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Card lock my camera works but everytime i put the memory card inside it say the card is lock

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Dear geogie:

If your camera gives you "card locked" error messages with several cards and you KNOW that the cards are indeed not locked via the sliding lock mechanism, then your camera needs to be sent in for service as it has developed and electrical communications problem within the memory card control function.

I would first however try a hard reset by resetting your camera to the default settings, removing the battery and memory card for two minutes, and then replacing them. Retest the cards for the error message. If it still occurs then call 1-800-828-8080 for your options.

Hope this helps.

Sincerely,
HeavyDLB

Posted on Jun 09, 2008

  • David Bland
    David Bland Jun 09, 2008

    Dear geogie:



    Ignore that phone number. That's for Canon Tech Support :p



    HeavyDLB

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