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I have a brand new PNY Optima SD card I wish to use with my easy share camera. When I insert the card into the camera it says the memory card requires formatting, then continues to say formatting will delete everything on the memory card. It repeats and WILL NOT FORMAT. I cannot even get to the MENU to format the card. I am not concerned about getting pictures OFF the card - the issue is that I cannot format the card to use in the camera. Yet my Kodak manual says I can. Why won't the camera form


Hi Mr\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012\015\0122\015\012O ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera Digital Camera Cannot format memory card After I inserted new card, it says that memory card required formatting....I hit Continue...it warn me that formatting will delete everything on the card......i hit continue...it says "formatting" and shows an hourglass icon...then AGAIN says memory card requires formatting. How do I format ?


If your using more than 2GB of SD card or if yous using the SDHC card it will not format the Memory card.Try to used the recommended Memory card 2GB or 1GB SD card It will reformat your card. Too Much or too High SD card is not compatibl ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

Hello Sir.Madam, I have DSC-H10 digital camera. It is having memory of type "Memory Stick Pro Duo". This card was working fine till the day. To transfer images to my PC, I have accessed this card to SD card reader and then after I inserted this memory card again in camera. Now I am Getting error "Reinsert the memory Stick". I thought that card may have corrupted but I can access it by SD card reader. Also I have formatted it in FAT format and then tried to use in camera but still its not work


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When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!


Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras

I have a gateway DC-T50 digital camera. I put in a new 2GB SD memory card, formated the card, but when I go to use the camera I get error msg i inserted a new 2GB SD memory card, I formatted it, but when I go to Auto mode I get a message 'this card can not be used'


Is it an SDHC card? SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible. ... Gateway Digital Cameras

I get this message c:13:01 error formatting memory card on my Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-w330 digital camera. I cannot see any images on my camera. What is wrong ?


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I just inserted a 8 MB card in and the camera says "Memory card needs formatting" I click continue, then it says "Formatting will delete everything on the memory card", no problem, it's a new card so I click on continue then it says "formatting" then I get the message that says "Memory card cannot be read, insert another card" What's the matter?


8MB or 8GB? If it's actually an 8MB card, you'll be able to put maybe two or three pictures on it, so I'll assume it's an 8GB card.The DX4530 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 8GB card is actually an SDHC card. While SDHC cards will ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

I just bought a SanDisk Ultra SDHC memory card - 4 GB for my Canon 610 Camera. Previous to this I had a 1 GB card in the camera and it worked fine. Now with the 4 GB card I get a message which says "memory card error" and "Card locked!". When I go to the screen tools screen on the camera, the word format is blanked out and cannot be selected. -- Is this the wrong card for the camera?


Hi,Canon A610 firmware support maximum 2GB memory card and above that limit, memory card error message will appear.Please use up to 2GB memory card in your camera.Hope this info will help you.Thanks. ... Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera

I just bought a new memory card (8gb) for my digital camera (Samsung NV10) and when I inserted the memory card, I kept getting "Card Error". It said I should format the new memory card and I tried to format, but then I got "Format Error". What should I do?


The largest SD card you can use in your Samsung NV10 is 2GB. thats why once you insert the 8GB sd card its shows card error or need to fromat.\012\012FYI. for every digital camera there's a compatible memory card and you can see from the ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera

My camera will no longer format my memory card and i have even bought a new memory card and it will not format those either. my camera is only about 3 yrs. do i just need to get a new one or am i doing something wrong?? help camera type is a kodak easyshare z710 digital


Go into the camera menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. If your camera uses an SD card, make sure the slide switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position. ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak dx7630 digital camera I always find a message saying that I have to format my memory card, and when I press "ok" it doesn't get formatted. I also find this message even if the memory card is not inserted in the camera. I can't use the camera and I don't know what is the problem.


Remove off your memory card ffromthe camera and test this in your PC for possible errors. A scan for virus must be done and the card must open. If so format after saving off all the files.\012Now reinsert the card to your camera, If the fault r ... Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Digital Camera

I cannot get memory card to format - Digital Cameras


Remove the card and unlock it by sliding the tiny lock mechanism over. ... Digital Cameras

I was taking pictures with my digital camera and all of a sudden the lcd screen said memory card not readable, need to format card. i selected cancel. the card is full of pictures from a recent vacation. how can i get these pictures off the card. my camera will not let me do anything. i can't even get to the menu. this message is the only thing that will appear. please help!!


Probably you card is damaged. \015\012\015\012Try remove the card from camera and use any memory card reader to transfer the images to your PC. Then formate the card and insert it to the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare ZD8612 Digital Camera

I have a Sanyo VPC-E760 digital camera that I bought used from a friend. Yesterday, I stupidly forgot to put the memory card back in the camera before I left for my son's first field trip. Now I have 12 pictures on the internal memory and cannot figure out how to get them onto my card-which is now back in the camera. I think I still have the old cords from my Kodak Easy Share camera that I lost, but I don't want to try them if that won't work. On my old Kodak, there was a setting where I could t


First ..choose a picture that ya know that is on the internal memory ..and see if it has options ...it usually has....there you will find option for move ..or transfer ..or so ...if it doesn't have ..you got to fins a suitable data cable ...and use t ... Sanyo VPC-E760 Digital Camera

