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When camers is turned on, screen reads, card is unreadable.


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When camers is turned on, screen reads, card is unreadable.


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I have a Photosmart R725 camera with some problems reading the card. Message on screen says "card unreadable" or "card unsupported". This occurs with a new card, and even with a card that I have been using already, and have hundreds of photos on. I have tried to find the answer to my problem in the book, to no avail. Please help. Card unreadable on screen, also unable to establish a connection with pc. This also occurs with a new card


You can contact HP through their online chat page. I have contacted them several times in regard to my HP camera and they are extremely helpful. You should still be able to contact them through this service even if your warranty has run out. Here is ... HP Photosmart R727 Digital Camera

I took my CF card out to get photos, went to put it back in and the screen read "There is a problem with CF card. Replace the CF card." I didn't think there was a problem with the card. But I replaced it anyway. Same message. I tried to format the new card and a message read err 99 turn it off and on and reinstall battery & put it back. I did all of that. Same message about the CF card.


Your CF pins in the camera are most likely bent/broken. This is a very common problem. Most repair shops will charge $150-$200 to repair this.\015\012\015\012Hope this helps.\015\012\015\012Wes ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

When i turn my camera on the screen is all fuzzy.I can view the pictures on the memory card on the screen but when i turn the switch to take pictures i cant view anything apart from a fuzzy screen.The camers is an canon isux 11 about 4/5 years old


It sounds like your LCD display is on its way out. ... Digital Cameras

Read card showing up in on the screen...i cannot turn off, on, change mode, or anything.


What model Cobra camera? What type and size memory card? ... Cobra Digital Cameras

When camer is turned on it reads the card is


If you have another card, try it if that don't do it it is your reader on your camera. ... Casio Exilim EX-S880 Digital Camera

Hi, I have a Canon Power Shot S2 IS 5.0 megapixels that was working fine until one day I changed the memory card from 512MB to a 1GB. Now every time I turn the camera on and try to take a picture, a beeping sound and a legend on the LCD screen that reads: Memory card error. It's like something locked the shutter mechanism. I tried other memory cards with the same results. Thanks, Roger.


Its possible that there may be an error on the camera try to reset the camera by \015\012\015\0121. Turn the mode lever to the camera or play button\015\0122. Press and hold the MENU button for more than 5 seconds.\015\0123, T ... Canon Digital Cameras

When turned on, screen reads "card write protected"-we have tried different cards. Took it to camera shop. They tried card- said it could be fault with camera. Advise?


First off what is the make and model of the camera? It definitely sounds like if you have tried different cards that it could be a problem with your camera being defective. Once I know the specific model I can assist you further.Thank you, ... Canon Digital Cameras

I turned the camera on to take a picture and got a message on the screen that said "error reading memory card." and it says now there are no images on the card, and there were images on it.


Download any pictures still on the card using a cardreader. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Formatting problems I have a minolta dimage 2300 that I can't get it to format.I put a new compact flash card in the camera and the screen keeps reading not formated,so I went throught the steps to format it and it keeps freezing up on the final step which reads FORMAT ? YES NO OK ENTER I highlite yes an press the enter button and the camera just freezes up,I can't even turn it off I have to wait untill it goes off by itself in 3 minutes.Can you give me a hint of what I can do???


Try formatting the card on a computer than again on the camera. If you don't have success formatting the card with a computer than it is a pretty sure thing that there may be something wrong with the card. ... Konica Minolta DiMAGE 2300 Digital Camera

My Canon EOS Rebel 300D has a problem.. I can turn it on and take a picture and use the lcd screen etc when there is NO CF card in,but as soon as I put a CF card in it reads Err 02..


Your card is somehow corrupted or not formated for the Canon EOS rebel ... Canon Digital Rebel / EOS-300D Digital Camera with EF-S 18-55mm Lens

Card locked hello, I have a pentax optio S7, when I turned it on today it showed a black screen with the words Card locked. I have been going through the mode and menu to no avail, it also reads green mode must be canceled to use this function.


