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When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!


Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras

Have happily used my SLR panasonic digital camera and taken thousands of photos on the SD card, but today it says "memory card error please check the card". Never seen that before and cannot access any of the photos on it. Can't see anything wrong with card, won't read in another panasonic camera either, nor through the card reader attached to my printer. Camera works fine with diferent card. How do I rescue my photos please?


Have you tried this memory card on your computer? \012 If this memory card can be read functionally on your computer, you'd better copy off all your stored photos to another memory card or drive and format this card immediately to check whether ... Digital Cameras

Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera Digital Camera Cannot format memory card After I inserted new card, it says that memory card required formatting....I hit Continue...it warn me that formatting will delete everything on the card......i hit continue...it says "formatting" and shows an hourglass icon...then AGAIN says memory card requires formatting. How do I format ?


If your using more than 2GB of SD card or if yous using the SDHC card it will not format the Memory card.Try to used the recommended Memory card 2GB or 1GB SD card It will reformat your card. Too Much or too High SD card is not compatibl ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

I have an Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera. I bought a new memory Card. This camera is new to me and this is the first memory card I have purchased. I do not have a manual for the camera. I am having a problem getting the camera to read the card. I insert the card, turn on camera & the window says "no picture". I changed the batteries also. I can get a oval ring which says "Info on the left, picture of cards at the top, "Mode Menu" on right, & bars at the bottom.It appears the "Mode Menu"


Choose YES for the Format option. Allow it to finish. Should work fine then.\015\012Possible defective card if does not work after full format. Do not use any "quick format" option.\015\012First time must be FULL format. ... Digital Cameras

I just inserted a 8 MB card in and the camera says "Memory card needs formatting" I click continue, then it says "Formatting will delete everything on the memory card", no problem, it's a new card so I click on continue then it says "formatting" then I get the message that says "Memory card cannot be read, insert another card" What's the matter?


8MB or 8GB? If it's actually an 8MB card, you'll be able to put maybe two or three pictures on it, so I'll assume it's an 8GB card.The DX4530 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 8GB card is actually an SDHC card. While SDHC cards will ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

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Nikkon coolpix L1 After downloading memory card .. then putting back into camera. Reading says "cannot read memory card." Checked card out at store verified that it is good. Why does it not work in my camera now?


A couple things you might try.. remove the card carefully and check the position of the "lock" tab. Make sure it is fully in the unlocked position - not locked or a point between the two positions. Reinsert and try again.It sounds lie ... Nikon D60 Digital Camera with 18-55mm lens

My camera is a samsung s1065 and it will not read my memory card. There is no photos on the camera's memory or the SD card's memory because i uploaded them to my computer using a "all in one" USB stick from jessops however when i turn on my camera it says that the memory is full. I cannot take any pictures or videos using it now. Please help me!


If the images were "copied" the original images will still be on the disc. Try formatting the memory stick and see if this clears up your situation. If not, write back with specifics. ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

I have a 256MB SD memory card (SanDisk). The case has split and my camera and my computer cannot read the card. Is there anything I can do? My Samsung L201 Camera and other cameras cannot read the my SanDisk Memory Card (256 MB). It all started when the memory card went full and I changed it and used a 2 GB SanDisk instead. When I put it in my camera again, the card cannot be read. It asked if I wanted to format it but my files would be deleted. I put it in my laptop and the laptop cannot rea


Try to check your memory card with at least 5 different computers. if they have card readers much better. memory cards have to be given at least 8MB for processing. It may have been used up even the space for processing. If haven't save the files ... Samsung L200 Digital Camera

I have a Canon Digital Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital camera. Camera is not reading memory card, it says memory card error. Can this be fixed? or where can Itake it toget it repaired.


CHECK OUT THIS MANAUL FOR HELP!!!\015\012\015\012http://www.usa.canon.com/uploadedimages/FCK/Image/White%20Papers/R ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

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Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Menu button - right arrow to Setup - go to format option- You will se ... Olympus Digital Cameras

Memory Card my camera displays "this card cannot be used" or "Warning! this card cannot read" when it was working fine for the past few months.. I don't know what's wrong with it, the manual says what to do, but when I do it, it doesn't work.. I can't take any pictures with my memory card in now.. but without the card I can take up to five pictures.. which is dumb because it was working fine before.. and i did nothing wrong to it..help?


Maybe you need to buy a new card for your camera, the card was now defective and could not perform to the normal function.. ... Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera

I have an SL620 Samsung Digital camera, when I try to take pictures I can't due to it saying card locked. I have taken the memory card out, re-charged, cleaned and looked at the manual for this camera. I can not find anything on how to deactivate this. I do not have a switch next to my camera or memory chip to switch over. I read the suggestion on flipping the switch I do not have one. I have no switch on any part of my camera just all the buttons for mamory etc. please help I am very frustrated


Look at the memory card itself. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper ... Samsung SL620 Digital Camera

My Kodak EasyShare C142 keeps telling me that it cannot read the 2G memory card. I have had the same memory card since I bought the camera new 2 months ago I just took pics with it 2 days ago and when I powered it up today it is giving me an error saying that the memory card in "unreadable". I tried another card and the same thing. I checked the cards by putting them in a memory stick and both cards work fine. Can you please let me know if there is anything I can do to fix it? Thanks! Brad


My camera keeps telling me the internal memory is full ... Kodak EasyShare C142 Digital Camera

Hello, I have a Nikon Coolpix S6000. It has worked well until this evening when I attempted to erase multiple selected images from the camera. It then froze for a minute and when I got it running again it gives me an error message saying "This card cannot be read". I've been using this memory card for months with no problems, and my computer can still read all of the images. Is the problem with the camera or the card?


