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Card locked! I had my pictures trasferred off of my card onto a disc and now it says my card is "locked" when I put it back in my camera. How do I unlock my card?

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Re: Card locked!

That depends on what type of card you have. for this case assuming you have a SD card so there is a little switch in a side of the memory where you can lock and unlock the memory for read/write or read only mode.

If you did the unlock switch proccedure and the problem persists, You can also have a false contact between the memory card and the slot so you can try cleaning and inserting the card again.

And you can also format the memory card in your computer to overpass any corruption problem.

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