Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-P52 Digital Camera ?

Formatting error flashes on the screen when I turn on the camera


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I asked to clarifiy weather you removed and placed the SD card or not.
\015\012I think the problem is solved by removing the card and placing again. If you find this helpful vote me to continue to help people.
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Formatting error flashes on the screen when I turn on the camera


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