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I used a memory card converter in my computer to put pictures up and I unplugged it improperly, Then when I put it back in my camera it said, "card not initialized." What do I do?

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If the pictures are safely downloaded to your computer, then you can safely erase the card by formatting (initializing) it in the camera. If they are not, then don't format (initialize). Take the card to a store like Walmart and use their picture kiosk machines to either print your pics or save them to a CD.
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