Having problems with your Fuji FinePix F470 Digital Camera ?

Card not initialized message, how do you resolve on fuji 470 camera


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The camera wants you to format the card in the camera. This erases and initializes it.
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Card not initialized message, how do you resolve on fuji 470 camera


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