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My Vivitar DVR 525 works perfectly without the SD card in, when it goes in, and you take a photo, the shutter closes then the power cuts completely. Now the SD card (4MB) has been re-formatted to only 936MB

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My Vivitar DVR 525 works perfectly without the SD card in, when it goes in, and you take a photo, the shutter closes then the power cuts completely. Now the SD card (4MB) has been re-formatted to only 936MB

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When I go to take pics a window comes up saying Card Setup w/ power off and format choices. When I choose format it lets me choose yes: caution erasing all, then Card error comes us. What do I do now?

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