Having problems with your Nikon Digital Cameras ?

I formatted my SD card on my PC, which I should have. I am trying to reformat the card on my Nikon Coolpix L15, but it freezes and shows a black screen when ever I select set up. Is there anyway for me to reformat my card, or is it toast?

Answers :

Hi there
\015\012if you fomatted the card on your p.c. it may have done it in the ntfs format which the camera doesn't understand. try re formatting the card on your p.c. but select the fat32 option.
\015\012its a long shot but try it anyway.
\015\012hope this helps
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