Hi1) Mostly its card problem2) You must be format your card in your computer 3) Now put your card in camera and format card twies , if error comes again then do this proces again4) If this not solve your error then tell me ... Nikon COOLPIX S6000 Digital Camera

We insert a memory chip into our Kodak EasyShare C190 camera. The read-out informs us that the memory card requires formatting. We click on "OK." The camera goes into a "formatting" mode, then informs us that the memory card cannot be read. It goes back to the "Memory card requires formatting" prompt, we click on "OK," it goes back into the "formatting" mode, then tells us again that the memory card cannot be read. We can't do anything else with the camera until we take the chip out, then we hav


Your camera is only supporting SD/MMC Cards (up to 2 GB) and KODAK SDHC Cards (up to 8 GB). \015\012The card that you currently have might be faulty. Please try another card.You might also need to switch the camera over to saving pictures ... Kodak Easyshare C190 12MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Zoom and 2.7-inch LCD

I have a brand new PNY Optima SD card I wish to use with my easy share camera. When I insert the card into the camera it says the memory card requires formatting, then continues to say formatting will delete everything on the memory card. It repeats and WILL NOT FORMAT. I cannot even get to the MENU to format the card. I am not concerned about getting pictures OFF the card - the issue is that I cannot format the card to use in the camera. Yet my Kodak manual says I can. Why won't the camera form


Hi Mr\015\012\015\012Insert 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\015\012\015\0122\015\012O ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

I cannot see or download pics from my camera, Nikon Colpix 4600. (Toshiba SD memory card inserted) It says-- Warning! Card cannot be read! This has never happened before. I have the camera since 2 years. Please help. I do not want to lose those pics.


Goto any radio shack and get a external memory card reader this will allow you to get your pictures if the camera or cable is defective. ... Nikon Coolpix 4600 Digital Camera

My daughter has a Sanyo VPC-S1085 digital camera and has had some excellent pictures from it. Tonite she accidentally pushed the format button and the camera prompted her with cancel or execute - thinking it would just re-format the pictures she pressed execute - and now she cannot view any of the more recent pictures she had in the camera. Is it possible that the memory card saved any of the images? The camera says that all memory space is available where before it gave a different number for a


Formatting an SD card sort of deletes the pics. However there is software that can recover thes pics. see details on this site.http://www.squidoo.com/formattedsdcardPlease rate my help++++Thanks for using FIXYA ... Digital Cameras

Vizio Digital Camera about 5 years old. All of a sudden is saying that memory card cannot be used. I went and bought a new card and still have the same problem. Have tried inserting card while camera is "on", but that didn't solve the problem.


As you said that you have tried using a new card as well and still the same issue; The chances of two cards going bad at same time are negligible.. most probably as the camera is 5 years old, the contacts on camera need some cleaning. ... Nikon COOLPIX L10 Digital Camera

Hi. Last time I went to used my camera the screen showed a message saying the memory card was damaged. When I tok it out I saw that it was slightly damaged on the bottom strip. I have replaced it with another memory card but the same message keeps coming up so I cannot take any photos.The message says: "This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card." Any suggestions how I can reset the camera before I pay to put it in for a service?


It is possible that there are bits of the damaged pieces struck inside the card reader contacts in the camera.\012So if you can remove the battery and memory card and tap upside down ,you might be able to retrieve the broken pieces.\012us ... Nikon D40x Digital Camera

Hi.....i am havimng a problem with my memory card PNY Optima SDHC 8 gb class 4......i have been using it in my sony camera....its was working fine at the start but recently after when i inserted the memory card in my camera it say "system error" or "error formating memory card".....i tried other memory cards in my camera and it worked..so i thought to formating my card using my camera usb cable but when i inserted the cable to my pc it says your disk is in read only format and make sure its ch


You will most likely find that your camera will work with cards up to a certain capacity e.g. 2gband not with cards of higher capacity. What this means in effect is that high capacity cards are not compatible with your camera. It would be inter ... Digital Cameras

Nikon Coolpix 8.1MP Compact Digital Camera - Plum (S210) isn't reading the memory card... my cousin went to download it to his computer and nothing come out. when i put it back in the camera its says can't use card


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I bought a memory card for my kodak cx 6330 digital camera. When i put the card it in the camera,it says it need to be formatted, so i press continue, then it says pictures will be erased if formatted and then i press continue again and then it says formatting, for a few seconds and returns to the screen saying the card needs to be formatted. What do I do?! The memory card is a kodak SDHC Memory Card - Mutli Usage


Sorry, but a SDHC card will not work with your camera. Although it looks exactly the same as a standard SD card, the format the card uses is very differnet. Unfortunately your camera was designed before the SDHC format came out. \015\012 ... Kodak CX6330 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon S3000 digital camera in blue and i recently bought a Sandisk 8 gb card for it and before i had a 4 gb card, as well a Sandisk. My 4 gb card worked fine and recorded videos but my 8 gb card does take pictures but its a bit slow and it will start to record video but after ten seconds or so it will say that this card cannot be read. Any help to what settings i need to change or is this the wrong card? Thank you.


Sandisc makes cards in various speeds or "classes". For videos, it's best to use a class 6 or better card. Sounds like your new 8GB card is a class 4 or lower. ... Nikon Coolpix S3000 Digital Camera
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