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Card Locked.. I went to playback and scrolled down to protect. I tried changing it to off but it isn't allowing me to change the setting. Is there something else I need to do to be able to access that?

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Re: Card Locked..

Take out your memory card and on it will be a little tab, push it in the other direction, you might have bumped it to protect so you can't do anything. Good luck!

Posted on May 08, 2007

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How to unlock a photo in camara

The protect function allows a user to protect a picture from accidental deletion. To unprotect a picture on your camera, scroll to the protected picture that you want to delete, then press the Menu button (the button to the right of the Play button.) Scroll down the menu and you should come to an option that allows you to Protect/Unprotect the picture. Since your picture is currently protected, deselect that option. You should then be able to delete the picture normally.

Alternatively, you could also format the memory card, however this deletes ALL photos and data you have on the memory card. If you are trying to completely clear the memory, this is the best way. After turning on your camera, simply press the Menu button, scroll to Setup, then scroll down to Format. Select Format, it will ask you if you want to format the memory card, or the camera's built-in memory. Format whichever one you want to clear, if you are using a memory card then your pictures are stored on the memory card. It will take a few seconds to format.

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How to Unlock SD Card

<p>Many times people do not realize that a <span style="font-weight: bold;">SD card</span> can be <span style="font-weight: bold;">write protected </span>or locked. They will <span style="font-weight: bold;">try to download pictures</span> or <span style="font-weight: bold;">make changes to the pictures </span>and the <span style="font-weight: bold;">SD card will not allow</span> them to do it. The little lock feature on the side of the card will <span style="font-weight: bold;">write protect the SD card</span> so that changes cannot be made. You will need to <span style="font-weight: bold;">unlock the SD card</span> to be able to make the changes that you want to make or download anything from it.<br /> <p><br /> <br /> <p><span style="font-weight: bold;">To allow the SD card to be accessed</span> is a simple as sliding a small tab on the side of the card to the <span style="font-weight: bold;">unlocked position</span>. Usually this means sliding the tab towards the back of the card and away from the front of the card. The card will have to be removed from the <span style="font-weight: bold;">camera</span> or <span style="font-weight: bold;">PC</span> to be able to do this.<br /> <p><br /> <br /> <p>Here is a <span style="font-weight: bold;">picture of an SD Card</span> and you can see the tab on the side of the card. It clearly shows you what is the locked and unlocked positions on the card.<br /> <p><br /> <br /> <p><img src="heatman101_2.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <p><br /> <br /> <p>This feature can be very useful to make sure that you do not inadvertently <span style="font-weight: bold;">erase data or pictures</span> from the card. If you have children viewing pictures on the SD Card make sure to lock it before allowing them to play around to make sure that they <span style="font-weight: bold;">do not erase your pictures</span>.<br /> <p><br /> <br /> <p>As you can see this is a very good feature to have and it will be very useful to you, but you do need to remember to unlock it before trying to make changes to the card.<br />

on Apr 21, 2011 | Digital Cameras

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How to you get the camera unprotected

It's not the camera, it's the 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. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

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File error and does not upload

Sounds like your card is locked. There's a tiny slider on one side of the card with 2 small symbols (an open and a closed pad lock). Move the slider to the open pad lock. If the slider is set to open, then you might have locked the images in camera. If that's the case go to the review menu of your camera and scroll through the options to option 'protect' and change the setting there to 'unprotect all'
One of these 2 should solve your problem. Hope that helps

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Went i turn on my canon its say that the memory card locked

There is an up and down slider setting on side of memory card to lock it and unlock it. Perhaps this is the problem.
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How to unlock a picture

Go to the playback menu and select it (you may have to adjust the circular option know to get to the playback menu). Once there, scroll to the picture(s) that are locked by using the sideways selection arrow buttons. Then select the up or down arrows, which will lock or unlock your picture. You can also erase any locked pictures, in case you want to, by formatting the xD card. Hope this helps.

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Card locked

There's a little yellow switch on the left side of your memory card labled "lock" with an arrow pointing down. Push it up. Note: If it doesn't work right away, try uploading all your photos to your computer and then dumping them off of the card.  Push the switch up again and it should start taking pictures again.

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Locked Card

Change the memory card lock switch to the normal setting84b4934.jpg3c6d94b.jpg

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This Memory card is locked

did you check the memory card ? maybe it is write protected!

Feb 15, 2008 | Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7 Digital Camera

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Protected feature

There are 2 probable solutions. 1. The images are "protected" by the camera & will show "locked" when you try to erase them. 2. The SD card in the camera is locked. The solution to 1 is to unlock the images in the playback menu. See page 46 of the manual. Note that you need to select "unlock" you can't select protect as they are already protected! Solution 2 is to remove the card from the camera & check the "lock" slider that you can see on the side (although no all cards have this). Set the lock off. You can download the manual from the first link on the following page: Please update the question & let us know if the information given was useful to you - Good Luck!

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