Having problems with your Digital Cameras ?

Format problem useing 1gb card was ok then for some reason I am having the same problems as others on here it asks me to format card then when I press ok says it cant have tryed several 1gb cards no luck camera works ok with out card.


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Check if the SD card seems to insert properly. If not, the pins could be crushed in the SD card holder. That's what happend to my camera. So the camera will work fine without an SD card but I can't install a card. The other possiblility is that the card is incompatiable, but if the card was working before (and not in the locked position) that's not the issue.
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