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My Canon PowerShot won't take a memory card, always says memory

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My Canon PowerShot won't take a memory card, always says memory card error.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Camera and Video
Expert:  Rusty replied 2 years ago.
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What is the capacity of the memory cards you are trying to use?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
1 GB, 4 GB, 16GB
Expert:  Rusty replied 2 years ago.
Ok, the 4 and 16GB cards won't work in that camera, it will only accept up to 2GB. Let's focus on the 1GB card.In your tools menu, locate format, and format the 1GB card. Try to take a picture, and tell me the results.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
My format on my camera is faded out and does not allow me to select it