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My canon powershot sd600 says card locked. Why did this happen and how do i unlock it

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SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

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SOURCE: for the Canon PowerShot A550, card is locked

Pop the card out of the camera- there's a tiny switch on the card that locks it so you can't write over important photos.  Move the switch to the other position and you should be good. 

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SOURCE: for the Canon PowerShot A550, card is locked

Move the slide switch on the side of the card.

Posted on May 10, 2010

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