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Formatting A Compact Flash In A Computer

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#1 guardianphil



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Posted 23 April 2004 - 02:34 AM

A 256mb Compact Flash formatted in a computer not compatible with Canon Power Shot 2

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Posted 23 April 2004 - 08:09 AM

Power Shot 2? I've never heard of that camera before...

As an aside, I never format my memory cards via my PC - always do it in-camera.
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Posted 23 April 2004 - 09:32 AM

Please be sure to format to the correct FAT system. wink.gif

I thing FAT16 is the one to use.

Check http://www.pscience5...mpact_Flash.htm for more info...

Anyway, ALWAYS REFORMAT the card with your camera for best results smile.gif .

I've heard it make sense to reformat the card regulary for speed of access rolleyes.gif .


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