Question about Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Card locked My camera says card locked, unable to take pictures. I had prints made yesterday as usual and today it wont let me take a picture.

Posted by on

  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    I have the same problem but w/ two different memory cards and I have tried w/ lock on and lock off. The camera reads my sandisk 1gb just fine, but can't seem to deal w/ the 4gb. Any ideas?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 1,586 Answers

The card usually has a slide lock on its face, which you can switch to a lock position. This protects the images from being deleted. You may have inadvertently hit that switch. Pop the card out and take a look and see if you see it there. If so, switch it and try again and it should work.

Posted on Aug 08, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Can't find a place to accept my memory card to print pictures


To be honest, it usually depends on what type of memory card your camera uses. Many places such as department stores, pharmacies and many camera stores can usually process standard memory cards such as SD and CF cards (although in the case of "micro SD cards, you may need to provide your own adapter). In fact, many such places today have kiosks available for you to do it yourself. That said however, not all cameras use standard cards...many older Sony's for example use "Smart Cards", which most places consider outdated technology.

Without further information as the the camera make/model and/or what type of memory card you're trying to print from, my advice would be to simply copy your pictures from your camera to your computer and then burn them to a standard CD/DVD (or even a USB flash drive) and print from that. This would also have the advantage that it will allow you to make basic adjustments (cropping, color, contrast/levels, etc) to your images via software such as Photoshop, Elements, Coral, Gimp, etc...after all, if you're going to print your pictures, don't you want them to look as nice as possible? If you copy your images to your computer, you could even email them to one of the many online companies available (just Google "online photo printing" for a list) and have them mailed to your door.

Hope this helps!

Apr 01, 2016 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

Pictures not going to memory card


What make and model camera?

Try downloading all your pictures from the card to your computer and then reformatting the card. Alternatively, try another card. What happens then?

Mar 06, 2013 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

I have an HP Camera that I have been using without problem - until today. I turn it on an I get a message that says "Card Locked" I used the camera an hour ago and the message was not there. Now...


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. If that doesn't do it, try another card.

Jul 11, 2011 | HP Digital Cameras

1 Answer

Hello!Yesterday i was taking picture of nature with my Olympus camera,after that i transfered them onto my computer using usb cable.Today i can't take any picture because it says on screen...


Hi,

Here is a tip that I wrote about SDCards and how to unlock and lock SDCards. If youare getting a memory card locked message then check this out.

How to UnlockSD Card heatman101

May 24, 2011 | Olympus FE-20 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Yesterday I printed pictures off my memory card from my Polaroid a520 camera and now when I want to take a picture it says SD Protected. How can I get it off and get back working again???


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. If the switch is already in the proper position, slide it fully the other way and then back again.

Feb 01, 2011 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

Yesterday my card was working fine, it kept telling me that my card was full so i just deleted older pictures.. Now i'm trying to upload pictures and it is telling me i need to format my card but that will...


Yesterday, did you use the computer to delete the older pictures? Don't ever do that. For now, you can use a card reader to download your pictures to your computer. After they are safely downloaded, format the card in the camera and don't let it get that full again.

Aug 02, 2010 | Polaroid i1236 Digital Camera

2 Answers

Message card is locked


Usually, the write protection is on the memory card itself.
You should power off the camera, take out the memory card and move the little switch on it's side to disable the write protection.

Good luck,
Pelu.

Apr 10, 2010 | HP Photosmart 735 Digital Camera

1 Answer

Card locked unable to delete any pictures also unable to take any pictures


Check the memory card for a white sliding plastic lug usually found on the side.it slides to protect you from accidentally deleting images, it is very easy to move this on or off.

Aug 03, 2009 | Digital Cameras

1 Answer

I can't take photos


check if the card is properly formatted.

removed the picture from the card and then format it.

could be your card is full or currupted

Jun 20, 2008 | Canon EOS 20Da Digital Camera

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canon PowerShot SD600 Digital Camera Logo

51 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canon Digital Cameras Experts

Doberman

Level 2 Expert

246 Answers

Tony

Level 3 Expert

2598 Answers

halotheracer
halotheracer

Level 2 Expert

68 Answers

Are you a Canon Digital Camera Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...