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Hi. My Canon Powershot sd400 is telling me there is a " memory card error"...and "Card Locked!". Any idea how to fix this? Heidi

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Hi!
You have to unlock your memory card. All memory cards have this small lock mechanism on the side.

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Make sure that the slider is on the UNLOCK position. If it's already on the UNLOCK position and you are still getting the same error message, try to set it to LOCK, then set it back to UNLOCK position.


I hope that helps.

Good luck and have a nice day!

Posted on Nov 26, 2008

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