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A lot of times you can't just put in a new memory card especially one that is bigger then the one you were using. Make sure that your camera is capable of using a 2 GB memory card. If it's an older camera then I would say that the 2 GB is to large for your camera to handle. Try and replace it with the one you were using to see if your camera is ok. If it does work then your card is to big. You can check the manufactor web site or google it.
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A lot of times you can't just put in a new memory card especially one that is bigger then the one you were using. Make sure that your camera is capable of using a 2 GB memory card. If it's an older camera then I would say that the 2 GB is to large ... Digital Cameras

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How do i initialize fuji s5200 xd picture card, I found the information about formating the card on pg 96 of the manual but it does not tell me how to get to the format option. xD M1GB card when put in Fuji FinePixS5200 says "Card not initialized". When I press "MENU" I get self-timer mode. Help!!! P l e a s e. [email protected]

... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

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Many people are unaware that the newer SDHC format cannot be used with most older cameras. Your camera was manufactured well before the SDHC format came out. I'm sorry, but there's no way that a 4GB SDHC card will work with your camera, it just doe ... Canon PowerShot SD200 / IXUS 30 Digital Camera
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