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Cannot turn off picture lock

Some of the pictures on the camera memory card have become protected with a locked making it impossible to delete them.  I have tried to turn this function off so i can delete them but it is not letting me.  Is there any way round this?  thanks  Sally

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Connect your camera to PC with Windows XP or Vista via USB, open MyComputer and there should be a camera, which appear as new disk, open it and delete any image you need!

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SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.

NOTE: If you are using a microSD/microSDHC card or a miniSD/miniSDHC card, insert the card into the standard SD adapter.


SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

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SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.



SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

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4. Try to transfer files into the device.


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The data on the memory card may be corrupted.

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