Having problems with your Nikon Coolpix L11 Digital Camera ?
Turn on camera and message says "This card cannot be used."
\015 My mother has same camera and I take her card (which is exact same brand) out of her camera and put it in my camera and it says same thing, but it of course works in her camera. It actually was working when we first got the camera but it just suddenly stopped working one day. \015\012-Manual says to make sure card connectors are clean. Hows that work? \015\012\015
On the card there will be skinny metal strips or points. That is how the card connects to the camera. What they're saying is make sure you don't have any grease, or yuk on those strips before inserting it into the camera.
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