted memory stick...
My 2 gig memory stick for my psp is already formatted, and works perfectly on mylaptop, but not my PC. The PC recongizes it as a psp, and a memory stick, but it gives me a message saying that its "not formatted". i already formatted it on the PSP, and worked on the laptop..and when i try to format it on the comp, it says it cant..whats the problem? any help would be appreciated. (i run windows XP professional btw)
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Do both systems run XP? Also, check the driver files on your PC, and test it with another card of the same make. Is the write-protection switch set to on? Test the card reader with other formats of cards, if it is a multiple reader, just to make sure that it is functioning at all.
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you may have to format the card. Also make sure your card is not placed in the lock position.
How to Fix a PSP Memory Stick
your PSP's Firmware (its operating system) before doing anything else.
Firmware 5.0 solves many software problems that are encountered with
older memory sticks. You can upgrade it by simply connecting your PSP
to any wireless connection through its WiFi. Once a connection is established, the PSP will update itself automatically.
Check to see that your memory stick's plastic tongs, the small sticks that separate each connection, are straight. If one is bent, your PSP will not recognize the stick.
your memory stick if it still does not work. Insert it into a PC with a
memory stick slot. You will most likely be able to see all of your
saved files. If so, continue to the next step. If you still cannot see
your files, then your memory stick is defective, and it is not the
Copy your files from the memory stick to the hard drive.
your memory stick using the "Format Disk" option in Windows. Open
Windows Explorer, and find your memory stick listed in the "Drives"
section. Right-click on the memory stick, and click "Format." Follow
the on-screen instructions in the windows that pop up.
your memory stick into your PSP. It should recognize the disk now.
However, you now need to format the memory disk again with the PSP.
Go the PSP main menu, and select "Settings." Then select "Format Memory Disk."
your memory stick back in your PC, and return the files you removed
earlier. When you reinsert the stick into your PSP, it should now see
all the files.
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Format it with your PSP not your PC, you pc will read the format from your psp but not vice versa because you are probably formatting it NTFS and not FAT16 or FAT32, the psp has its own way o formatting it. Thanks
I had the same problem. I bought a 2 gig memory pro-duo with the adapter and it gave me that error even though it fit just fine. I then tried a 512 memory stick and a 1 gig memory stick and neither one worked it gave me the C:13:01 error code. So I found out the hard way that the camera will not read it. The Sony DSC-S85 will not take memory above a 128. Try the Lexar 64MB memory stick. I just bought 4 and they work perfectly fine.