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I have a stylus 5010 - some how the camera is hung up it says "write protect" when I turn it on and when I try to use it. I can go into the menu but I cannot do anything as "write protect" shows whenever I try to activate a function. I recently loaned it to a friend and he brought it back this way, there is another camera that we have 2010 that is acting the same way - could this be a virus that he has on his system or is this sometype of reset that needs to happen? Please help.

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Does the memory card have a slide switch on the side? It should be set to "unlocked". If that doesn't work, use a card reader to download any pics from the card and then insert it back into the camera. Go into the menu and find "format"...follow the on-screen instructions. By the way...cameras can't get a virus.

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