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On the screen of my s51 it keeps saying my memory card is locked when it is not, i have tried every thing what should i do?

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You could try to reset all the menus to default, factory settings. If that does not work, I think the camera needs repair. Nikon has a repair department, and a trade-in or trade-up program which may be worth looking into.

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There is a tab on the memory card so you will you need to remove it from the camera and change the position of this tab to "unlock" it.
You need to unlock the card itself. Take it out and look for a tab on the left. It should be pushed up.

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Does your MMC have a Lock/Unlock swap features? if it does. Then Unlock it. Or, you might want to format it.

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Memory card write protected


Write Protection: There is a tab on the memory card so you will you need to remove it from the camera and change the position of this tab to "unlock" it.

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Have a nikon coolpi S51 . error message saying memory card is write protected. it is not will work in other camera's and tried a new memory card and it says the same thing. skips over format card when...


If this problem is dealing with an SD-Card, there should be a little switch on the side of it. Just switch it off of lock. It worked for me.

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