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Problems with Optio S40 SD card

I just got my Optio S40 yesterday and am mighty pleased with it! However, whenever I insert my SD card, the camera refuses to on. It works perfectly fine without any SD card inserted and I'm sure I didn't insert the card wrongly. So, is that a problem with my camera or my free SD card? The SD card's HTL 64MB btw.

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    Rob May 11, 2010

    You mean it does not power up at all when you insert the card?



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Good day,

This is a common problem that many people experience with their SD Cards when they are "Locked".
It is normally an easy fix and you can follow a method that I posted on my tips here:

http://www.fixya.com/support/r7042428-sd_card_write_protect

Please feel free to let me know if this was helpful!

Regards

Posted on Nov 29, 2010

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