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DSC-S930 Steady Shot has message - Error formatting memory stick (2GB San Disk) Will not take photos


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At first try to use another MS. If OK, replace it.
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DSC-S930 Steady Shot has message - Error formatting memory stick (2GB San Disk) Will not take photos


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When I press button to take a photo the top of the screen reads Memory Card Error and the photo has not been recorded. Unable to record any new photos. Tried to take memory card out and stick it back in to see if that helped. But no.


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I have a sony cybershot DSC-P73 camera, and I just got a memory stick pro 1.0gb not ,too long ago. I turned my camera on, and I get memory stick error C:13:01 blinking. What is this, and how do I get my photos that I taken off there. I even put in the old memory stick to see if it was my camera. I can take pics off the old one.


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Memory card my camera keeps erasing my pictures. it sais that the memory card needs to be formated but it will erase all files on the camera. i have important photos that are on there right now, that i cant download to my computer. please help with suggestions to make the photos come back. i tried to lock and unlock the memory card but its no use. i really dont know whats going on so can you please make some suggestions to the steps i need to take to get my photos back.Thank You.


Also, use a card reader, copy your pictures from the card using the card reader, transfer your pix to your computer and then reformat the card ... Kodak EasyShare C613 Digital Camera

Memory card my memory cards that worked in my other kodak camera isn't working in this camera. 9z1485 is) it won't let me review pictures already on card. help I received a Kodak Easyshare C713 for Christmas.    I have gone through the formatting process with a new memory card, but the camera only takes the 10 pix in the internal memory and then tells me the memory is full.    Have a 2GB card which I can't use. Shall I take the camera back to the shop?


Try to check the Memory card if it is compatible with your new camera. To know this you need to read the owners manual and try to check the directions on putting your memory card. Your memory card must be check also from a computer if it is still fu ... Digital Cameras
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