Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A400 Digital Camera ?

I have a Canon A400 that is displaying the common 'memory card error' message. I've been through most of the tricks that I've found on the Internet but still no success. Tried multiple memory cards, compressed air and formatting the card. For some reason when I try to format any card it shuts off the camera completely when I select that option from the menu. Any ideas out there?


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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". The most common is trying to use a 4GB or higher SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Other causes include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.\012By the way, if you are indeed using 2GB or less cards (as you should be for your older A400), then give the toothpick fix a try listed in the above link.
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