Having problems with your HP Photosmart M425 Digital Camera ?

Unable to format

\015 After taking photos and downloading the ones I wanted, after re-inserted card, camera shows unable to format. How can I fix.\015

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See my solution
\015\012posted Oct 10, 2008
\015\012Hope this helps
I suppose the easy answer is to re-format the card in another device. I had a problem with HP M425 that although the card was only half full, the camera would complain that it was unable to save, and then lock up. Removing the battery reset the camera problem. Transferring all the pictures on to a PC then reformatting the card in the PC cured card part. If you don't have a PC with a reader of some kind to do this, you could try another camera (not HP?) or indeed some mobile phones to reformat the card.
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