Will not format new 64gb card

I have a nikon D3000. Bou6a 64gb memory card and it will not format. Display tells me card is full when it is a new card.

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Try formatting the card in a computer. It may be defective. What brand is it? I am not sure what "bou6a" is. Name brands usually have a warranty where you can send in for a free replacement if it is defective.


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The capacity of your SD Card is too great. It is not supported by the camera.

The Nikon D3000 supports SDHC SD Cards up to a maximum of 32GB. Here is an image taken from the User Guide that details the SD Card capacities that it supports. I don't think that having the correct card manufacturer plays a role any more when buying SD Cards. They also do not specify but if you wish to take videos ensure that you get a Class 10 card (look for the symbol on the card label, usually it is a 10 in a circle or similar)

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It may be possible if formated as fat32.


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