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Its possible that the card is locked, if it is just take it out and there should be a switch on the side and just slide it
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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

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

Kodak EasyShare DX4530 Digital Camera Digital Camera Cannot format memory card After I inserted new card, it says that memory card required formatting....I hit Continue...it warn me that formatting will delete everything on the card......i hit continue...it says "formatting" and shows an hourglass icon...then AGAIN says memory card requires formatting. How do I format ?


If your using more than 2GB of SD card or if yous using the SDHC card it will not format the Memory card.Try to used the recommended Memory card 2GB or 1GB SD card It will reformat your card. Too Much or too High SD card is not compatibl ... Kodak EasyShare DX4530 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

Hi, we just bought a new Samsung ES30 still camera with a new 4GB SDHC 4 Silicon Power SD card. We have formatted the SD card in the camera as per the instructions on page 76 of the User Manual which came on the CD with the camera. The issue is that the photos taken do not get stored on this memory card eg the folder is empty when checking the memory card for its content on a PC by connecting the camera to the PC via the supplied USB cable. When the SD card is connected directly to the PC via a


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My camera will no longer format my memory card and i have even bought a new memory card and it will not format those either. my camera is only about 3 yrs. do i just need to get a new one or am i doing something wrong?? help camera type is a kodak easyshare z710 digital


Go into the camera menu and find "reset"...follow the on-screen instructions. If your camera uses an SD card, make sure the slide switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position. ... Kodak EasyShare Z710 Digital Camera

I can not format my new camera memory card - Samsung Digital Cameras


Its possible that the card is locked, if it is just take it out and there should be a switch on the side and just slide it ... Samsung Digital Cameras

Why does my Kodak P880 Digital Camera keeps locking my memory card but the memory card is not on lock position? I have access to two of the same camera and both have the same problem. Is this a defect on the camera? I tried formating the card and it works but it keeps locking the card. I even change to a new memory card and the problem still exist. Please advice.


What type of memory card do you use? Do remember it supports only SD cards up to 2 Gb (uses FAT 16 FS)Hope this helps.Gr. Blackbear ... Kodak EasyShare P880 Digital Camera

I have a R707 HP Photosmart 5.1 MP 24xzoom digital camera. I just put a new memory card in the camera and took pics of my son's field trip now when I try to view the pics, the camera says the card is unreadable, then says the card has the wrong format. When I press OK to format the card, it says unable to format. What is wrong?


I have the same camera took it from my dad because he had that problem.  I think it was due to too much heat.  It was always keeped in the car.             I just take the SD card and plug it in and out untill ... Digital Cameras

We took our 512 mb SD Card out of our camera to download some of the pictures to a digital picture frame. When we return the SD Card to the camera amessage appears "memory card requires formatting. I know that formatting will remove everything from the card so I tried first to download all the pictures to my computor. It shows disk not formatted. We have trid a new SD Card but it to comes up needs to be formatted.


You can either use a separate card reader to download to your computer, or , take the card to a Walmart store and insert the card into a Kodak Picture Kiosk machine and print the pics or make a cd of them. Then, format the card in the camera. ... Kodak EasyShare CD40 Digital Camera

Format error I have a Sony Cybershot DSC-S600 but the problem is it tells me there is a format error every time I turn it on. I have tried several times to format it in the camera and through the card reader.But nothing seems to help. Do I have to buy a new memory card or is there a problem in the camera. grateful for some advice. I live in Tanzania where there are no specialists for Sony digital Cameras.


Before buying a new memory card, try to use your card in another camera.\015\012When you say you tried to format it through a card readr, do you mean that the card reader was connected to your PC? ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600 Digital Camera

Samsung SL502 camera. The camera is under the impression that the memory card is locked, when in fact it is not. I have tried formatting the card, i have tried brand new never been used cards and get same result. "memory card locked"


Are you sure the slide switch on the side of the card is in the unlocked position? ... Samsung SL502 Digital Camera

Hi Team hve a problem with Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom Digital Camera - put in new memory card (original) and since cant get camera to work - I think the said camera is almost new - but I get error message -CARD ERROR - when asked to format? - please help? Paul


You need to format a card in the camera to erase and optimize it for the camera. Go into the menu and scroll to "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. ... Olympus Camedia C-450 Zoom 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

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 kodak easy share 740 digital camera...I bought a new 4 gig memory for it...but when I put it in...it says it has to be formatted..you click continue ..and it brings me back to the it needs to be formatted screen..I tried it with 2 memory cards...and they do work in another camera...so obviously it's the kodak having some problems...what can you suggest to try please & ty?


