Having problems with your Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera ?

I have a 512 memory card and it states needs formating but wont actually format. Its just repeating itself saying needs formatting. Its saying it when i put the SD card into my camera and my pc. Can i fix this


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# Insert 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
# 2 Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives.
# 3 Check its contents first to make sure that you have the right drive.
# 4 In 'My Computer', right-click on the drive and choose 'Format'.
# 5 Leave all the options as they are and click on 'Start'. This is a non-reversible process so make sure this is what you truly wanted to do in the first place.
# 6 Once the process is completed, take the memory card out and insert it into your Digital Camera or any other device. Try to browse to it to make sure it works fine now.
Get a very good anti virus program and scan memory card for viruses
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I have a 512 memory card and it states needs formating but wont actually format. Its just repeating itself saying needs formatting. Its saying it when i put the SD card into my camera and my pc. Can i fix this


# Insert 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# 2 Open up 'My Computer'. You should see it under the list of available drives. ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

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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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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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