Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?

40d won't read or format any memory card that previously could read


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  • \015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If \015\012not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from \015\012Amazon.com or Buy.com
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  • \015\0122\015\012Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available \015\012drives.
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  • \015\0123\015\012Check its contents first to make sure that you have the right drive.
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  • \015\0124\015\012In 'My Computer', right-click on the drive and choose 'Format'.
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  • \015\0125\015\012Leave all the options as they are and click on 'Start'. This is a \015\012non-reversible process so make sure this is what you truly wanted to do \015\012in the first place.
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  • \015\0126\015\012Once the process is completed, take the memory card out and insert it \015\012into your Digital Camera or any other device. Try to browse to it to \015\012make sure it works fine now.
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    40d won't read or format any memory card that previously could read


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