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Format error I used a memory stick duo pro in my Sony camera DSC W55 and after taking some pictures, it started showing format error and could not take any pictures again. I used the camera to format the memory stick but it wouldnt work. Any solution to retrieve my pictures. Secondly I have just bought another memory stick. Do I format it before use?


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If Duo Pro got hardware problem, then it can not be fixed and you can't retieve data on it. Regarding new memory stick, camera will check it and let you know about format it or not.
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