My daughter has a Sanyo VPC-S1085 digital camera and has had some excellent pictures from it. Tonite she accidentally pushed the format button and the camera prompted her with cancel or execute - thinking it would just re-format the pictures she pressed execute - and now she cannot view any of the more recent pictures she had in the camera. Is it possible that the memory card saved any of the images? The camera says that all memory space is available where before it gave a different number for a


Formatting an SD card sort of deletes the pics. However there is software that can recover thes pics. see details on this site.http://www.squidoo.com/formattedsdcardPlease rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA ... Digital Cameras

We insert a memory chip into our Kodak EasyShare C190 camera. The read-out informs us that the memory card requires formatting. We click on "OK." The camera goes into a "formatting" mode, then informs us that the memory card cannot be read. It goes back to the "Memory card requires formatting" prompt, we click on "OK," it goes back into the "formatting" mode, then tells us again that the memory card cannot be read. We can't do anything else with the camera until we take the chip out, then we hav


Your camera is only supporting SD/MMC Cards (up to 2 GB) and KODAK SDHC Cards (up to 8 GB). \015\012The card that you currently have might be faulty. Please try another card.You might also need to switch the camera over to saving pictures ... Kodak Easyshare C190 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

Hi Team hve a problem with Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera - put in new memory card (original) and since cant get camera to work - I think the said camera is almost new - but I get error message -CARD ERROR - when asked to format? - please help? Paul


You need to format a card in the camera to erase and optimize it for the camera. Go into the menu and scroll to "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera

I have Bonica 5.0 Mega Pixel Digital Camera (the one that has the waterproof glove, and fits inside the Snapper XP underwater case). Problem: I have been unable to find any SD memory card compatible with this camera. Have tried PNY 4 GB--no good. Tried PNY 2GB--no good. Trying PNY 1 GB.. and it just keeps "formating". While on vacation last fall, a friend let me try some other brand of SD card, 1GB..no good. I am very disappointed and need to know how to get a memory card to work wit


Try formatting the card inside the camera, that should work.If\015\012after formatting from camera menu the camera still does not read the\015\012card, then test the camera with a different SD card, a defective card\015\012can still be re ... Digital Cameras

I have a Digital Rebel 40 D camera less than 1 year old and I removed the memory card and I cannot get it to go back into the slot. The eject button is still depressed after I depressed it to eject the memory card out of it. This is the first time this has happened. I had the original Canon Rebel with over 100,000 pictures taken on it and this never happened. This camera has less than 5,000 shoots and not it is unusable. Any suggestions ? Thank you, Terry


Im no expert, but i would use a flashlight to look inside the memory card holder and see if anythings messed up, and maybe jiggle the eject button a bit, and just maybe the button doesnt come up again until you push in the memory card. give it a litt ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera

My kodak m1063 digital camera, is coming up with the error Unrecognised file format when i try to review pictures.It is the same memory card i have had in it since this time last year and no problems till recently.When i try to put memory card into computer to get files off so i can format, it doesnt show up as connected yet switch is unlocked? how can i fix everything please?thank you


There are several cause of "error Unrecognized file format"\015\0121. Check if the file save in your memory card is ".JPEG"\015\012 "To check it. Open one file or photo on your memory card using your compu ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

I received a Sanyo VPC-E1292 digital camera but the camera will not format or read the memory cards. I've tried three different cards and nothing works. I've also tried to format it using my computer but nothing is happening. I'm wondering if perhaps what else I can try to get this to work.


HelloOk, if you tried diffirent memory cards in the camera with all giving the same error, and tried all of these cards in the computer as well, it is most probable that the problem is with the memory cards.Have you tested thi ... Digital Cameras

Can't get to set up menu with my new memory card in camera to set it up to use the memory card instead of the internal memory. Camera keeps saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel-I go to continue-it says formatting then goes back to saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel and around and around...camera will go to set up menu without memory card in.


1. with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory.\0122. insert the card and do the "format" thing again from the menu as you just did for the internal memory. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

I was able to retrieve the pictures off the memory card but can't delete them. I tried putting the SD card in my Canon Digital Elph, same deal. I thought a reformat of the card in the camera would solve the problem but nope. It spits back at me "Memory Card Locked". The format option isn't even available on the Canon. Grrr, I TOLD my mom to get a Canon but she had to have this one because it's pink. Haha!


There's a tab on the side of the SD-card which sometimes slides to lock(=write protect) position when you enter the card in the reader/camera. Can you take photo's? Are you sure the tab is on 'write enable'? ... Digital Cameras

I have a 256MB SD memory card (SanDisk). The case has split and my camera and my computer cannot read the card. Is there anything I can do? My Samsung L201 Camera and other cameras cannot read the my SanDisk Memory Card (256 MB). It all started when the memory card went full and I changed it and used a 2 GB SanDisk instead. When I put it in my camera again, the card cannot be read. It asked if I wanted to format it but my files would be deleted. I put it in my laptop and the laptop cannot rea


Try to check your memory card with at least 5 different computers. if they have card readers much better. memory cards have to be given at least 8MB for processing. It may have been used up even the space for processing. If haven't save the files ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

My camera is years old and I never bought a memory card for it until recently. When insert the SD card, it tells me it needs to be formatted. When I format it, I still cannot take pictures - I get a "card full" message. How do I fix this?


The camera is to old to see the new card,,all you can do is up-date its programing or find an old card ... Vivitar ViviCam 3705 Digital Camera
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