Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?
We purchased a new memory card (Olympus xD M+ 2GB) and now when we turn the camera on it says "card not initialized" what do we need to do?
You need to format new card through Format option in camera menu, this will enable new memory card to store/ save fresh images.
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Can't get to set up menu with my new memory card in camera to set it up to use the memory card instead of the internal memory. Camera keeps saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel-I go to continue-it says formatting then goes back to saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel and around and around...camera will go to set up menu without memory card in.
1. with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory.\0122. insert the card and do the "format" thing again from the menu as you just did for the internal memory. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera
I just bought a new nexxtech 16gb sdhc memory and everytime i turn on my camera it says the memory needs to be formatted. after choosing "continue" when it says formatting will delete everything it shows then formatting screen then says the memory card needs to be formatted... again. i've gone through this whole song and dance at least 30 times and still nothing. it's a brand new memory card so i don't know what the problem is. help please?
I would check your C663 manual to make sure your camera is capable of reading a 16GB card. Because thats a fairly large drive for such a a legacy camera I would also insert the card in your PC and format it there to make sure it is functional. Mayb ... Kodak EasyShare C663 Digital Camera
Got a new memory card, camera says it needs to be formatted but won't do it. When card is removed the camera still says it needs to be formatted then says card is "locked". Can't take any pictures. Before this kept getting no memory messages even after deleting pictures
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My kodak M753 camera will not format ANY memory card. I have tried all kinds of cards. It just keeps telling me over and over that memory card needs to be formatted.It will say it is reading card then Memory card requires formatting. I push continueThen it says formatting.... then the whole process starts all over. I have tried NEW cards and nothing has worked. Is my camera shot and I should just toss it?
The lever on your SD card might be turned the wrong way so it is reading protective. Pls. turn the lever.\015\012\015\012Your camera Memory card support is: SD/MMC up to 2 Gigabyte.\015\012If you use any other card. the camera could ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera
I have akodak easyshare c633 camera have had it for bout 3 years with no problems.Ive decided to purchase a new memory card for it instead of just putting prints on a cd at walmart.The full card is a lexar sd 512mb,the new card isan sdhc sony 4gb.when i try placing it in camera it says it needs to be formatted continue or cancel so i continue but it just keeps saying this can i not use this card with this camera or am i doing something wrong?I no longer have a manuel to this camera soo help ple
Your camera cannot use SDHC cards....only SD. If you copy and paste this address into your browser, you can download a copy of the owner's manual.\012http://www.kodak.com/global/plugins/acrobat/en/service/manuals/urg00634/C633_GLB_en.pdf ... Kodak EasyShare C633 Digital Camera
I have a Kodak EasyShare v1003 and when i turn it on it says Reading memory card!! then it says Memory card needs Formatting.. when i format it it then says Memory card is unusable insert new memory card... so far i tried 3 different cards and no luck.. all the cards work on my other camera's but not this one>> Help Thanks
Format ur card in different cam ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera
I just inserted a 8 MB card in and the camera says "Memory card needs formatting" I click continue, then it says "Formatting will delete everything on the memory card", no problem, it's a new card so I click on continue then it says "formatting" then I get the message that says "Memory card cannot be read, insert another card" What's the matter?
8MB or 8GB? If it's actually an 8MB card, you'll be able to put maybe two or three pictures on it, so I'll assume it's an 8GB card.The DX4530 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 8GB card is actually an SDHC card. While SDHC cards will ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera
When I put a memory card in my camera its says it needs formating, so I push continue to format and it comes up with the message read only memory card remove write protection to capture or write to card. The switch on the memory card is in the right position. I think something is wrong with the camera, I installed a brand new memory card and got the same message.
Is this a different manufacturer than your\015\012other cards? Is it formatted correctly (e.g., FAT16 instead of FAT32)?\015\012Otherwise, not all cards are compatible with all cameras. There are\015\012subtle differences in the IDE drive ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera
"Card Locked" The "card locked" message keeps coming up even though my memory card is not locked. I bought a new memory card, and put that in, but it still says "card lock." I even put new batteries in, but still "card locked." So I know it's the camera, and not the memory card. What do I need to do?
Hi!There's a small switch on the memory card reader inside the camera which detects that the card is locked. Most likely this switch is broken. You can try to point it with needle or something but I'm afraid you will have to give it away for a ... Canon PowerShot A590 IS Digital Camera
MY CAMERA IS A Z650 KODAK EASYSHARE, MY DAUGHTER LOST MY OLD MEMORY CARD SO I WENT OUT AND BOUGHT A NEW MEMORY CARD BUT MY CAMERA SAYS IT NEEDS FORMATTING AND IT WONT LET ME ALSO IT SAYS INTERNAL MEMORY IS FULL
Just as I suggested. The Z650 works with SD cards, not SDHC cards. Most likely your old card was 2GB or smaller and your new card is 4GB or larger. Try using a 2GB SD card.You can clear internal memory by deleting the pictures it contains. Downlo ... Kodak Digital Cameras
I have a Kodak EasyShare C530 camera and I bought a new memory card for it (2GB SanDisk SD Card). When I put it in my camera it says that the memory card needs Formatting so I select to format it. It then says "filesys error e00100". What do I do?
