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The camera is locked and i'm unable to make video or take pictures. The screen shows me "write protect"

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This issue occurs due to the memory card corrupted and the only way to remove the write protect is to format the memory card when it is in the camera(this will remove all the data/pic of the memory card). To format the memory card:
Press the green arrow button to go to review mode then press the Ok button
Press the right arrow button to go to Mode Menu
Press the down arrow button to go to the Card tab
Press the right arrow button to go to Card Setup
Press the right arrow button to go to Format option
Here you will see Format Yes or No
Press up arrow to go to Yes and press Ok

The camera will indicate Busy because it is clearing the write protect and erasing all images permanently from the card.
Once completed the card will be able to be used again.

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Remove the memory card and connect it to a pc using a card reader and check if it is working or u have a same problem

Posted on Jul 15, 2009

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Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

If that doesn't work, try another card.

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