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Old Dec 9, 2004, 7:26 PM   #1
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I read that you should reformat the card after uploading to the computer. Is that true? My FZ20 book doesn't seem to mention formatting the card. I just stuck it in and started shooting when I got the camera.
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Old Dec 9, 2004, 8:12 PM   #2
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Seems to be a few schools of thought on formating

1. always format

2. format occasionally

3. Format when required ( which is what Panasonic recommends Pg. 94)
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Old Dec 9, 2004, 11:44 PM   #3
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I format mine ususlly after I upload to my computer.

I allways use the camera to format the card, and never use any computer disk utilities on the card.

I never take the card out or put it in thecamera when the power is on.

I never power the camera off while the card could still be reading.

I never fill the card to the last picture.

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