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How do I delete the memory card - Digital Cameras


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Hi. You can format the memory card from the camera's menu options or by inserting your memory card to a card reader/writer then format the memory card using your computer.

If you are using Windows, open file explorer then "my computer" right-click on the memory card drive then select "format". select FAT32 if not selected then click "OK". That will delete all contents of the memory card.

Let me know if you have more questions. Thanks.
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