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Format error I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-S600 but the problem is it tells me there is a format error every time I turn it on. I have tried several times to format it in the camera and through the card reader.But nothing seems to help. Do I have to buy a new memory card or is there a problem in the camera. grateful for some advice. I live in Tanzania where there are no specialists for Sony digital Cameras.


Before buying a new memory card, try to use your card in another camera.\015\012When you say you tried to format it through a card readr, do you mean that the card reader was connected to your PC? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

Format error I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-S600 digital camera. When I put it on it tells me Access and after that there comes Format error. And I can not take any photos. I have tried to format the card several times in a card reader and in the camera. Some times it was able to use but at the moment it is totally refusing.


Try to use your card in another camera.\015\012When you say you tried to format it through a card readr, do you mean that the card reader was connected to your PC? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

My Sony DSC S40 Digital Camera is giving problem. I purchased the camera on Sept 2005. Lately i am getting format error. Whenever I click photos I am not able to get my half of the photos. When I try to connect the PC and transfer the pics, message displays file is corrupted and when i disconnet the cam and try viewing it on the camera then format error. My valuable pics have been lost. Please help !!!


When you disconnect from the computer, do you use the "safely remove hardware" icon at the bottom right of your screen or do you just yank out the cord? When you yank, most of the time you will corrupt the card and even the camera. You can try to dow ... Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera

Formatting error I have a dscw-55 sony digital camera and it will take pictures when the memory stick isn't in the camera but when i put it in the camera says formatting error and the memory stick light at the top right blinks. Is this fixable?


Preformat : By Fix-shad0w#1Insert 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#2Open up 'My Computer'. You should ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W55 Digital Camera

Ok,please,help!I've just bought a BenQ DC C1450 digital camera in black which came without an SD card,but I had two of them at home.So I came home and put in one,but when I turned on the camera it said "card error"!I tried to go to Menu-Manage memory-Format SD card-Yes and it said "format error"!That exact thing happened when I tried with the other SD card!What is wrong?


Make sure the card is not locked. Move the slide switch on the side of the card back and forth a couple of times ending with unlocked. Let me know the results. ... BenQ Digital Cameras

Format error comes inBENQ DC C610 DIGITAL CAMERA TELL ME HOW my pictures will be saved and camera works WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY FORMAT ERROR


1.) Format error means that the camera cannot read the card. 2.) It is quite likely that you will be able to recover the majority \015\012of your pictures with an image recovery program. There are many programs\015\012 available but there ... BenQ DC E41 Digital Camera

Hello, I have Sony DCR-SX30 digital camera and it's write-protected. I need to remove write protection and I have tried these: formated on my camera and now it's clean, but when I tried to format from my pc I get the same error "the disk is write-protected...." search lock but not found if I take my sandisk (8gb) out nothing happen I get the same error "The disk is write-protected. Remove the write-protection or use another disk." also tried editing registry and setting write protection c


Theres a tiny switch on the sd card that locks and unlocks it all you have to do is click the swith back to unlock haha i had the same problem before ... Olympus FE-340 Digital Camera

I just bought a new memory card (8gb) for my digital camera (Samsung NV10) and when I inserted the memory card, I kept getting "Card Error". It said I should format the new memory card and I tried to format, but then I got "Format Error". What should I do?


The largest SD card you can use in your Samsung NV10 is 2GB. thats why once you insert the 8GB sd card its shows card error or need to fromat.\012\012FYI. for every digital camera there's a compatible memory card and you can see from the ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera

Hello Sir.Madam, I have DSC-H10 digital camera. It is having memory of type "Memory Stick Pro Duo". This card was working fine till the day. To transfer images to my PC, I have accessed this card to SD card reader and then after I inserted this memory card again in camera. Now I am Getting error "Reinsert the memory Stick". I thought that card may have corrupted but I can access it by SD card reader. Also I have formatted it in FAT format and then tried to use in camera but still its not work


Your problem is that you have formatted your MemoryStick from your computer. Your Sony camera uses its own proprietary formatting method and does not understand FAT32. You may also have corrupted your memory card if you didn't click on "safely remove ... Digital Cameras

I bought a brand new sanyo e1292 camera and cant not get arround the error message of formatting the card, try different cards and size and still the same message. "Card requires formatting" this is a lie since my other digital cameras reads all the SD cards I tried with this camera. Any solutions? I think this is a firmware issue.


Are you saying that you have not tried formatting the card in the camera even though the camera wants you to? ... Digital Cameras

Hi Team hve a problem with Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera - put in new memory card (original) and since cant get camera to work - I think the said camera is almost new - but I get error message -CARD ERROR - when asked to format? - please help? Paul


You need to format a card in the camera to erase and optimize it for the camera. Go into the menu and scroll to "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera

We found an old Sony Cybershot DSC - S30 camera laying around in our office. I was going to let my young son play with it as he would like a digital camera. I kept getting the memory stick error message. I ordered a new memory stick PRO Duo for it with a 4GB disk. It still shows the error message. Neither the old 4MB stick or the new Duo stick will allow the camera to format the memory stick. Any ideas??


