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I have a fujifilm finepix s602z digital camera and got a new 4gb compactflash, platinum 2 80x card but when you turn camera on it says card not initialized. how do i initialize the card so i can use the camera?


I have the same camera with the same problem. You can try formatting the card using the camera. With the camera set as if you are going to look at what's on the card, press the Menu/OK button. Move up to the word Format, press Menu/OK button, FORMAT ... Fuji Digital Cameras

I got from Sears 2 memory cards: SanDisk xD-Picture Card, 2GB. Also Sears invoice shows#0037374700/ Product Description: SAN 2GB XD.SDXDM2048 #093001713909. IS this right one? because after inserted card and programmed DATE,TIME, FLASH MODE. SO FAR BUT LCD SHOWS "NOT INITIATED" ALL THE TIME INDICATED. PLEASE TELL IF WRONG PARTS THEN NEEDED RETURN WHERE I PURCHASED. CAMERA IS FUJI PINE PIX A120 DIGITAL CAMERA. Regards Si Kim 7709326552


Hi,Since Fuji Finepix A120 is an older model camera so it is possible that its hardware would not support such big capacity memory card, however you can check this 2GB card by following method if that card will work in your camera or you need l ... Digital Cameras

I am having the same problem with a brand new Fuji FinePix Digital Ca mera. I took about 1000 pictures looked at them on my computer and then when I was done and put the card back into the camera I got the card not initialized message and now all my pics have dissapeared and no one can get them back, Is there a problem with these cameras? Not very happy that I lost all my families Disney Vacation pictures!


Hi,\015\012\015\012I don't think the problem is on your firewire since it still charge your camera. I suspect your camera driver get fail. Please re move and reinstall the driver on your computer and get them paired again.\015\012\015\012 ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

Hi, I got a new ProSpec 4gb flash card and used it last night in my canon 40d. I forgot to format before I initially used it. Shot lots of great images that I could see on the camera back, but now I am getting the messages - can not create a folder, tried to shoot another image and is says cf card is full, and now I can't review on camera, it says there are no images. Tried Digital Photo recovery software and got nothing. Anything at all I can do? I'm tempted to format now and then see if I can


I do not have a solution, but I do have same problem, or a variation of it: filled my ProSpec 2GB, removed it from my Canon G10 to insert a fresh card, then later reinserted the ProSpec to transfer photos to computer. Several tries, and no go. First ... Canon Digital Cameras

Initializing picture cards for Fuji FinePix S9000 digital camera


As you have downloaded all the pics to ur computer. Take the card in ur hand, wipe it's copper plates firmly with your thumb, Insert the card in your camera and format it. It should start working. Mine worked.Good Luck ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

When using a new memory card, or a memory card has been initialized by a PC, be sure to format the card with your digital camera before using it. How do you do this


Insert the card and turn on the camera. Go into the menu and find "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. This will erase the card so if it contains any pictures you want to save, download them first. ... GE A730 Digital Camera

I BOUGHT A lot of cards already but every time i uploaded my pictures into the computer and insert my SD card into my digital camera after, it says..CARD NOT INITIALIZED..WHAT SHOULd i do..pls help me... my pictures during my graduation id there..how can i save it..?


I think, your computer you are using has a virus. Virus can crash or damage your card . ... Fuji Finepix Z20fd Digital Camera

I have a FinePix Fuji 4.0 mega pixels digital camera. I bought a new card, but I keep getting a message that the card has not been initialized. How do I do this?


You don't say which camera model it is.Probably an option to format it somewhere in the settings.Switch it to the mode where you view/erase pictures and look for it there.Sometimes you get option to erase1, erase all, format card. ... Digital Cameras

I inserted a 2gb memory card into a fujifilm digital camera A330 and getting an error message "card not initialized." How do I fix?


It wants you to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so if there are any pictures on it, download them first using a card reader if necessary. Then, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions. ... Fuji Digital Cameras

Canon powershot sd960 is digital camera 12.1 mega pixels. When you turn on the camera, you see the initial canon greeting, then the screen in black and when you take the picture it is black. When you review pictures from SD card, you see the rev images but the new ones do not show up but black.


