Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S110 / IXUS v Digital Camera ?

Hello i have a canon digital ixus v camera and i orderd a 4gb compact flash card and on the camera display it said cf error can you help


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I had this exact problem. What I needed to do was first, turn on the camera with it set in the photo taking mode. Next, in the menu system, select "Format". This will format the CF card to work with the camera. Hopefully this will help!
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