Question about Olympus SP-700 Digital Camera
I must have pressed something that now gives me a write protect message and will not let me take more pictures or transfer them to my laptop
Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Ok button - right arrow to Mode Menu - down arrow to Card tab - right arrow to format option. You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the write protect message and the card can be used again. If these are images that you do need to save:
you can go to the following website link and download an image recovery software program that is free of charge.
You want to download a program called Zero Assumption Recovery. It is a very simple program to use and many people have had much success in recovering lost or corrupted images.
Posted on Jan 12, 2009
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