Hi.The card is either corrupted, or it is an invalid size for this camera.This card does not support more than 2GB. Models with older firmware will not suppirt more than 1 GB.Here compatible cards. ... Digital Cameras
I turn it on it and every time you try to take a pic it says memory card needs reformatting? I reformat it as the camera says to but, it says memory card not use able? I have also put a new card in too? Lisa
Are you formatting in the camera as you're supposed to? ... Kodak EasyShare C653 Digital Camera
I have a kodak easyshare c813 digital camera. put new batteries in it, also new memory card . turn the camera on and it says internal memory is full. what do i need to do to be able to to fix this problem?
Hi and thanks for coming to FixYa. \015\012\015\012To fix this you need to copy the pictures in your camera's internal memory to your pc. That way you won't accidentally lose them. \015\012Then:\015\012Go into the menu of your ... Kodak Easyshare C813 Digital Camera
I have a new kingston 4 gb memory card and my camera will not use it , it says it needs to be formated ,how do you format the memory card Kodak,easysharecx7300 camera
If your computer has a memory card reader, insert the card into the reader. Or else, you can purchase a card reader quite cheaply. Now in your PC, using windows explorer (Right click 'start' button and select 'explore' from menu), locate the card. It ... Digital Cameras
Kodak easyshare camera - Exising memory card now says must be formatted and that formatting will delete all pictures. Inserted a new card and says needs to be formatted - hit continue and goes back to needs to be formatted message.
It can be a software problem that can be fix by the kodak customer service center ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera
Frame error Turn on and take photo and then a message comes up saying "frame error" and then Even shutting the camera off. When turning it back on it still says "frame error" . When you take several photos you only end up with a very few on the memory card. What is the problem and how can i fix it? I cant view any of the photos. I replace camera with a new battery. Could it be my SMART CARD. Need help! Fuji MX-2900
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I bought a memory card for my kodak cx 6330 digital camera. When i put the card it in the camera,it says it need to be formatted, so i press continue, then it says pictures will be erased if formatted and then i press continue again and then it says formatting, for a few seconds and returns to the screen saying the card needs to be formatted. What do I do?! The memory card is a kodak SDHC Memory Card - Mutli Usage
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I need some followup help. The PNY 4 GB memory card that I purchased for my pentax optioS5z camera seems to be incompatible. the old card that we have been using is a Sun 1 GB. Is there a data limit that the camera can handle? The new card says "only compatible with SDHC Host Devices". Is my camera too old for this? thanks.
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I have an Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera. I bought a new memory Card. This camera is new to me and this is the first memory card I have purchased. I do not have a manual for the camera. I am having a problem getting the camera to read the card. I insert the card, turn on camera & the window says "no picture". I changed the batteries also. I can get a oval ring which says "Info on the left, picture of cards at the top, "Mode Menu" on right, & bars at the bottom.It appears the "Mode Menu"
Choose YES for the Format option. Allow it to finish. Should work fine then.\015\012Possible defective card if does not work after full format. Do not use any "quick format" option.\015\012First time must be FULL format. ... Digital Cameras
MY CAMERA IS SAYING THAT THE MEMORY CARD IS UNREADABLE AND NEEDS TO BE FORMATED I PUSH TO FORMAT IT AND IT SAYS NOT ABLE TO FORMAT I BOUGHT A NEW CARD AND IT SAYS THE SAME THING
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Can no longer copy from internal to memory card. Keeps saying "Memory card requires formatting." When I choose "continue" the camera tries formatting then goes back to the original screen saying "Memory card requires formatting." I bought a new memory card and it does the same thing. I formatted the new one on my computer and then tried it in the camera with the same result. Help! My mom is reeming me for some photos of her granddaughter's first day of kindergarten. Thanks, Kay lynn
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I have a brand new PNY Optima SD card I wish to use with my easy share camera. When I insert the card into the camera it says the memory card requires formatting, then continues to say formatting will delete everything on the memory card. It repeats and WILL NOT FORMAT. I cannot even get to the MENU to format the card. I am not concerned about getting pictures OFF the card - the issue is that I cannot format the card to use in the camera. Yet my Kodak manual says I can. Why won't the camera form
Hi Mr\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012\015\0122\015\012O ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera
I have replaced the battery and memory card, the camera keeps saying I need to format the card, but then it says it is formatting, then gives another message saying the card needs to be formatted. Basically, the camera won't format the memory card, which means I can't take any pictures.
If the memory card replacement is an SDHC model card the Kodak z740 will not work with it. The memory card has to be a standard SD card of 2 gig size or less to properly function. Take card out and turn on camera. See if you get same error. You s ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera
MY DAUGHTER LOST MY LAST MEMORY CARD SO I GOT A NEW ONE AND IT KEEPS SAYING IT NEEDS FORMATING BUT IT WONT LET ME AND IT ALSO SAYS INTERNAL MEMORY IS FULL , I LOVE THIS CAMERA
Since you declined to specify either the make and model of your camera or the type and size of your new memory card, I'm going to have to make a wild guess.Your camera works with SD cards. Your new card is an SDHC card. While it fits into the slo ... Digital Cameras
I have a kodak easy share 740 digital camera...I bought a new 4 gig memory for it...but when I put it in...it says it has to be formatted..you click continue ..and it brings me back to the it needs to be formatted screen..I tried it with 2 memory cards...and they do work in another camera...so obviously it's the kodak having some problems...what can you suggest to try please & ty?
This\302\240assumes it's a Z740.The Z740 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits into the slot it won't work. You need to go with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Digital Cameras