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I received a jvc hd memory camera GC-FM! and whenever I turn the power on I receive a message saying memory card requires formatting yes or no. I depress yes and I receives a message saying format failed. Please exchange the memory cards, What is the problem?


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I received a jvc hd memory camera GC-FM! and whenever I turn the power on I receive a message saying memory card requires formatting yes or no. I depress yes and I receives a message saying format failed. Please exchange the memory cards, What is the problem?


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Card Locked - One problem is : I have tried 3 new cards and unlocked the cards and still recieve a card locked message when I try to take a picture. I have tried to format to " yes" but the camera continues to return to " no ". The other problem I have is that I accidentially deleted all of my pictures in the camera's memory. Is there any way to retrieve those pics?? Please help!!! Thank You. Chip. [email protected]


Is this a new problem or has it always been this way? What type of SD cards are you trying to use, SD or SDHC?As far as recovering the images from the camera's internal memory, unless you have the option to undelete from the camera's menu you h ... Samsung Digimax D53 Digital Camera

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Memory card First usage - and have problems with formatting a memory card. When go to Menu, Format and choose Yes option, always turns me to option No and shows message Card error, although I tried to move protection button up and down on the card.


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Olympus cr 350. New camera. After number of photos taken when turning on the camera it says to either turn of or format the memory card. At the store I got a new camera, but still have the same problem. I can take some photos, then I get the same message. At the store service desk they tell me that the camera could be incompatible with the brand of the memory cards Transcend, at the department inside the store they say it is not probable.


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When my memory card ran out of space on my Olympus Digital E 500, I put in a new card. A "card error" message appeared on the screen. This has never happened before. Now neither card works and when I try to download the photos it asks me if I want to format the card. I assume that if I say "yes" and do format it, that it will erase all my photos. Is that correct? So, I am wondering if I could bring my card over to you and have you download it on to a thumb drive so that I can save the photos on


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