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Somehow i managed to write protect my memory card while it was in my camera, and now the option to unlock the protection with the key is inaccessable. I can see the key, but when i try to highlight it to remove the lock, if flips to the next menu option, missing it completely.

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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.

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I have had this camera for two years and never had a problem. Now when I switch it on the screen shows the message, " Memory card is write protected" and the camera will not function.

On the memory card is a slide lock that locks the card from being accidentally written to or erased. embossed with a lock that is unlocked/locked.
Somehow this slide lock has been moved to the write protection mode/locked. Could have happened if you removed the memory card lately.
Remove the memory card and slide the lock to unlock reinstall the card and that should cure your problem.

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KodakAug 25, 2010 - The camera screen displays "Memory card is protected (Reset switch on card). ... The memory card is locked so that data (pictures, videos, or files) ... The disk is write protected." when writing to or formatting an SD card. Share.

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Kodak, EasyShare, Max, Perfect Touch, and Pulse are trademarks of Eastman Kodak. Company. ..... Access to more manual settings than Smart Capture mode. ..... NOTE: To delete protected pictures/videos, remove protection before deleting.

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My fujifilm finepix jx 300 says protect card even after sliding the switch on memory card to unlock

check if in the card slot is any debris. You could try to clean the contacts of the xD memory card with a dry cloth. Place the card on a flat underground and press firmly on the cloth. Don't press without a flat underground, because you could easy break the card.
It also could be some of your pictures are protected. You have to unprotect the pictures first.

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The protect function allows a user to protect a picture from accidental deletion. To unprotect a picture on your camera, scroll to the protected picture that you want to delete, then press the Menu button (the button to the right of the Play button.) Scroll down the menu and you should come to an option that allows you to Protect/Unprotect the picture. Since your picture is currently protected, deselect that option. You should then be able to delete the picture normally.

Alternatively, you could also format the memory card, however this deletes ALL photos and data you have on the memory card. If you are trying to completely clear the memory, this is the best way. After turning on your camera, simply press the Menu button, scroll to Setup, then scroll down to Format. Select Format, it will ask you if you want to format the memory card, or the camera's built-in memory. Format whichever one you want to clear, if you are using a memory card then your pictures are stored on the memory card. It will take a few seconds to format.

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The memory card seems to be write protected. How do I unprotect it without loosing images?


Here is a tip that I wrote about SDCards and how to unlock and lock SDCards. If youare getting a memory card locked message then check this out.

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Inserted 4 GB memory card. new camera trying to take a pic and I keep getting the message card protected.

Memory cards particularly SD or SDHC have an option to protect the files from accidentally deletion. This is done by moving the small part of the memory card to the 'lock or unlock' position. Try to look for this small switch on the side of your memory card.

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How do i remove the protected card from my camera

When this problem occur you need to set the memory card unlock or not protected. Remove the memory card from camera and you can see a small button in the memory card, so you need to slide that to set the memory card unlock or not protected.

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When this problem occur you need to set the memory card unlock or not protected. Remove the memory card from camera and you can see a small button in the memory card, so you need to slide that to set the memory card unlock or not protected.

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To remove the write protect lock, take the memory card out of the camera, face the card towards you, look for a small white tab on the left hand side of the card, to unlock it push the tab up to unlock it, it will be at the side of the card like this 59a6de4.jpg .


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I somehow managed to write protect so I cannot take pictures or transfer pictures to my laptop. How can I undo this? I have an Olympus sp 700 Thanks Durriya

Sounds like you will need to format the memory card. This will permanently erase all the data from the card and then you will be able to use it again. To format the card: Press the Ok button - right arrow to Mode Menu - down arrow to Card tab - right arrow to card setup - right arrow to format option. You will see format yes or no. Choose Yes and press ok. This will clear the write protect message and the card can be used again.

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