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When i turn on my nikon coolpix the screen says memory card is write protected what does that mean

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Did you try to format the card while in the camera?

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Camera shows write protect when open


When what is open? Always keep the battery / memory card door closed. If it is not closed correct, the camera won't work as expected. To protect the file system, when someone should pul out the memory card, while the camera is accessing the memory, it will or shut down completely, or at least protect the memory card against writing to it.
Before opening the battery / memory card cover, always make sure the camera is completely shut off. That means no light is allowed to burn or flicker. The memory card can also be write protected (SD cards) when the lock switch is down like in the picture on the 32GB card.
Before you can make any picture the switch on the card should be up like on the 64GB card on the picture. 3635bcf4-65df-478c-a04d-92e341d15860.jpg

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When I turn on my camera to shot a picture, it will not let me. Instead a screen pops up that says "card write protected." What does this mean?


Look at your memory card. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
If this doesn't do it, try a different card.

Nov 03, 2011 | Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

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My readout says "card locked"


Look at your memory card. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Aug 13, 2011 | Polaroid Digital Cameras

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When I turn the camera on, I immediately get a blue screen with the message "Picture or video is protected." I can review what's on my memory card, but that's what I get when I want to...


Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Aug 10, 2011 | Kodak EasyShare M863 Digital Camera

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Screen reads "memory card is


SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Jul 24, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

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What do "write protect" mean


1. Switch to playback mode using the mode
dial. Use the Left/Right buttons to locate
and display the photo or movie that you
want to protect.
2. Select the Protect setting from the
Playback menu as described previously.
3. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to
select One to protect this picture/video,
or select All to protect all pictures/videos in
the internal memory or memory card. Then
press the Right navigation button.
4. Use the function button to select Yes to lock
the displayed picture/video or Unlock
to unlock it, and use the Up/Down
navigation buttons to select Back to
return to the Playback menu.
5. A key icon will appear on the top of
the screen to indicate that the picture/
video is protected.
6. Select reset to cancel protection for all
files that have been placed in the protected
mode.
Also keep in mind the card it self has a write protect on it if you hold the sd in front of you label side up its on the left hand side its just a little slide tab.

Jun 21, 2011 | Digital Cameras

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What does "memory card is


Your memory card is protected from writing, preserving its current contents.

SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

Dec 09, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX S8000 Digital Camera

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Whenever I tried to make s shot it says "protected


There are several possible causes for "memory card locked/protected", "memory card error", or "no memory card". Some include trying to use of a 4GB SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. Others include problems with the tiny slide switch on the side of the card, or the electrical contact switch internal to the camera. The problem may also arise from simple formatting problems if the card has never been formatted in the camera (note that this will also erase the card). Troubleshooting tips for this problem may be found at this link.

Nov 22, 2010 | Sanyo Xacti VPC-T700 Digital Camera

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"Protected Card"


SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

May 08, 2009 | Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera

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My Minolta G500 will not take a picture. I have a message on the screen that says "card is protected" What does that mean?


remove the memory card, there is usually a switch on them - move it to the other position.

its to protect the data on the card (so you can't write to the card).

May 06, 2009 | Digital Cameras

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