Having problems with your Nikon COOLPIX S4200 16MP Digital Camera with 6x Optical Zoom - Black ?

I have a 4G Sandisk memory card which is compatible and still keep getting file contains no image data

\015 I got my camera 2 days ago and i used the same memory card from my old one, I was taking pictures and all of sudden it says " file contains no image data" so i just thought my memory card was full so i put it into my computer and deleted some photos and then put it back into my camera and the problem still happened. I am not sure what's going on...\015

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The memory card was setup for your old camera. Try formatting the memory card using the Nikon camera's Menu settings.
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