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Memory card locked

Can't unlock my memory card to take a picture

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  • kochekow Dec 05, 2008

    bought sd extreme 3 4gb...cant unlock it with the tab on the side

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    negative

  • Anonymous Dec 25, 2008

    memory card locked

  • skipman Feb 14, 2009

    saying card locked

  • ppetal13 Feb 23, 2009

    when i take pictures and if their ugly and i try to deleat them the camera says card locked

  • vanikamps_07 Mar 03, 2009

    I have a samsung L73 and my memory card is locked and I'm unable to take pictures...how do I unlock my card?

  • Anonymous May 07, 2009

    Casio EX-Z89 camera. When I turn it on it says "The card is locked." I bought a new memory card thinking the old one was spent. New memory card - same message. Any ideas? thanks.

  • albebaran1 May 08, 2009

    i cant take pictures because suddenly my camera shows a sign: card locked. I dont know how this happened, how can I unlock the camera?
    Reyna Diaz.

  • zyonziairr May 11, 2010

    IT SURE DID IT WORK AS SOON AS I PULLED THE TAB OVER I CAN TAKE PICTURES IT WORKED LIKE A CHARM THANKS!!!!

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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

Posted on Oct 08, 2008

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I had the same problem with my memory card in my Canon SD1100 Elph. Tried the fix that bearb suggested and it worked! Thanks so much!!

Posted on Jan 14, 2009

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ON THE VERY THIN EDGE OF THE MEMORY CARD THERE;S A VERY VERY SMALL DIFFERENT COLOURED SWITCH SLIDE THIS OVER & PRONTO IT WORKS (MINE WAS A SAMSUNG D75)

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The sd card works just like the floppy disk, i was so confused when i saw everyone talking of the camera it bishop123 mentioned the card and my memory clicked back. thanks alot bishop123.

Posted on Nov 19, 2009

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