Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z730 Digital Camera ?

Keeps returning to "needs to be formated" each

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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link. By the way, the Z730 was made before SDHC came out. Only consider 2GB or less standard SD cards. They're very inexpensive these days on Amazon.\012
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Keeps returning to "needs to be formated" each

There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch ... Kodak EasyShare Z730 Digital Camera

My Kodak EasyShare DX4530 is not formatting. I got a new memory card for it and it isnt formatting to it, it trys to but just keeps doing the same thing over and over, "memory card needs formatting." over and over it says it is formatting then goes right back to saying that it needs formatting. is there a way i can set it up to format it?

Maybe it is having trouble with the size of the memory. Memory cards have grown enormously in capacity in the last couple of years, and even relatively new cameras may not be able to cope with the memory size of the newest cards. SD and SDHC cards fi ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera

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 bought a memory card for my kodak cx 6330 digital camera. When i put the card it in the camera,it says it need to be formatted, so i press continue, then it says pictures will be erased if formatted and then i press continue again and then it says formatting, for a few seconds and returns to the screen saying the card needs to be formatted. What do I do?! The memory card is a kodak SDHC Memory Card - Mutli Usage

Sorry, but a SDHC card will not work with your camera. Although it looks exactly the same as a standard SD card, the format the card uses is very differnet. Unfortunately your camera was designed before the SDHC format came out. \015\012 ... Kodak CX6330 Digital Camera

I have a Kodak Easyshare Z740 & we just purchased an 8gb sdhc SanDisk & it keeps saying it needs to be formatted it says everything will be deleted and then goes back to disk needs to be formatted What do I need to do? Thanks

You need to buy an SD card. the Z740 works with SD and MMC cards, not SDHC cards. While SDHC cards will fit into an SD slot, there are hardware differences which keep them from working. SD cards will work in SDHC devices but not the other way around. ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

Can't get to set up menu with my new memory card in camera to set it up to use the memory card instead of the internal memory. Camera keeps saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel-I go to continue-it says formatting then goes back to saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel and around and around...camera will go to set up menu without memory card in.

1. with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory.\0122. insert the card and do the "format" thing again from the menu as you just did for the internal memory. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

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Hi there \015\012\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012 ... Kodak EasyShare C533 Digital Camera


It happens due to write/read issues, Best thing I can suggest backup if you have video in Harddrive and perform format.Good Luck ... Logitech ClickSmart 820 Digital Camera

We took our 512 mb SD Card out of our camera to download some of the pictures to a digital picture frame. When we return the SD Card to the camera amessage appears "memory card requires formatting. I know that formatting will remove everything from the card so I tried first to download all the pictures to my computor. It shows disk not formatted. We have trid a new SD Card but it to comes up needs to be formatted.

You can either use a separate card reader to download to your computer, or , take the card to a Walmart store and insert the card into a Kodak Picture Kiosk machine and print the pics or make a cd of them. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare CD40 Digital Camera

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When I install a memory sd disk, the camera says it needs to format. I format it and it then says it has to format. It just keeps saying that it has to format and wont alow me to take any pictures at all, unless I remove the disk and save pics to internal memory

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Trying to install a new sd memory card, screen says it needs formatting click continue and says formatting will delete everything on memory care click continue shows it is formatting then says memory card requires formatting, it just keeps going aroung in circles. What do I do?

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SD card keeps popping up when inserted in cama. SD card will not stay down in camara Says it needs to be formatted. It will not format. Never has this problem before How can I fix this

The SD slot of the camera got damage somehow. The SD slot contains thin copper prongs that locks the card in place and comes in contact with the surface of the card. If these prongs are damaged, then it cause a read failure of the camera. ... HP Photosmart M525 Digital Camera

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The lever on your SD card might be turned the wrong way so it is reading protective. Pls. turn the lever.\015\012\015\012Your camera Memory card support is: SD/MMC up to 2 Gigabyte.\015\012If you use any other card. the camera could ... Kodak Easyshare M753 Digital Camera

Memory card my camera keeps erasing my pictures. it sais that the memory card needs to be formated but it will erase all files on the camera. i have important photos that are on there right now, that i cant download to my computer. please help with suggestions to make the photos come back. i tried to lock and unlock the memory card but its no use. i really dont know whats going on so can you please make some suggestions to the steps i need to take to get my photos back.Thank You.

Also, use a card reader, copy your pictures from the card using the card reader, transfer your pix to your computer and then reformat the card ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

My c190 keeps saying the sdhc card needs to be formatted even after I format it.

Format under windows ? ... Kodak EasyShare C190 Digital Camera

I recently purchase a memory card sandisk sdhc 4gb & keeps saying need to be formatted but i can't get it to formatt, what do i need to do?

The Z612 works with SD cards, which max out at 2GB. It will not work with larger SDHC cards. ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

I keep getting a message that my memory card needs formatting. My internal memory is full. I have a Lexar multi-use 4GB SDHC card. I have no idea how to format it. I have tried everything in the "Set up" but continue to get the message and nothing is saved on the card. HELP!

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The DX6490 is designed to work with SD cards. While SDHC cards will fit into the slot, they will not work. You need to use SD cards 2GB and smaller. ... Kodak Digital Cameras

Continues ask me to formatt memory card, when I say ok, it says it is formatting, but keeps coming back and saying it needs formatted

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My camera won't let me format my new 8GB memory card keeps saying card needs formatting and then repeating the message

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My memory cards are saying they are locked and i need to format my cards when i do it it keeps sending me over and over again through the same **** ive tried all 4 card on lock and unlock and still nothign s working

Try another brand of memory card alot of times all brands are not compatible withall devices even they are the same type of card\015\012Good Luck! (if this does not work the camera may need repaired!\015\012Please rate my responce!\ ... Kodak EasyShare One Digital Camera
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