Having problems with your Samsung Digimax L830 Digital Camera ?

How do I format a new disc?

\015 Am an electronic ignoramus and booklet with camera says new discs have to be formatted but it doesn't tell you how to do it.\015\012\015\012So that is my question; what do I do with the thing?\015

Answers :

See page 58 of this manual.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Samsung Digimax L830 Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

I have Mavica CD-350. All of a sudden when I attempt to format a new disc or re-format over an old one, the format process gets to the end and then beeps with the message "format error" After that the disc is basically trash and it won't do anything. Also, thinking it was my camera, I purchased another one and still get the exact result. Please assist. Thanks,

The camera may display a FORMAT ERROR if the inserted media is not formatted or if the media was formatted on a computer. This error may also display if the inserted media is not supported by the camera.\015\012\015\01 ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD350 Digital Camera

How do I format a new disc?

See page 58 of this manual. ... Samsung Digimax L830 Digital Camera

Didnt realise I furst had to format the memory card for my new Nikon D60. Took lots of photos at the weekend but when I took out the card to download the images there was nothing on it. However I can still view the images in the camera's display screen. I have loaded the disc that came with the camera on to my computer but have not as yet been able to work out how to download the pictures. Bearing in mind the memory card was not formatted I just want to know if I will be able to download

In some cases we have found that if there is a virus on the card and if you try to read it directly on a computer having anti virus activated, the computer shows card as a blank. As the camera software is not effected by the window based virus, it ca ... Nikon Digital Cameras

How to format new disc - Samsung PL200 Digital Camera

... Samsung PL200 Digital Camera

I just put a new disc in my digital camera and it keeps saying to format. How do i do that

Press menu key and navigate through menu to find "Format Memory Card". ... Kodak EasyShare C340 Digital Camera

I have a kodak DX7630 camera. the memory card is full. i bought new duracell and scandisk discs to try to get it to work and it still won't format for me. what is wrong?

Hi,\012\012If your camera cannot format the old sd card, you might have a different problem. But if it can, check the capacity of your expansion card. Your camera can only hold upto 2Gb SD/MMC Card.\012\012I hope this wo ... Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Digital Camera

New sd card will not allow me to select format. Wanting to install new SD card. Removed current 1GB card and installed new 4GB. Then went to format and it doesn't seem to reconize the new card. It states "Memoray card error" but I tried two new cards with same result. It sees the old card just fine. suggestions on how to format the new card or is it the camera.

This camera was manufactured before the SDHC protocol was developed for SD cards. A 'standard' SD card protocol is 2GB maximum, and that is what the camera is compatible with. I'm pretty sure the cards you are trying to use say SDHC on them, right? ... Canon PowerShot A520 Digital Camera

Put new memory card in camera but has formatting problem. When memory card is put in it says the new memory card requires formatting. When I continue it states that formatting will delete everything in memory card. Chose continue again since it is a new memory card. It then tries to format. Date and time have been reset. But it goes back to the same problem of asking to have the memory card formatted. What do I do now?

New batteries first!! Make sure they are "GOOD"May have a bad or incompatible card.Will you camera take pictures without a card in it?If yes, you have a bad or incompatible card.Try another cardHere is all the informatio ... Kodak EasyShare Z612 Digital Camera

Camera will not read disc, I have formated disk and have transfered pictures onto disc. Disc is working and can view pictures from disc on my computer. when I put disc in camera I keep get message to formate I have done this several times and still camera will not read disc.

If you have moved pics from your computer to the card and then inserted the card into your camera, the card is now formatted to the computer, not the camera. You're supposed to format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare P850 Digital Camera

My new Kodak M1093 says my new 2GB SD card needs to be formatted and it runs formatting on it but goes back to original screen that it needs to be formatted. I reformatted in my PC...same thing in the camera. It's done this with 2 new SD cards. PLEASE tell me the camera's not broken!

Your card might be protected.\015\012Please change the position of the lever on the SD card. ... Kodak EasyShare M1093 IS Digital Camera

I just bought a new nexxtech 16gb sdhc memory and everytime i turn on my camera it says the memory needs to be formatted. after choosing "continue" when it says formatting will delete everything it shows then formatting screen then says the memory card needs to be formatted... again. i've gone through this whole song and dance at least 30 times and still nothing. it's a brand new memory card so i don't know what the problem is. help please?

I would check your C663 manual to make sure your camera is capable of reading a 16GB card. Because thats a fairly large drive for such a a legacy camera I would also insert the card in your PC and format it there to make sure it is functional. Mayb ... Kodak EasyShare C663 Digital Camera

Can no longer copy from internal to memory card. Keeps saying "Memory card requires formatting." When I choose "continue" the camera tries formatting then goes back to the original screen saying "Memory card requires formatting." I bought a new memory card and it does the same thing. I formatted the new one on my computer and then tried it in the camera with the same result. Help! My mom is reeming me for some photos of her granddaughter's first day of kindergarten. Thanks, Kay lynn

In the manual, page 21 & 21 describe how to use the camera to format your choice of either the memory card OR the internal memory. If you forma ... Kodak EasyShare CX7530 Digital Camera

