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  • stephoria Jun 02, 2008

    card locked, not turning on 100% of the time.

  • Anonymous Jun 03, 2008

    have the same problem with the a620

  • onewhisper Aug 25, 2008

    on my Cannon Powershot A510 the error message states 'Card Locked'. I have used this same card for a few years now with no problems until now. I was going to try and reformat but the 'format' menu option is grayed out and I cannot access. Ideas?

  • Anonymous Nov 01, 2008

    cannon power shot a550 display locked and will not go to area to unlock area is grayed out


  • Anonymous Dec 15, 2008

    **** this is so annoying.

  • stalsn Jan 14, 2009

    When trying to use the camera, I am receiving the msg. Card Locked. I cannot find anything in the user manual. Can anyone help. Thanks.

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SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Posted on Sep 20, 2014

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SOURCE: Hello

Locked? There is a small tab on the card that slides into the "lock" or "unlock" position.

If you mean "stuck" then you should realize the to remove the card you push it in until it clicks and pops out.

Ken

Posted on Aug 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Can't format memory card in A510 Canon digital camera.

Have you used this card in the past? Is this a new card?

Is this card rated to be used with this camera. Some cameras can only support cards of certain sizes.

If the card is compatible, take the card to target or best buy and format it on a camera there and see if it works then put it back in your camera and see if it works after.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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SOURCE: Canon Powershot A510 - black screen

well giving it a tap/thump it might have a dry joint ....

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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Canon Powershot A510 - black screen


well giving it a tap/thump it might have a dry joint ....

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Cannon a510 memory card error


Yes, Don't panic please.
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Can't format memory card in A510 Canon digital camera.


Have you used this card in the past? Is this a new card?

Is this card rated to be used with this camera. Some cameras can only support cards of certain sizes.

If the card is compatible, take the card to target or best buy and format it on a camera there and see if it works then put it back in your camera and see if it works after.

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Card locked


Remove the card from the camera. Slide the tiny switch on the side of the card to the other "unlocked" position. Reinsert the card and try it out.

Sep 14, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera

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Hello


Locked? There is a small tab on the card that slides into the "lock" or "unlock" position.

If you mean "stuck" then you should realize the to remove the card you push it in until it clicks and pops out.

Ken

Jun 26, 2008 | Canon PowerShot A510 Digital Camera

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