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My Canon camera says "Card Locked", I can't delete a picture or any other action, what can i do?

Read the instruction book and even going into settings but not helpful. need help

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Remove the memory card. Make sure the little notch on the left side is in the up position. If there is no notch, the camera will handle the card as locked. When all cards you put in the camera act the same (locked) perhaps the switch in the camera is defect. Check if the memory card slot is free of any debris. (use a magnifying glass and a strong light.


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The switch on the card here is in the correct position.

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Remove the SD card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to its other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card in the camera. But if you've already tried this, see this link for additional things that you can try.

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there is a little button on your card....on one of the sides...and i'm sure it is on "locked" position

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Try to connect your camera to PC as a removable drive and format it.In some cases this was useful

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Your memory card has a small white "switch" on the side. Move the switch and your card will unlock. It is a saftey so you don't erase anything accidentaly.

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There are several possible causes for "memory card locked", "memory card error", or "no memory card". The most common cause is having the tiny slide switch on the side of the card in the wrong position. The second most common is trying to use a 4GB or higher SDHC card with an older camera made before SDHC format came out. There are also other common causes if the above didn't help, with troubleshooting steps for this problem listed here.

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