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MEMORY CARD I have a NIKON COOLPIX 3200. I have been useing a JESSOPS 256mb memory card since i got the camera 5 years ago,now the camera has a on screen message saying-THIS CARD CANNOT BE USED.PLEASE CAN U HELP, THANKS

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Hi there.

This may be easier than you think.<grin>
SD cards can become accidentally locked. Double check your card. Take a look at the side of it. There will be a little switch. Make sure the switch is in the unlocked postion and see if that's your problem. Let me know if that doesn't help.

Rob

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