Hi,DSC-S30 is an old digital camera that supports up to 128MB memory stick. Its hardware does not support 4GB memory stick. Click ... Digital Cameras

Samsung S630 Digital Camera, Card Error and Format Error


Some Memory Cards have like a little slide button on the side.If you have been taking the Memory Card out the little button might have been pushed.\015\012\015\012 Or if you have been taking the card out and sometimes forgeting it ... Samsung Digimax S630 Digital Camera

I have a gateway DC-T50 digital camera. I put in a new 2GB SD memory card, formated the card, but when I go to use the camera I get error msg i inserted a new 2GB SD memory card, I formatted it, but when I go to Auto mode I get a message 'this card can not be used'


Is it an SDHC card? SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible. ... Gateway Digital Cameras

Formatted pictures I took some really great pictures on my samsung s860 digital camera and formatted the pictures in error. I took new pictures since then but is there any way to get back those old pictures that I formatted? PLEASE help me, I really want those pictures back.


You can retrieve them using a 3rd party software but you shouldn't take a single shot after formatting because if you did, there's NO way for you to retrieve them back. ... Samsung S860 Digital Camera

I have one of the first digital cameras which I bought over 8 years ago from AOL. When I use a new disk in the camera it works fine, when I insert the disk into my computer running Windows XP and upload the photos all is find, but when I put the disk back in my camera I get an error message 004. Please advise as I have tried to format the disks to be able to reuse them but have had no luck.


I think that the xp os reconfigures the disc to a readable format. hence it doesent work backwards.if you try it on windows nt, it should start working ... Digital Cameras

My sony digital camera model dsc w 220 is not working properly. There is a problem when that one getting 95 photos it shows file error, memory stick duo formatting is error. please just to guide to rectify the errors.


Sounds memory stick is bad, try another memory stick in camera.Current memory stick got storage problem on some specific capacity and gives error on reaching that limit. Buy another memory stick and check. ... Sony Digital Cameras

Hi, my name is Mathew I have a sony cybershot digital camera, when i switch on the camera, it shows as format error and a memory card like picture keeps blinking on the top right side of the screen, but when the memory card is taken out, the camera seems to be working fine. Can u please tell me if the memory card is corrupted, if so is there any possible way to rectify it and collect the data from it? Thanks.


You need to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so download any pictures first using a card reader if necessary. ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100 Digital Camera

My sony cybershot DSC-W35 digital camera says Format error


Hello,\015\012\015\012In regards to your settings on your camera, I would suggest trying Auto first and then Mass Storage second. Auto in theory should detect the proper settings needed and adjust automatically. Mass Storage setting would ... Sony Digital Cameras

Camera says format error - Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot


It could be a faulty memory card, but a more likely cause is that this\015\012stick isn't formatted yet. you can format it usually by bringing up the\015\012camera menu, then going to tools and format. you can also format it by\015\012using windows a ... Sony Cybershot DSCW80 7.2MP Digital Camera with 3x Optical Zoom and Super Steady Shot

I have an a500 Polaroid digital camera. when I insert the 2G SD card, I receive a "card error" message. when I attempt to format the card, I get a "busy. please wait" message. Is there something wrong with the camera, or is this a problem with the SD card? Tom Mirsen


Usually this happens when the card is bad so better try a different card for this camera , but after trying a second card and still same problem the firmware of the camera is the one that is bad and needs to be repair. ... Polaroid Digital Cameras

My kodak m1063 digital camera, is coming up with the error Unrecognised file format when i try to review pictures.It is the same memory card i have had in it since this time last year and no problems till recently.When i try to put memory card into computer to get files off so i can format, it doesnt show up as connected yet switch is unlocked? how can i fix everything please?thank you


There are several cause of "error Unrecognized file format"\015\0121. Check if the file save in your memory card is ".JPEG"\015\012 "To check it. Open one file or photo on your memory card using your compu ... Kodak EASYSHARE M1063 Digital Camera

I have a Samsung NV10 digital camera. I bought an SD card, and every time I put it in, it says: CARD ERROR. I tried formatting the camera, but it still doesn't work. Any suggestions? Thanks.


The camera does not supporting that SD card.use the card that prefer by samsung for that model.You should buy a new one and try again. ... Digital Cameras

My camera displays format error - Digital Cameras


Check the CF card socket.. (you may have a couple of pins bent down there).. straighten them carefully with a wooden toothpick.. (no Metal)\015\012\015\012good luck\015\012tpug ... Digital Cameras

Hey i have a question on the cannon digital camera EOS rebel xt... at first it said error cf but then when i go to format and try to program it it saids error 99? can you please help me i have a photoshoot this sat


Try this\015\012\015\0121. Turn off the camera.2. Remove the lens, battery, and CF card.3. Allow the camera to sit without power for approximately 20 minutes.4. Insert a fully charged battery, and turn on the camer ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera
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