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Photosmart m527 will not format 14 months old

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An alternative to formatting in the camera is to format the memory card with the use of a memory card reader attached to a PC. Some computers have built-in memory card slots while others would need an external device that plugs into the USB port such as this. Either way, the PC would read it as an external storage device. Doing a right click would allow you choices including format. Pls remember to format it using FAT32.

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Firsrt pres power button for 10 secinds then it reset .then connecti with your compurter.
\015\012then check its properties then security also cgheck u r login as admin.check its security rights give every one full access.then apply.
\015\012also check your camera or memory card is not virus infected.
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Photosmart m527 will not format 14 months old

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