Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
When I turn on my BRAND NEW Panasonic Lumix DMC-FT2 camera, I get the message "This card is not formatted with this camera and not suitable for movie recording"
It is a 4Gb card, supplied with the camera. How do I format it or do I need to replace it? or ????
Thank you in anticipation
Go to camera Menu and look for memory card settings/ format option, select format and press OK to format memory card.
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