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12-07-2014, 03:46 AM   #1
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K100D firmware

Good day from South Africa.
I have just acquired a well cared for K100D. This shows firmware 1.0, and does not see any card bigger than 2Gb. I have downloaded the v1.02 FW file and copied it to an 8Gb card as per instructions, but when I start the camera while pressing Menu button, it only shows Ver 1.0 and let me set time etc, then shows Mem Card Error!
Any help would be appreciated! ( the download file only shows Windows platforms up to XP. I tried it on Windows 8. On the MAC, Stuffit seems to also have a problem with this file)
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Johann Mendelsohn

12-07-2014, 06:24 AM   #2
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Have you tried updating the firmware using a 2gb card? Also, make sure the firmware is in the root directory of the card.
12-07-2014, 02:40 PM   #3
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I think you have to start with a 2Gb or less memory card. I think your operating system will automatically format cards over 2Gb with the FAT32 file system. The camera with firmware 1.0 won't understand that. The best solution is to use a small-capacity card. The instructions say Mb, not Gb.
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Thank you everyone! I tried the smaller capacity card and it worked 100%.

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Glad you got it worked out, and by the way, welcome to the forum. You will find a wealth of information here.
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