Having problems with your Canon Powershot A1000IS 10MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom ?

Memory card error? no matter if i re format the card bor not and it wont let me take pic


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If you have a SD memory card reader separate from your camera on your computer, try formatting the SD card from you computer.
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Memory card error? no matter if i re format the card bor not and it wont let me take pic


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