Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX P100 Digital Camera ?
My P100 says 'card cannot be used' and no matter what card you put in it says the same. Card is NOT locked.
Format your SD with NTFS and then insert it to the camera, it will ask to reformat with the camera. just say OK.
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My P100 says 'card cannot be used' and no matter what card you put in it says the same. Card is NOT locked.
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Locked Hi, Camera has been fine till I took the memory card out to process the images. When putting the card back and turning it on the camera says "The card is locked" I can see my images but cannot use the camera. Please help. Sian
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When I put the memory card in the camera it says 'cannot read' it. How do I format the card? I know it has the right 'size' memory. The memory card I am using is the same one I used a few months ago and I saved the pictures I took to a computer and erased the pictures off the card. Now as soon as I turn the camera on it says 'This card cannot be read'. Im frustrated as there is nothing in the manual that seems to get my camera working again. I have only had it for a year. Please HELP!
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Hi. Last time I went to used my camera the screen showed a message saying the memory card was damaged. When I tok it out I saw that it was slightly damaged on the bottom strip. I have replaced it with another memory card but the same message keeps coming up so I cannot take any photos.The message says: "This memory card cannot be used. Card may be damaged. Insert another card." Any suggestions how I can reset the camera before I pay to put it in for a service?
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Card Locked! It is definitely NOT the lock tab. This is my sisters camera. She has used this card for a while. She took it out to try out a card I gave her and when she put the original back in the camera, it says "Card Locked!" whenever anything that would alter its contents is attempted. I have tested this card in my own camera and it works and I tried my card in her camera and that works. Why is this one card suddenly showing up to this one camera as locked?
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Card Locked no matter what memory card you put in the camera it says memory card locked
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Hi, I have a Pentax Optio WPI and using ACDC viewer. After upgrading on my computer at home it now says that the memory disk is not formatted and I cannot view pictures on my computer. I try to format the disk and it tries and then says it cannot. I put the card in a reader and it will not work either. The camera, disk and reader all work on my computer at work. I contacted Pentax and they said it was not a problem with the camera. Any thoughts on how to fix this on my home computer? Please hel
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Just bought a Nikon L100 and have tried 3 different memory cards. Each time it says "This card cannot be used". It is not upside down, It is not locked, It is a valid SD card, and two of them are brand new just out of the package. Can someone help me?
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