The card has a lock on it which must have been disturbed, just take it out and slide it to unlock. ... Pentax Optio S6 Digital Camera

Hello, I have a Lumix Panasonic DMC-FX9 and I turned it on today and the screen reads "THIS MEMORY CARD IS PROTECTED" I cannot take pictures nor can I change the screen. It seems to be locked. Though I didn't lock it but I do have a 3 year old who may have touched the camera. Any help would be much appreciated! Thanks in advance, Christine


Take a look at the memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper ... Digital Cameras

When I turn it on the screen reads out of memory. tried with 2gb card and a 128mb card


Have you formatted these cards in the camera? This will completely erase them so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Nikon Coolpix S550 10 Megapixel Digital Camera (Graphite Black) with 5x Optical Zoom + 4GB Memory Ca

Nikon d70 There is no display on the monitor screen. When I press menu the screen turns white. No menu items and no photos are displayed. I aso note that the date has gone wrong - gives 2004-date for photos taken today when I read memory card on my laptop.


... Nikon D70 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon Coolpix 995. When I turn it on, The LCD screen reads "This card cannot be used" and the the small screen on top flashes "CF.Er". Thanks for the help! Jeff


... Nikon Coolpix 995 Digital Camera

Hey i got a coolpix s52 but every time i turn it on the screen reads this card cannot be use.. ive tried a various amount of new and old cards.. whats wrong with my camera??


... Nikon COOLPIX S52 Digital Camera

The camera shuts down soon after starting. Turn camera on green light flashes. Screen says reading internal or memory card. Reset time date excetra. Screen goes black. Lens does not retract.


Have same camera haen t had that prob sound s like weak batteries go into menu an dsee what its set at and reprogram it to what you want mine never came with the docking station try withou tand new batteries i use rechargable batteries with nicad ba ... Kodak EasyShare DX4330 Digital Camera

My z950 is not reading my memory card. I got it a couple of weeks ago and it was working fine. I took my memory card out to print pictures and when I put it back in, the screen keeps saying internal memory full and showing the pictures on the internal memory. I keep taking it out and putting it back in and turning the camera on and off, but it's not working.


Make shore the memory card is out of the camera and reformatte the interal memory and reset the camera ,turn it off and put the memory card back in it should work now. ... Kodak EasyShare Z950 Digital Camera

I turned on the camera - screen read "memory card error" and the sub message "card locked" what to do?


SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it ful ... Canon PowerShot SD1000 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus tough 3000 wich seems to turn on and off when I try to power it on. the screen goes on and off every second. Not possible to take pictures. (this happens every time unless it have been connected to a computer. read further down) I wondered if a hard reset, installing the firmware once again could solve the problem. I have no problems in connecting the camera to mac computer. It can read whatever that is inside the memory card. If I disconnect the camera after it has been con


Hi,I'm sorry to know that the Camera is turning off and on again. I'll be glad to assist you with this. Please make sure that the battery in the Camera is fully charged and is holding the charge for making the Camera to turn on. You ... Olympus ? Tough 3000 / Stylus Tough 3000 Digital Camera

Polaroid Model a815 just bought yesterday: I took pictures with it and turned it off to get another item to photograph. When I turned it back on I got "Card Error" then a screen to Format Card: Cancel/Execute. I could not move to hit the cancel. It would only take Execute. It sat there "Busy" until it timed out. When I turned it back on I was back to the Card Error. I removed the Card and tried a different one. None of the buttons would work, but I still had the Format Screen showing. According


As you only bought it yesterday, take it back to the vendor and request a demonstration to your satisfaction. This looks like a fault, assuming so, request a replacement under warranty.\015\012\015\012Normally, all of these camera's are s ... Polaroid Digital Cameras

I have a Photosmart R927 HP digital camera...I have had this camera for several years. I have not used in a couple of weeks. Turned on camera today and my screen reads "CARD LOCKED". I have never had this before. How do I unlock?


Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. ... HP Photosmart R927 Digital Camera

MEMORY CARD I FORMATED THEN PRESSED OK, THEN THE CAMERA READS -ONE MOMENT- THEN AFTER A FEW SECONDS THE SCREEN TURNS BLACK


Can you proceed to take pictures? ... Vivitar ViviCam 5386 Digital Camera

When I turn on my camera, the screen reads "Card Protected." I cannot take or delete photos.


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the ot ... Polaroid Digital Cameras
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