Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera ?

When i turn my camera on it says 'card not initialized'. What does this mean?


Answers :

File structure on the card can be damaged. Format card in your camera using camera menu. Note: all images on card after formatting will be LOST. If you have something valuable there - try to download images from card to PC using card reader.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Neither the fujifilm 256MB xd card nor th enew Olympus 2GB xd card will work in the A340. I've put the card in and went to Format it in the camera as per teh menu. It acts like it does but when you take a picture it says "write error" When you turn it on again it still says "card not initialized." I've tried formating them with the camera on (lens cover open) and using the menu and with the camera off (lens cover closed powered on using the button on the back) and using the menu from that screen


The camera needs to be up-dated to read the cards it may still have the old dater in it! so it cant "see" the biger cards ... Fuji FinePix A340 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera, a message appears on the screen that says "Card not initialized?" What does that mean, why can't I take pictures?


You need to format the card before you can use it. Pick "Format" from the camera's menu to initialize the card. ... Fuji Digital Cameras

When i turn my camera on it says 'card not initialized'. What does this mean?


File structure on the card can be damaged. Format card in your camera using camera menu. Note: all images on card after formatting will be LOST. If you have something valuable there - try to download images from card to PC using card reader. ... Fuji FinePix S5200 / S5600 Digital Camera

I have a fujifilm finepix s602z digital camera and got a new 4gb compactflash, platinum 2 80x card but when you turn camera on it says card not initialized. how do i initialize the card so i can use the camera?


I have the same camera with the same problem. You can try formatting the card using the camera. With the camera set as if you are going to look at what's on the card, press the Menu/OK button. Move up to the word Format, press Menu/OK button, FORMAT ... Fuji Digital Cameras

Card problem My camera keeps sayin ''card not initialized'' and i go to my format options and press ok for the format but then it says card error, so i turn it off and then back on and it it says card not initialized again please help me


Could be a problem with your card, if possible try connecting the car to the PC without the Camera, maybe through a printer if you have media slots.. then try going to my computer and right click on the card and format\015\012\015\012If ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera

When I insert the CF card, and then turn the camera on, I get a reading that the card needs to be formatted. I then try to format the card, and it says that the card cannot be formated. I looked inside, and the pins appear to be fine. I just received the camera about a weeks ago, and have alreay taken photos with the camera, and had no problems with the CF card initially.


If trying another card doesn't work then reformat your CF card in your computer choosing a Quick Format option. Then place it in the camera, do an immediate card format in the camera. If you've got images on the card now DO NOT SHOOT ANYTHING on the ... Canon EOS-5D Digital Camera

I have a Kodak EasyShare CX6330 and I bought a new 4GB SD card today. WHen I put it in and turn on the camera it says "memory card requires formatting" I press Continue and it tells me everything will be deleted...I press Continue and then it says it's formatting only it takes me right back to the initial "memory card requires formatting" screen. It just goes in a circle and it won't let me go to the menu when I hit MENU. How do I get it formatted?


Kodak CX6330 camera support KODAK SD Cards up to 2 GB and KODAK SDHC Cards up to 8 GB.Other manufacturer cards should be up to 2GB because of camera hardware read/write speed.So if new 4GB card is other then above mentioned Kodak cards, t ... Kodak EasyShare C330 Digital Camera

Card issues when i turn my camera on it says card not initialized and will not work. my memory card is in the camera, and when plugged into the computer i can acces the files !!!! help!


Try formatting your memory card ... Fuji FinePix 2800 Zoom Digital Camera

My Canon A460 says the Card is locked. The lock switch on the card is set to unlock. I have another camera with a similar card. Both cards work in the other camera. neither card will work in the A460 both say Card Locked. It must be something in the camera. I have tried the turn off remove card turn on take picture. No card message. Turn off replace either card and see Card Locked.


Back up your data first,thenyou reformat the memory card in the camera.i guess you have formatted the memory card in another device.canon cameras generally do not accept cards that have been formatted in another device.then sitch off the camera and r ... Canon PowerShot A75 Digital Camera

When I turn the camera on, it says "card not initialized", but it's the same card I have used always. The card is good. I took it to a store and all the pics were still there. Help!


This happens sometimes if the card was inserted into a computer or another camera or when a camera is disconnected from a computer without using the "safely remove hardware" function. You need to get a card reader and use it to download your pictures ... Fuji FinePix S5000 Digital Camera

Fuji camera All of a sudden my camera starts saying "card not initialized" I have had this camera for a few months and has been working fine. Does this mean I lost all my pictures?


