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Memory card locked

The memory card is locked and i have tried sliding the tab in different possitions but it still wont work.
can anyone help me please?

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Have you tried using the camera's setup menu to perfom the initial required format of the card ??

Otherwise The memory card itself has to be faulty . Have you tried using a different card ??

A while back when I bought my Motorola V3x Razr ,new in box, the micro SD card I received not only fail to work , but was bent like a banana & crashed the pc everytime I attempted to connect it LoL

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Greetings Burtie,

There should be a small slide tab on your memory card which locks it. Please slide that tab to the unlocked position and this should fix your issue with a locked memory card.

Sincerely,
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