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DS-400 DIGITAL VOICE RECORDER

Files have been downloaded to computer and recorder turned off. on turning on it shows a locked symbol and please download files. pressing any buttons brings up read only card. can't seem to do anything. please help

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Had same problem. Found online handbook for DS-4000 and page 37 pointed way.
Press menu button on the handset.Go to sub menu. Page 37 of online handbook suggests you can lock and unlock from this but I used the format icon on the submenu to reformat the card. Seems to be working fine now.

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Changed the memory card and problem solved

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