Most likely no. The first thing i would do is go out and buy a card reader and try connecting that to your computer and see if that works. if it does then there is something wrong with the camera Possibly. If it doesn't then there is pro ... Fuji FinePix A330 Digital Camera

Initializing my brother downloaded pictures the other day and now the camera won't work. when i turn it on it says "not initializing". what does this mean


Hi , scan the camera with anti virus , connect usb scan with anti virus. ... Fuji FinePix A500 Digital Camera

We purchased a new memory card (Olympus xD M+ 2GB) and now when we turn the camera on it says "card not initialized" what do we need to do?


You need to format new card through Format option in camera menu, this will enable new memory card to store/ save fresh images.Thanks. ... Digital Cameras

CARD LOCKED when i turn on the camera it wont let me take pics it says card locked what does that mean


It means the SD memory card has a little switch on the side that is in the "locked" position. Remove card, move switch, re-install, and you should be good to go. ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera

Locked card When I turn my camera on it says, this card is locked. What does that mean and how do I unlock it?


Inside the camera is a memory card...remove the card and on the side of the card is a lock switch...slide switch to unlock and then place back in camera!\015\012Please rate my response\015\012Thank\015\012You!\015\012If you ha ... Canon PowerShot SD400 / IXUS 50 Digital Camera

When I turn on the camera it says memory card error and card locked. What does this mean and how do I fix it?


Try moving the slide switch on the side of the card. ... Canon PowerShot A560 Digital Camera

I have a Olympus C-750 Ultra zoom camera and I suddenly the camera stopped working one day. Now when I turn on the camera it says format memory card, but then when you select yes the camera shuts off and when I turn it on again it says photo chard error and shuts off again. What is wrong with the camera and what can do to remedy this? Will replacing the photo card help?


The memory card may be defective, try another, if that cures the problem great, if u get the same message then the camera has failed and you will need to send it in for repair to a Kodak service center, there is nothing u can do to fix this, Kodak do ... Digital Cameras

I have an Olympus C-740 Ultra Zoom Digital Camera. I bought a new memory Card. This camera is new to me and this is the first memory card I have purchased. I do not have a manual for the camera. I am having a problem getting the camera to read the card. I insert the card, turn on camera & the window says "no picture". I changed the batteries also. I can get a oval ring which says "Info on the left, picture of cards at the top, "Mode Menu" on right, & bars at the bottom.It appears the "Mode Menu"


Choose YES for the Format option. Allow it to finish. Should work fine then.\015\012Possible defective card if does not work after full format. Do not use any "quick format" option.\015\012First time must be FULL format. ... Digital Cameras

Olympus cr 350. New camera. After number of photos taken when turning on the camera it says to either turn of or format the memory card. At the store I got a new camera, but still have the same problem. I can take some photos, then I get the same message. At the store service desk they tell me that the camera could be incompatible with the brand of the memory cards Transcend, at the department inside the store they say it is not probable.


May be your memory card was error/damaged, format it and check for error. ... Digital Cameras

On my casio exilm EX-Z80a. when I turn on camera it says the card is locked. I have tryed changing the card and formating the cards and the camera still says the card is locked when i turn it on??


\015\012If you are sure there is no problem about the LOCK sw ... Casio Digital Cameras

SANYO CAMERA VPC T700 IS SAYING CARD ERROR WHEN I TURN IT ON. THE CAMERA WORKS W/O THE SD CARD. WHEN I TRY TO HAVE THE SD CARD READ ON MY COMPUTER, MY COMPUTER SAYS I HAVE TO FORMAT IT AND THEN SAYS IF I FORMAT IT ALL WILL BE ERASED. HOW DO I FIX THIS ON MY CAMERA? DID I LOSE MY PICTURES?


The card has become corrupted. See the corrupted card procedures in this linked article. ... Sanyo Xacti VPC-T700 Digital Camera

When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!


Do not use the computer to erase the card. This is the reason your camera no longer recognizes the card. Now you need to format the card in the camera to get it to work properly. ... Digital Cameras

I have replaced the battery and memory card, the camera keeps saying I need to format the card, but then it says it is formatting, then gives another message saying the card needs to be formatted. Basically, the camera won't format the memory card, which means I can't take any pictures.


If the memory card replacement is an SDHC model card the Kodak z740 will not work with it. The memory card has to be a standard SD card of 2 gig size or less to properly function. Take card out and turn on camera. See if you get same error. You s ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

I turn my camera on and it says protected card across the screen. I cant take pictures but I can look at them. I take out the card and turn the camera on and it either says memory full or just completely shuts off


SD cards have a little slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully ... Sanyo VPC-S1080 Digital Camera

My camera is a 4.1 mega pixel...it was workin fine but now when i turn it on it says card not initialized


That means you need to format the card in the camera. Download any pics first because the card will be erased. ... Fuji FinePix A350 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.4303 seconds