Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera ?

Insert new card and turn on to receive message of "memory card error"


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You may need to take it in to the camera place to get the internal batery for the clock replaced also you may need to up load the driver program for the camera
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Insert new card and turn on to receive message of "memory card error"


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