Having problems with your Nikon D40X Digital SLR Camera Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens ?
Nikon d40 card formatting glitch
\015 Hi Fixya buffs, I have a fristrating issue. My Nikon d40 was working well when I used the self-timer for the first time. After a round of continuous shots on the timer, it suddenly said my memory card wasn't formatted. I lost all my pictures, but the camera formatted the card. However, one picture retaken, and my card was reading as not formatted again. Now I can't take a single picture, because my card isn't formatted, and wont stay formatted. What has happened and how cand I fix it?\015
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