Hi,\015\012\015\012This may well be an internal comonent failure or a problem with the SD card. However, to troubleshoot this issue, first remove both the SD card and the batteries altogether from the camera. Replace both, power up and se ... Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Digital Camera

Hi, I seem to have a problem with my Finepix Z1 digital camera. When I take a shot it seems to work ok, and the initial review image seems fine as well. But when I go back and review the image on the camera, or off the memory card via my computer the image is distorted. The best way I can describe it is as if the image appears that I took a photo off something on the tv, with a series of horizontal lines running across the image. The video capture seems to work fine though. Can you offer any sug


The clue is with the video.\015\012The video function does not use the shutter. Lines on photo's or over exposure is due to the shutter not closing completely over the lens when you take a picture.\015\012It will require cleaning which me ... Fuji FinePix Z1 Digital Camera

Camera screen says - card not initialized - Fuji FinePix S5700 Digital Camera


You need to format the card. There will be a function in the camera setup to do this, or you can do it in a card reader on a computer using the computer's disk format function.Tho other possibility is that the camera cannot make sense of ... Fuji FinePix S5700 Digital Camera

My camera says my card is not initialize - Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera


Hi,Go into menu and try to format memory card. Most cameras can just use card right from package without format.Formatting will delete all pics if any available. This is the only solution for your problem.This is the procedure,In pl ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera

Camera is saying card not initialized - Digital Cameras


Perform a "format" on the card. The procedure will be in the user manual, but is usually found in the camera's "setup" menu functions. ... Digital Cameras

Initialize memory card for fujifilm finepix f 550 exr digital camera


... FUJIFILM FinePix F550 EXR Digital Camera

FinePix S7000 Digital Camera: card not initialized...


You need to format the card in the camera. This will erase it so download any pics from it first using a card reader if necessary. ... Digital Cameras

I took some pics on my laptop built in camera last night n tried this morning to save them to my sd card so i could look at them in my digital camera, but even tho they r stored on the card, i know this because when i put the card into my laptop all the new pics in a new folder i created r there, yet they will not display when i try to view them from the sd card on the digital camera. it acts like they r not even on there n i dont know why.


This is because camera will show these pictures with specific file name/ number. \015\012You need to check camera taken picture file name/ number and change uploaded file name/ numbers as camera firmware generate it. \015\012Please change p ... Nikon COOLPIX L12 Digital Camera

How do I initialize card - Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera


On the contemporary S602, it's hidden in the playback menu.  Switch on to playback, press the ok/menu button, scroll up to 'FORMAT' and press ok/menu to do the deed; when done, press the 'back' button and switch off.Failing that, jus ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

My Fujifilm Finepix E500 digital camera says "card not initialized" on the screen. I cannot take a picture, or look at my pictures. I was able to take a picture, but not look at it before i pressed "format". Please tell me what I should do?


Seems your original xD card is busted and you need a new one. Assume the camera (4 years old?) has not been used for a while and you do not have another xD card. Try using a different one if you have or buy a newer xD flash card for your Finepix. ... Digital Cameras

How do you initialize a new card? - Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera


You scroll to "format" in the menu and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

Display reads card not initialized - Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera


Simple : plug the camera on the computer. Go to "My Computer". Select the camera. Right Click. Format the card. (Format) Presto, everything works again! ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

Card not initialized - Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera


On you camera setup screen, find the storage device and format it. ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

Card Not Initialized - Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera


Perform a "format" on the card, which is found in the setup menu. This will erase everything on the card, so back up your data if necessary. If this helped you out, please rate the solution favorably. Thanks ... Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

Card not initialized - Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera


Use the format option to re-initialize the card for use. ... Fuji FinePix S700 Digital Camera

Card not initialized - Fuji FinePix Z10fd Digital Camera


I had the same problem. push the menu button and then the right arrow over to the settings menu. Scroll to the bottom and there is a choice called "Format" select it and it will ask you "Delete all photos?" and say yes. then you will see the screen c ... Fuji FinePix Z10fd Digital Camera
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