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I recently bought a digital cameral scan disk and when I inserted it into my camera it said I had to format it which I know nothing about. Can you help?


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Yes format it go into main menu settinsg of camera formatt that extrnal card u added meens erase it all prep it up for that camera so do that so u can use it ok thx nick
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I recently bought a digital cameral scan disk and when I inserted it into my camera it said I had to format it which I know nothing about. Can you help?


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