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Kate Rice-Smith Posted on Jul 31, 2007
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Memory Card I recently wiped all the pictures off my memory card and now when I turn the camera on it says 'card not initilised' Have looked through the set up menu and still don't no how to make it work!!!!

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Hi, You can try: Remove/reinsert the memory card; Follow page 74 of the users manual (display set-up menu, < or > till format function, choose xD-Picture Card, Pressing MENU/OK initializes the xD-Picture Card or internal memory. Initializing internal memory takes about 15 seconds. A reminder, The Format function erases all the frames (files), including protected frames (files). Back up important frames (files) onto your PC or another media. Hope this works for you. Pls post again how things turn up. Good luck and kind regards.

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    sorry it should be page 75

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Format the card in the Camera- read your manual

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