Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Dear Sir, I have a Finepix S3000, i bought a XD 2GB card, this worked well to take photo's but I could not offload it via My card reader, it tels me ''not formatted''. I formatted it via Microsoft XP, but then the Camera tels me ''not initialized''. Please help me. John at [email protected]


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