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Card is locked

Every time I turn my camera on it says "card locked". I won't let me take pictures or download on my computer. I sure didn't lock it on purpose!! The manual doesn't even have an answer....help!!

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  • marmejo1 Oct 22, 2008


    Every time I turn my camera on it says "card locked". I won't let me take pictures or download on mycomputer. I sure didn't lock it on purpose!! The manual doesn't even have an answer....help!!


  • marmejo1 Oct 22, 2008

    the memory card of my camera is blocked, when i want to take a picture the camera show the warning "memory car blocked" what can I do to solve this problem?. Im sure that the memory is  good because i tried it in another camera and worked very well. 

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Try removing the SD card from the camera and slide the lock switch on the side of the card to the unlock position.

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The memory card is ok because it works in another camera also i switched the little bottom that is on the side of it and still blocked, i think that is  due that the cam intern configuration please i need help with this problem of my camera. 

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