Hi John. Welcome to justanswer.
What issue are you facing with your camera?
John, connect your camera to the computer via usb cable
Yes you can format from your camera. Turn it on
Press Menu and go to Settings Tab
Press Menu and then rotate the zoom lever until you see a Settings Menu (sign of a wrench) where the first option on the list will be Mute
Scroll down and you will see option FORMAT
Do you have a laptop?
Remove the memory card from the camera and your laptop would have a memory card adapter on the side. Connect the memory card there.
Which laptop is it. I will show you a picture
Check these attached images
Your laptop must have it
You can get it out easily. Just push it and it will pop out. Push it again and it will remain there
Yes i know. Remove that plastic out and put your sd card there. Insert it into it
Now check on your laptop, it will be shown there. Right click and choose format
Which version of windows is there on your laptop?
Right click it
Once you click this link below(CLICK HERE)A file will automatically get downloaded. Check your download section, a file named ELSINORE.SCREENCONNECT will be present. Just open that file so that I can connect to your computer.
Click the blue text and open the file which gets downloaded. Press Ctrl j on your keyboard and open the first file that you see