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Card locked on my optio w10

I have a optio W10 digital camera and whenever i try to delete my photos it says "card locked" and will not let me delete them.

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    Need driver for Optio W10 for for Mac 10.68, Present driver not compatiable.



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I am having the same problem with my W10 memory card slide lock. My first card is a 1 GB (cheap card). At first it work fine until a couple days later it went into "Lock Mode". I've spent days trying to figure out the problem. I read the entire manual and it did not fix it. So, I purchased a new card (Promaster brand, code 1365), taped the slide with masking tape. Same problem. Green mode is off. I even carefully cut a sliver off the tab so it will not rub inside the port. HELP! Are there problems with this card or the camera.

Posted on Jul 08, 2008


Take card out of camera. put switch on side of card into unlocked position.

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Check your manual for the image protect function. or simply reformat in camera.

Posted on Jun 14, 2007

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I can't send you the actual PDF of page 160 of the Optio W10 manual thru here, but here is the link to that manual on the Pentax web site:

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The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or, despite what I said first, you can use any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.

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press menu and the trash / delete buttons at the same time. Hold for 3 seconds until it beeps. WALA unlocked:):)

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I use 2gb cards in my Optio W10 and format them regularly on my camera every time I am finished transferring the pictures to my hard drive.

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While in capture mode, hit the green (delete) button.

You can change modes from here. :)

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What you need to do is take out the card, and on the side of it there should be a little gray thing which can slide up and down. It needs to be slid all the way up. I hope this helps!!

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SD 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.

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