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Samsung S630 Digital Camera, Card Error and Format Error

When I turn my camera on with the card in it, it says card error and will not let me do anything. When I try to format it with the card in, it says Format Error. So I have a format and card error. Please help me.

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  • amanda76 Jan 04, 2008

    when i turn on my camera it says card error and wont let my take pictures

  • Anonymous Jan 05, 2008

    Mine does the same thing. CARD ERROR!!!

  • marquita Apr 17, 2008

    I can't take pictures because of card error appears .

  • Anonymous Jun 20, 2008

    when my memory card is in, it wont let me talk pictures,navigate or search through my pictures. Sometimes it wont even let me turn the camera on and off.

  • jane050 Jul 11, 2008

    I'm trying to load in my daughter's SD card ,same problem CARD ERROR what is the answer?? JANE, SUSSEX

  • Anonymous Aug 05, 2008

    file error on display of camera

  • Jenny_dar Dec 20, 2008

    I have been using the same card in my camera for months all of a sudden when i tried to take pictures of my newborn it started displaying card error. What can i do i am missing good once in a lifetime shots.



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Some Memory Cards have like a little slide button on the side.If you have been taking the Memory Card out the little button might have been pushed.

Or if you have been taking the card out and sometimes forgeting it was out the pictures will not show up like it is supposed to .THhe unknow pictures without the memory card will sometimes say FORMAT ERROR.

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You have several options:

1. see in the specification details of your camera what memory card is compatible for camera. for S630 it is SDHC/MMC/SD card (Up to 4GB Guaranteed). see if you're using memory card within this capacity and type. If you're using a different memory card type and capacity, try to use memorycard that is compatible with your camera.

2. try to use memory card to other devcie like cameras, cellphones and other devices and if it still has error problem, your card may be the one defective. use other cards.

3. try to take pictures without using memory card. use only the internal memory of camera. if camera still display this error meassage, camera needs service.

hope these options solve one of your problems. c",)

Posted on Jan 11, 2008

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2008

    in option number 2, if that camera still has the error message, the camera maybe the one defective not the card. if so, try to contact service centers.



I just had this problem with a brand new memory card. My camera is SDHC compatible and the memory card is SDHC, so there shouldn't have been a problem. But there was because I couldn't do anything!

So, I plugged the memory card into a reader and into my laptop. When it showed up in the Removable drive on my computer, I right clicked on it and did a FORMAT. Since my camera is SDHC compatible, I used FAT32 to reformat the card. If my camera was not compatible with SDHC, I would have used FAT16. It worked like a charm!

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Everything on my camera works just wont save any picuters on my card and if it does.. it just shiws file error

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  • hariom09 May 18, 2011

    i am facing a similar problem with my samsung ES30..i can use the memory card on my phone but wen i use it for my camera it doesnt although i bought this memory card with my cam makin sure with dealer if it works or not..still wen i afterwards tried it myself, it doesnt work.i mean i can cick pictures but i cannot view them in my camera nor on computer when connected.please help


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