Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W80 Digital Camera ?

It keeps saying format error when i put memory stick in


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Sounds like you will have to go to the menu and reformat it, or you can do it in your computer. for mat it to a FAT file systema nd it should work, if it does not, then the card is most likely bad
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