Having problems with your Olympus Digital Cameras ?

Hi,I have just purchased a olympus 570 uz and it finds trouble focusing especially on landscapes,also have 2gb card which computer and card tell me to format as it cannot read, could you please help Regards Mark


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Focus issue... the camera tends to focus in the middle... try changing the scene mode to see if it gets any better
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\015\012memory card... check to see if your card reader firmware can be updated... older card readers cannot not read 1 or 2 gb cards
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