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Sd card error on canon powershot s3

I get a error message everytime i insert a sd memory card into my canon powershot s3 camera at times it says the memory card is locked or simply it saids that there is a memory card error it cannot read or write to the card is the problem repairable how can the problem be fixed

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  • cricket0321 Sep 27, 2008

    Get a memory card error. I have tried several memory cards and nothing seems to work.

  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    the exact same thing is happening to me ... what do i do.. please help before i throw this thing agianst the wall...

  • jjkim123go Dec 20, 2008

    It was working fine all along for last year or so.
    Then all of sudden, I tried to  use it today and got the error message.
    Any solid solution at all???

  • Anonymous Jan 03, 2009

    I have had a similar error which turned out to be a corrupted memory card

  • Anonymous Mar 26, 2014

    new SD card camera says insufficient space on card

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    at first before i remove my sd card my cam are absolutely okey i inserted the sd card to my laptop and download all the pic from the sd to laptop after that i insert back the sd card to my camera and use my camera to take another pic but the lens are error already



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I get a memory card error everytime I insert a memory card. They are not locked and I have tried 4 different memory cards and nothing works. How can this problem be fixed?

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I have had a similar error which turned out to be a corrupted memory card. It was replaced under warranty with no questions asked. Causes may be static electricity discharge or a high humidity/temperature combination. Either way get a new card.

Posted on Jul 31, 2008


I am just thinkng the problem is alot worse than just the memery card I think the device that reads it needs to be repaired and now wondering how much will that cost me to be repaired

Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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