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My canon ixus850 is is saying that the card is locked, so I cannot take or move photos. Can you help please? Many thanks

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Take the memory card out of your camera and look at it. 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.

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Take the memory card out of the camera. Move the lock switch on the side of the card to the unlocked position if it is in the locked position. Replace the card carefully without moving that switch.The unlocked position on most SD cards puts the switch towards the end of the card that goes into the camera first.

If that doesn't help, try a different card. The card you are using may have a problem that could require formatting. Copy your photos to another drive first. (Use a drive/photo recovery program on your computer (with the card in an SD card reader). There are some that will attempt to read even a corrupted SD card.) Then reformat the card. If the card can't be reformatted, it may have failed. Check your warranty on the card and see if it will be replaced by the manufacturer.

I hope this helps.

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SD and SDHC 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.

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There are two reasons for card locked problem Canon PowerShot A400.
One is card locked while camera opening. The answer for this is explained in below figure.

34a2e3d.jpg The other one is dealing with card itself. The below picture shows that.

68ed342.jpg You may need the user manual for other problems.
This is User Manual of Canon PowerShot A400

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Move the slide switch on the side of the card.

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There will be a small slidable portion on the SD card. By moving it back and forth u can unlock and lock the card

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Hi there,

Your camera is telling you the lock switch on the card is locked.

Take the card out of your camera and look on the side. There will be a little switch. One side of the switch says locked and the other side says unlocked. Move the switch from the locked position to the unlocked position and it will work for you.

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