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Can you erase all pictures on your memory card at once, rather than one at a time?


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Many cameras will allow you to "format" a memory card in the camera. Like formatting drives in a computer, this deletes all files from the disk. The command to do this may be buried a bit in the controls to prevent accidental activation.

You can also do a format or delete a large number of individual files from a removable memory card if you insert into a "card reader" connected to a computer. An example of an external reader is below:
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These devices typically connect to the USB port on the Mac or PC. Be sure to purchase USB "High Speed" or version 2.0 (or greater) devices; USB "Full Speed" or version 1.0 devices are much slower than the newer 2.0 (and up) devices. Nearly all of these readers have the capability to write to cards, too. When connected to a computer, they will appear as a new drive. You can simply copy, move and delete individual files (or large groups of files) and "format" the memory card just as you would with any other drive inside your computer, without the need of a camera.

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Easiest way to do it...go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions.
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