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I need to get my camera to pick up my memory card. Stays on internal memory.


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With no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format" and follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory. Then, insert the card and do the format thing again. This will erase the card so download any pics first using a card reader if necessary.
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