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Sony dsc-s730 format error

\015 I have a problem with sony dsc-s730 camera, when i start the camera on the display blinks warning ''format error''. i have pretty much nice pics and i don't want to lose them with formatting the card, so what should i do to keep them and solve the problem? i have 2gb memory stick pro duo made by sandisk\015

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Download the pics to your computer using a separate memory card reader. Then, format the card in the camera.
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