Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 3740 Digital Camera ?

I have had this camera for several years now but only recently put a mem card in it. It just keeps telling me to check card. I have tried 2 or 3 cards and reset the menu settings a few times but still always the same message. What's up? Today I tried to download a few pics from the internal memory but my HP solution centre tells me that there is no mem card in the device even though I have down loaded from the internal mem several times in the past. I checked the settings in the cam and they see


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Hello. After you put the memory card into the digital camera you must go into the menu and find the format button. When you push it, it may ask if you want to erase the contents of the card. Answer yes. Once your card is formatted it should work like it is supposed to work. This is a common error so do not feel badly. Regards, Joe
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