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Re: memory card locked
Sounds like the 'lock' tab on the memory card has been moved to the 'safety' to prevent you from re-writing your card accidentally
Fix it by: 1 remove memory card from camera 2 look for the very little tab/switch on the front of the card 3 slide it to the unlocked position (opposite of now) 4 put it back into camera...should now allow you to take pictures
if the tab/switch is missing do not dispair... -use a small piece of clear tape to cover this 'tab/switch' opening
-this is the same concept as cassette/vhs/ 5 1/4" floppies...removing the 'tab' to lock it
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KodakAug 25, 2010 - The camera screen displays "Memory card is protected (Reset switch on card). ... The memory card is locked so that data (pictures, videos, or files) ... The disk is write protected." when writing to or formatting an SD card. Share.
Kodak, EasyShare, Max, Perfect Touch, and Pulse are trademarks of Eastman Kodak. Company. ..... Access to more manual settings than Smart Capture mode. ..... NOTE: To delete protected pictures/videos, remove protection before deleting.
Oops. The little latch on the side in the unlock position, should engage a switch in the camera, indicating the memory card is not writ protected. It is not an electrical switch doing something in the memory card. But is the switch in the camera is defect, you get the same result. If someone once tried to press in a memory card, the wrong way around, this could have been the cause of a damaged switch. Just check the memory card slot, of nothing is in the cardholder, blocking the little switch from working correct. Sure the switch is in the up position, like in the picture?
All SD cards I have ever seen can be locked with a little slide on the left side as you face the label. if the slide is up, the card is unlocked and can be used for taking pictures. If the slide is down, it is in the locked position, which prevents it from overwriting anything that is currently on the card. Before you unlock it you may want to verify that all pictures on the card (if any) have been saved because once you start using the card and overwriting its contents, the pictures are gone forever. If the card is empty, just unlock it, format it and start taking pictures.
Locking the memory card prevents you from taking and adding photos to the memory card. It also prevents you from deleting photos from the memory card. If you want to erase all the photos off the memory card. unlock the memory card, go to the camera's Menu and scroll through the settings ti Format the memory card, then format the memory card.
If the memory card is a SD memory card then SD and Mini SD memory cards has a small slide switch on the edge of the card, which write protects data on the memory card or add photos to the SD card. Slide the switch from the LOCK position to the UNLOCK position, which is furthest away from the contacts.
This used to happen when the write protect lock on in the memory card. Refer the manual to see how to remove the memory card.
After removing the memory card, unlock the write protect tab as shown in the fig.