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"Card Locked" The "card locked" message keeps coming up even though my memory card is not locked. I bought a new memory card, and put that in, but it still says "card lock." I even put new batteries in, but still "card locked." So I know it's the camera, and not the memory card. What do I need to do?

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Hi!
There's a small switch on the memory card reader inside the camera which detects that the card is locked. Most likely this switch is broken. You can try to point it with needle or something but I'm afraid you will have to give it away for a repair to a local repair shop or Canon service center.

Tom

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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SOURCE: Memory card locked

Take the card out. On the left side of the card is a tiny white switch. Reverse the position.

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Did you format the card in the camera before trying to use it?

Posted on Sep 18, 2009

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you have to put a bit of tape around the bit were the little tab use to be.. This works epically if you have lost the tab from the card.

p.s. i did this with an SD card an it worked i don't know if it will work with any other types of card. good luck anywhos, try yahoo answers they seem to have alot of info too. (Y)

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there is a lock button on the memory card check it if it is SD card or camera might not support the card try 1gb card

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There is a tiny button on the side of the card - so small you can hardly see it. Just slide it up and voila All is solved.

It is frustrating as there is nothing in the manual bout this and the onl line assistance wants to charge for 20 seconds advice Mine is free dorothy

Posted on Jun 18, 2009

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