Having problems with your Vivitar ViviCam 5385 Digital Camera ?

It wont let me take pictures does this mean i need the sd card


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Are you trying to take pictures without a memory card inserted in the camera? If so, you've been taking pictures using the internal memory which is very small and fills up quickly. Get a memory card. Format it in the camera before trying to use it.
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