Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Inserted a memory card and it says memory card error

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Is it a new 4GB memory card? If so that might be your problem. The card would likely be an SDHC card, and your camera was designed well before the SDHC format came out. Your camera can only use standard SD cards (2GB or less).
\015\012But if the card is less than 2GB, it could have become corrupted. In this case you could try formatting the card in the camera to see if this would rejuvenate it. This will also erase the card. See this post if you wish to first recover those pictures.
\015\012Finally, if this is occurring with multiple cards, and is also saying "card locked" even though the tiny slide switch is in the unlocked position, then see this post for a possible remedy.
I've A520. Recently I bought a 4 gig card and I got teh messgae in my cam that memory card error and later I came to know that A520 doesnot supoport it.
Fine I switched back to my old 512 MB card but strangely that is also saying the same now.(Memory card error0.
I tried to format it but could not.
I tried to power it on using view mode (to format it) but it is not at all powering up.
Also I powered it on using shoot mode and tried to put in view mode but if I do so then it automatically gets power off
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