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Camera says "memory card protected" what does that mean and How do I get past it?

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SD and SDHC 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.

Posted on Oct 07, 2010

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SOURCE: This memory card is protected

Sometimes I get 'this memory card is protected warning'. It turned out that the lock on the left upper side of the SD memory card slipped down. The lock is tiny and gray on SanDisk.The lock suppose to be in upper position towards top.
You can download manual for FX-7 from Panasonic.
FX-7 and FX-8 are similar.
http://tinyurl.com/35m35xe

Posted on Jun 24, 2010

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What does write protect mean?


"Write Protect" means that something is locked and your device (camera) cannot "write" to it's storage area.
What type of "storage media" are you using?
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[Did you put something  (a small plastic card of some sort) into a slot on the camera before or after turning it on?
Those little cards usually have a tiny button (also called a switch or lever) on them that will move back and forth to lock (write protect) or unlock it. This sounds like the memory card inside your camera is locked or "Write Protected.

To fix this simply take it out, closely examine the memory for the button- the button will be closer to the word "lock" or "protect" and all you need to do is gently slide it in the opposite direction from where it currently is. Put it back into the camera and see if it still says "Write Protect."

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