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Canon A640 thinks media card is lock

Hi guys, My camera thinks the media card is locked when it isn't. In fact I've never locked it. I've tried reformating it in my husband's A570 (and I can use it in his camera) but mine still thinks it's locked.
How do I fix this problem?
Thanks, Jean Mazur

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  • Jean Mazur Jul 29, 2008

    Thanks. I looked at it but don't feel confident doing anything in such a narrow space. Since it's still under warranty, I will send it in.


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Inside your camera there is a detector that senses that your card is locked or not it sounds like yours is stuck in, you may be able to free it get yourself a flash light and look inside the socket on the side where the slide is on the memory card use a very small tool or paper clip you have to be really careful when doing this you could break the sensor if your to rough on it.Good luck

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Hi, i have canon powershot A640, when i inserted sd card it shows "card locked" i tried sd card lock change direction, i tried so many ways....... still it shows same .... any suggestions..........

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