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Locked Memory card

My eight year old was playing with my camera and somehow locked the memory card! How do I unlock it?

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Re: Locked Memory card

If it's an SD card, there is a little switch on the side of the memory card. Hope this helps!

Posted on Nov 09, 2007

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