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My canon SD 750 camera does not read the sd card even when the sd card is not locked, how do i unlock the internal switch in the camera for the sd card?

When i incert the memory card into the sd slot, it reads that the sd card is locked but it is not. the sd slot in the camera has a switch inside which is the one that reads the card, but that switch it's locked. how do i unlock it?

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  • sragnar Nov 05, 2012

    the card it self has a small switch on the side that you slide forward or back to lock the sd card. if that is not it try formatting the card either in the camera or a computer. be sure to know you will loose all information on the card when you format, so make sure you back up the card if you need something on it before format. 

  • Lucy Soo Nov 05, 2012

    it is not the card that is locked. the problem is that the camera reads the card as locked when it is not locked. bi think that the Sd card slot has an internal switch that somehow got locked making the camera read all cards as "locked"/

  • Lucy Soo Nov 06, 2012

    i guess the problem was not easy for you to give a logical solution. but many thanks any way.

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Could be faulty sd card and you may need to try another one to see if you get the same message.

Posted on Nov 05, 2012

  • Lucy Soo Nov 05, 2012

    no. the card works well. i tried in in my other camera and in my computer.

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