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The message said "card locked" so I bought a new memory card after several attempts to fix it. With the new card in, the message now reads, "card unreadable"

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Make sure you're using an SD card, 2GB and smaller. The M537 won't work with higher-capacity SDHC cards.

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 16, 2012

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SOURCE: Memory Card Error - Locked

Take the card out, and you'll see a little slide switch on the side of the card. It is most likely in the "lock" position.

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SOURCE: memory card reads locked, unable to use camera

there is a little slide tab on the card. switch to unlocked

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SOURCE: Loaded new memory card, and screen reads memory

I'm guessing you bought a new 4GB SDHC card. Although it looks exactly the same as a standard SD card, the format the card uses is very different. If your camera is more than a few couple years old, it's likely it was designed before the SDHC format came out. Sorry, but a SDHC card will not work with older cameras.
For older cameras, you'll need to use standard SD cards (usually those 2GB or less). But if you really want to use a 4GB card, do a Google search for 4GB SD "non HC", with the non HC in quotes. Believe Transcend makes one.

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