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Status LED just blinking the whole time when switched on

Hi, my brother has this camera (no memory card) - he bought it about 2 years ago. He says when he switches it on the green status LED just flashes the whole time indicating it is busy processing. He alrady changed the batteries. No luck. I've looked at some of the others posts. Any ideas? Cheers, Eben

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    Eben van der Merwe Jun 29, 2007

    Yes he still has the manual. Not sure it can be formatted unless you can actually access the menu, but the menu does not come up.
    Eben

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Samsung digimax Technical support may have an idea. Is the manual still available - to format the memory? I guess however at the end of the day you /He will be looking for that new camera

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