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Locked Camera It's saying the camera memory card is protected, and it won't let me delete or take any photo's and im not sure how to unlock it. Help please :)?

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The memory card has a yellow tab on it. Remove the memory card from the camera and just slide the tab and re-insert the card. That should work.

Posted on Feb 16, 2008

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