Having problems with your Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-S500 Digital Camera ?

Memory stick is inserted but it says no memory stick


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You should give a try to reformat your memory stick. If you have imprtnt picture in it, you can still recover it using a recovery software found in the internet. Hope this could help.
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Memory stick is inserted but it says no memory stick


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