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Cannon power shot a540 memory card is not locked but camera says it is

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The little slide switch may be broken inside the card. Do you have another card to try in the camera? If another card does work in the camera, then it's time to buy a new card. They're inexpensive these days anyways at about $6 for 2GB:

https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_ss_?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=sd+card+2gb

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