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It's not reading the sd card. It is saying that it cannot recognize the file


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Hi1) Mostly its card problem2) You must be format your card in your computer 3) Now put your card in camera and format card twies , if error comes again then do this proces again4) If this not solve your error then tell me ... Nikon COOLPIX S6000 Digital Camera

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Goto any radio shack and get a external memory card reader this will allow you to get your pictures if the camera or cable is defective. ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

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Sandisc makes cards in various speeds or "classes". For videos, it's best to use a class 6 or better card. Sounds like your new 8GB card is a class 4 or lower. ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera

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My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera

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Try formatting the card in the camera. ... Nikon COOLPIX P90 Digital Camera

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When I put in the memory card , I get a message that says cannot read memory card, please format card


Press menu and select format ... page 37 in the directions maybe page 27 .. you will find it... I'm sure you will.... ... Kodak Easyshare C190 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

Memory Card I have had my Nikon for a few months and I got it used. recently i was deleting photos and i think that i deleted some sort of file. my camera will now no longer allow for memory cards to be used. The play back screen says Card Cannot be Used. It will not allow me to take photos.


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Hello I've got a problem with my Samsung ES25. When I turn on camera with my SD card and want to take picture it says card blocked, but when i want to take a picture without a card its good. My SD is not blocked by any switch, its in open position. Also my pc cannot recognize the camera, when i plug in the camera nothing happens.


HelloOK, if the memory card itself is locked, you might \012sometimes get this error code. All you need to do is to take out the \012memory card and switch the lever on the left side to the unlock. ... Digital Cameras
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