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Cannon powershot A530 digital camera Camera says that the card is locked and is unable to take photosetc

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Try Formatting the card.
Someone could have locked it accidently.

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1. Go into the menu and find "reset" and follow the on-screen instructions. 2. Go into the menu and find "format" and follow the on-screen instructions.
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Hi I have a Canon Powershot A530 but if I want to take photo's it says card locked?


Take the memory card out of the 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 no more pics until you've recovered the photos, take the card out of the camera. Here's some freeware photo recovery software that should be what you're looking for. You will need to use ayour card reader with this software.

The reason this occurred is that you likely never formatted the card. The card will work fine in the beginning but eventually will corrupt. AFTER you've recovered the photos, format the card in your camera to prevent this from happening again (dig out that instruction manual to figure out how). Keep in mind formatting will also totally erase your card, so again only do this after you've recovered the photos.

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