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Locked memory card

I use a 1mb SD card in my Canon 620. Tonight I went to format the card to remove downloaded photos and got the message "card is locked."
This has never happened. I do I unlock the card?

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Hi there,

Your camera is telling you the lock switch on the card is locked.

Take the card out of your camera and look on the side. There will be a little switch. One side of the switch says locked and the other side says unlocked. Move the switch from the locked position to the unlocked position and it will work for you.

Rob

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

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