Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ7 Digital Camera ?

On startup, says memory card problem - card is OK


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Possible causes:\015\012Contacts on card dirty.\015\012Card needs to be formatted in the camera. (this erases the card so download the pics first using a separate card reader if necessary)
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On startup, says memory card problem - card is OK


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