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Sun disk My memory card for my camera says it is locked...how do i unlock it?

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  • aGriff Feb 10, 2008

    Actually there was a small piece of gold that slid up and down...moving this from one position to the next fixed the problem...thank you very much

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2008

    I have the same problem, and it doesn't help unlocking the "memorycard itself" not even if I change to another card

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Most cards have a small pice of plastic on the end that allows you to lock/unlock. Pull the card out and slide to the unlocked position.

Posted on Feb 10, 2008

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SOLUTION 1 - Unlock the memory card.

There is a Lock switch on the left side of the SD card. Make sure the Lock switch is slid up (unlock position). You will not be able to modify or delete the contents on the memory card if it is locked.



SOLUTION 2 - Toggle the lock switch.

If the lock switch is not on lock:
1. Slide the switch up and down. Repeat this 3 times.
2. Let it stay on the Lock position for 30 seconds.
3. Slide the switch up to unlock the card.
4. Try to transfer files into the device.


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The data on the memory card may be corrupted.

WARNING: Formatting will delete all the files in the device. Backup all your data before formatting.

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