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Sony HandyCam DCR-SR82 HDD Camcorder: "HDD Format Error"

by CoolXero / May 25, 2008 1:41 PM PDT

Everytime I turn On my Sony Handycam I get an "HDD Format Error" Message on my drive and Obviously cannot record. Any Ideas as to how I can fix this ?

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Did you try and format it?
by whizkid454 / May 25, 2008 2:12 PM PDT

If so and it still won't work, try a reset, then talk to SOny if that doesn't help.

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How?
by CoolXero / May 25, 2008 2:21 PM PDT

How would I go about formatting? There are no instructions in my book :(.

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According to the manual
by whizkid454 / May 25, 2008 11:00 PM PDT
In reply to: How?

(Page 29) It says to go to the Home menu, then Manage HDD/Memory. Then "format".

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Sony Handycam SR 47 E HDD Format Error - Solution
by allexclusive / August 15, 2010 7:14 PM PDT

[quote](Page 29) It says to go to the Home menu, then Manage HDD/Memory. Then "format"[/quote] --- same problem occurred and i followed your direction - its solved now; thanx

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(NT) hdd access problem
by 237103 / April 29, 2012 12:05 AM PDT
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HDD Format Errom
by VPUniyal / September 26, 2010 12:36 AM PDT

I am unable to record and snap through HDD Sony cancorder,it showing HDD format error.

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hei follow that
by allexclusive / September 27, 2010 12:50 AM PDT
In reply to: HDD Format Errom

follow that page 29 format option of camcorder {not on pc}

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handycam always reads format error
by phyllidee / July 18, 2012 5:32 AM PDT

when I turn on my handcam recorder, it always reads format error, why can't I record

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(NT) Did you try the above advice?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / July 18, 2012 5:34 AM PDT
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