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Memory Card Errors with Canon PowerShot S3

I have had my camera since around May of this year. It has worked fine up until one week ago. My camera was running low on batteries, but i turned it on and it said memory card error. I switched to veiw mode and it said the same thing but also said "memory card locked". I took out my card and saw that it was not switched onto the lock mode so I found this strange. I put new batteries in my camera and the same thing happened. I then went to Black's and bought a new memory card, they tried my old one out on one of the stores PowerShot models and it still didn't work so I figured it was just the card. I bought a new card and brought it home and now the SAME thing is happening. What is going on?

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Re: Memory Card Errors with Canon PowerShot S3

There most definitely is a solution to this problem. Follow this link for a step by step fix for the memory card error. It requires taking the camera apart but if the warranty is expired you have nothing to lose. Fix worked fine for me.

Posted on Mar 25, 2010

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Ther's no solution to this problem, sorry.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

Re: Memory Card Errors with Canon PowerShot S3

I have the same problem with the 2GB card. I recently used it in my computer so i figured thats the problem. Dont put them in your comp.

Posted on Feb 20, 2008

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