Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A610 Digital Camera ?

How do I format the memory card on the Canon Powershot A610 camera

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The option to format the card should be in the camera's menu.

To do it properly consult the manual.

Other than that you can pop the card in a card reader, connect it to a computer and format the card that way.

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