Having problems with your Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ3 Digital Camera ?

Only allows me to take about 3 photos and says that pictures will be recorded on built in memory...


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With no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions. Then, insert a blank memory card and format it in the camera.
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