Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S40 Digital Camera ?

File error when i look at the photos, a blue screen comes up instead and says file error. what does this mean?


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It means memory stick is unstable / worn out.\015\012Format memory stick by pressing Menu > format.\015\012If problem is still there, put new memory stick in camera.
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