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Memory card every time i try to turn my camera on WRITE PROTECT keeps appearing on the screen ..can u help me?

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Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Ok button - right arrow to Mode Menu - down arrow to Card tab - right arrow to card setup - right arrow to format option. You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the write protect image and the card can be used again.

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