“Cannot create folder” – Canon Digital Rebel XSi/EOS 450D
A “Cannot create folder” message is displayed when an Eye-Fi Card is inserted in an Canon Digital Rebel XSi/EOS 450D.
A bug in the Digital Rebel XSi/EOS 450D firmware prevents the camera from reading data on the Eye-Fi Card
Canon has released a firmware update that addresses this as well as other non Eye-Fi related problems.
- Download and install Firmware version 1.1.0 to prevent the error message described. Instructions and links for downloading and installing the version 1.1.0 fimware update are available in EOS REBEL XSi / 450D Firmware Update Version 1.1.0.
- Once you update your firmware per Canon’s instructions it is a good idea to format your Eye-Fi Card in the Canon Digital Rebel XSi/EOS 450D prior to use.
NOTE: If you see the “Cannot create folder” in other Canon cameras, try formatting the card in your camera.