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What does MSDC mean everytime I plug the camera into my laptop that comes up on the screen?

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  • tamlpn Feb 23, 2010

    what does MSCD mean

  • Patricia Turnbull
    Patricia Turnbull Feb 17, 2013

    I am having the same thing come up on my camera when I charge it via the outlet not the computer and want to know what it means I've read everything in here and there are no answers to anyone's questions does the person in charge of this site not answer????

  • Richard Beaulieu
    Richard Beaulieu May 26, 2018

    SAME WITH ME, WHAT DO I DO?? to solve problem

  • amiyah
    amiyah Sep 11, 2018

    how do i take stuff off when it says MSDC on the screen of the camcorder

  • Jeremy Smith
    Jeremy Smith May 23, 2019

    It is connected to a charger source weather computer or outlet..... Not memory card problems how I know this is because I have no memory card in at this time

  • Jeremy Smith
    Jeremy Smith May 23, 2019

    All you can do is disconnect camera from power source, disconnect cord!

  • Crystal D Harris
    Crystal D Harris Jul 17, 2019




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The MSDC error is to do with the memory card having bad sectors or has become corrupt.

Basically you have to reformat the card to get it working or take the card out of the camera and put it in a card reader and see if you can get the computer to recognize the card that way.


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