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I have bought an unbranded memory card and it is saying it is full but when I go to format it, it says that it is protected by read only and I cant change it
You didn't specify the type of memory card so I'm assuming it's a Secure Digital card.
SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: cell memory card problem
try reading it through a card reader on pc, if it still has the same problem, then the data has somehow become corrupt and you will need to format
Posted on Oct 23, 2008
SOURCE: cant format
you can remove the write protection status by inserting it to your camera and in the preview mode click the button menu, in that scroll down for options and you can see there the option for protection on or off. toggle that option.thanks for using fixya!. please dont forget to rate my solution.
Posted on May 28, 2009
SOURCE: unable to format
of the card is a little switch-its tiny-you can just see it on the photo above this solution. If you slide it the other way then write protected will be off.
Posted on Jun 14, 2009
hi if you look on one side of the disk you will see a little white switch ( very small ) move this in the opposite direction of where it is and that should sort you out....hope this helps please vote thanks
Posted on Mar 24, 2010
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