This\302\240assumes it's a Z740.The Z740 is designed to work with SD cards. Your 4GB card is actually an SDHC card. While it fits into the slot it won't work. You need to go with SD cards, 2GB and smaller. ... Digital Cameras

A new SD card 2 GB wil not work in my C310 kodak digital camera Message in camera "memory card full" message in card reader when trying to format the card says "write protected" Is this card too Big?


No, the C310 will handle a 2GB card.SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is alrea ... Kodak EasyShare C310 Digital Camera

Can't get to set up menu with my new memory card in camera to set it up to use the memory card instead of the internal memory. Camera keeps saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel-I go to continue-it says formatting then goes back to saying memory card needs formatted-continue or cancel and around and around...camera will go to set up menu without memory card in.


1. with no card in the camera, go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions to erase the internal memory.\0122. insert the card and do the "format" thing again from the menu as you just did for the internal memory. ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

I have a brand new PNY Optima SD card I wish to use with my easy share camera. When I insert the card into the camera it says the memory card requires formatting, then continues to say formatting will delete everything on the memory card. It repeats and WILL NOT FORMAT. I cannot even get to the MENU to format the card. I am not concerned about getting pictures OFF the card - the issue is that I cannot format the card to use in the camera. Yet my Kodak manual says I can. Why won't the camera form


Hi Mr\015\012\015\012Insert 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\015\012\015\0122\015\012O ... Kodak EasyShare C875 Digital Camera

I can't format my new digital camera memory card


What type and size memory card? The CX4230 works with MMC and SD cards, 2GB or smaller. It will not work with higher-capacity SDHC cards. ... Kodak EasyShare CX4230 Digital Camera

When using a new memory card, or a memory card has been initialized by a PC, be sure to format the card with your digital camera before using it. How do you do this


Insert the card and turn on the camera. Go into the menu and find "format" and follow the on-screen instructions. This will erase the card so if it contains any pictures you want to save, download them first. ... GE A730 Digital Camera

I have just bought a Samsung S1070 Digital Camera an placed a 1gb memory card in it. I have now placed a brand new 2gb memory card in it and it instantly it tells me that the memory is full. Thanks Ama


Hi\015\012In this case try formating the memory card. first put in the memory card to camera, turn on the camera and connect it ur computer. it will show up as removable disc under my computer. Right click on the removable disc and click on for ... Digital Cameras

Pushed the Format button on my L100 Samsung Digital camera and my memory card was erased??? Please explain this?


Formatting the memory card automatically erases all the files in the memory card.it's like restoring the memory card to factory settings to be compatible with your camera.when you format the memory card using the camera the camera e ... Samsung L100 Digital Camera

Camera message is: memory card requires formatting : I chose the option to format and camera will start formatting then stops and this message pops up:please format memory card or put in new memory card. I changed memory card and same thing happens,I have also tried moving switch on card, This problem started when I used card to transfer pictures to computer.


Try formatting through the computer rather than from within the camera itself. Or, just open the card on the computer, select all, then delete. There's probably a large file in there somewhere that the camera just doesn't have enough ooomphh to move ... Digital Cameras

Hello Sir.Madam, I have DSC-H10 digital camera. It is having memory of type "Memory Stick Pro Duo". This card was working fine till the day. To transfer images to my PC, I have accessed this card to SD card reader and then after I inserted this memory card again in camera. Now I am Getting error "Reinsert the memory Stick". I thought that card may have corrupted but I can access it by SD card reader. Also I have formatted it in FAT format and then tried to use in camera but still its not work


Your problem is that you have formatted your MemoryStick from your computer. Your Sony camera uses its own proprietary formatting method and does not understand FAT32. You may also have corrupted your memory card if you didn't click on "safely remove ... Digital Cameras
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