Having problems with your Canon EOS 40D Digital Camera ?
Unable to format CF card
\015 Camera says CF card not formatted. When I attempt to format it says cannot format. Change CF card. I've tried it wit 3 different CF cards. No luck.\015
Try formatting it on your computer...make sure you are formatting "that" drive and not your C drive.
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