I have a Nikon coolpix 800. I just bought a card for it: It reads--Lexar Platinum II 4GB CompactFlash 200x When I insert the card, it bring me to a message saying" that the card needs to be formatted; I follow the buttons and press format; it starts to format, but the process is aborted and the window fades and out comes the previous window with the message that it needs to be formatted. Now: the Office Depot assurd me that it is the right card, it is a new card, the batteries are new

Hi,Nikon coolpix 800 hardware does not support 4GB memory card as it is too big memory for this model and its hardware is capable to support maximum 2GB memory card.Nothing is wrong with camera and memory card, they just don't match so bu ... Nikon Digital Cameras

I have a canon eos 20d. I used a different memory card reader to download pictures onto my pc. When I put the memory card back into my camera, I got a CF reading. I bought a new one and tried to format the new memory card. It wouldn't work either, it couldn't format the new card. Sometimes it says err 99 but if I remove the battery that goes away and it just says err cf

Check the pins in the memory card slot. It sounds like a pin is bent causing a short. ... Canon EOS-20D Digital Camera with 17-85mm Lens

I have a new Lexar 4GB Platinum 11 SDHC card and my Kidak Easyshare C643 can't seem to format the new card. Can you help? I get into menu and click on the format tag but the camera goes no further just round and round the formatting cycle.

The C643 works with MMC and SD cards, not with SDHC cards. You need to go with cards 2GB and smaller. ... Kodak EasyShare C643 Digital Camera

I just bought a new memory card (8gb) for my digital camera (Samsung NV10) and when I inserted the memory card, I kept getting "Card Error". It said I should format the new memory card and I tried to format, but then I got "Format Error". What should I do?

The largest SD card you can use in your Samsung NV10 is 2GB. thats why once you insert the 8GB sd card its shows card error or need to fromat.\012\012FYI. for every digital camera there's a compatible memory card and you can see from the ... Samsung NV10 Digital Camera

I just bought a new canon powershot xs20is. When I put in the new 8gb memory card to format it, it said memory card error. My camera won't allow me to go into formatting to format it. Is it a bad memory card or what's the problem?

Did you check the write protect tab on the card? ... Polaroid i1035 Digital Camera

How do i format new memory card on an apple computer. Reading the solutions it says to format on your computer. I don't know how to do that. My new memory card reads full and then when I try to format comes up error as stated in several other requests for help.

Hello\015\012\015\012Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If \015\012not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from \015\012Amazon.com or Buy.com\015\012 ... Kodak EasyShare C310 Digital Camera

I have a sony hdr ux7 handycam I have used a sony 8cm disc recorded in avchd format,it plays on my sony play station 3 fine, I also have about 15 Maxwell and tdk disc that have been recorded in exactly the same format, but they will not play, all my holiday films are on the Maxwell &tdk, can you tell me how to get them to play, of cource all futer recording will be done with sony disc


Kodak camera keeps asking to format disc

... Logitech ClickSmart 820 Digital Camera

New battery new sdhc 4 gb card. asking to format. When I go to set up menu, then format, it will not acept card. ??????

Your\015\012 camera will accept a maximum SD card capacity of 2GB. It simply isn't \015\012capable of handling anything of a larger capacity and in particular is \015\012incompatible with the more technically advanced SDHC cards.You ... Kodak EasyShare Z740 Digital Camera

I have a gateway DC-T50 digital camera. I put in a new 2GB SD memory card, formated the card, but when I go to use the camera I get error msg i inserted a new 2GB SD memory card, I formatted it, but when I go to Auto mode I get a message 'this card can not be used'

Is it an SDHC card? SD and SDHC cards fit the same slots, but many cameras won't work with the SDHC (high capacity) cards. SDHC is not backwards compatible. ... Gateway Digital Cameras

The problem in my digital camera is whenever I ON the camera, It shows Memory card requires formatting, and If I give Continue, It shows Formatting will delete everything on memory card I give Continue.......Its shows Memory card is unusable(insert new Memory card). And if I put a new Memory card it again shows the same message........So what would be the problem either it's the camera, and may not be memory card. Please suggest me what to do next...... awaiting for your reply

Preformat : By Fix-shad0w#1Insert your memory card into your computer's reader if you have one. If not, you can purchase a multi-format USB Memory Card reader from Amazon.com or Buy.com#2Open up 'My Computer'. You should ... Kodak EasyShare V1003 Digital Camera

I use a 3.5" floppy disc and now I keep getting a "format error" when I insert a disc even though it has been formatted. Brad

You need to format your discs in the camera. Not in any other camera. and certainly not in a PC. Some cameras do not like some discs. Have you changed the make you use? ... Sony Digital Cameras

Using Sony CD-Rs I continue to get Disc Error messages after a few pictures, and then the pictures already taken are no longer available for download. Loosing many photos this way. Put in a new disc and it works for a while only to do this again. Had some previous problems similar to this with Memorex CD-RWs but it is getting worse and worse. Is this a repairable defect? This is a fairly new camera. Wish I had a memory stick instead of the CD memory!!

It sounds optical lens is dirty and requires cleaning, if cleaning does not help or improve camera performance then optical block will be replaced that is bit expensive. Hope this camera would be under warranty so ask warranty cover from Sony or Stor ... Sony Mavica MVC-CD500 Digital Camera
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0919 seconds