Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W90 Digital Camera ?

Memory stick formating error, on screen, nothing works with camera, have downloaded all photos and cleared stick but camera screen still says 'memory stick formating error'

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You need to find out if the problem is with the camera or the stick. Firstly make sure that the write protection slide on the stick hasn't moved as this will stop the camera formatting it.
\015\012Then get hold of another stick and try it in the camera. If it works then its obviously a stick problem. If not then the camera has a fault. A local repair shop should be able to repair at a reasonable price.
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