Having problems with your Sony Digital Cameras ?

Keeps saying memory stick error with everyone i try

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There are only 3 reasons for this error :-

  1. \015\012The inserted Memory Stick cannot be used in the camera.
  2. \015\012
  3. \015\012The Memory Stick is damaged.
  4. \015\012
  5. \015\012The terminal section of the Memory Stick is dirty.

In rare situations, i have seen a Hardware problem with the camera. Try to insert memory stick again and again and see if that would improve the situation.

More likely, you need to have a New Memory Stick.

Hope i helped you.

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