Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX L100 Digital Camera ?

We have tried several memory cards in our camera. No matter what type, after we format it, the camera will NOT read it! Help!


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Do you format it in the computer? or on the camera? have you tried formatting the card on the camera, through the computer? is it the right kind? backwards?
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We have tried several memory cards in our camera. No matter what type, after we format it, the camera will NOT read it! Help!


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