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Memory card blocked!!

Everytime i insert a different memory card to my camera it says: "Card Locked" i tried unlocking the card by moving the switch but it still doesnt work,i think it got something to do with the camera,Help me plz!!! i bought a new camera, and kept my old memory card. it took photos, but then the other day i was looking at them and all the photos have vanished.

i did not delete them, the screen went blank and when it came back on all the photos were gone..

i took it back to boots and the man said it was because when i got the camera i never formatted it to suit my memory card. what can i do

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First of all with a Casio camera Casio will only guarantee the camera to work with Panasonic, Toshiba and Sandisc memory cards. If it is not one of those three brands I would go buy one of those brands. Make sure you format your memory card with the camera before using it for the first time. As for the other memory card try using a program like cardrecovery.com and see if you can still pull your pictures off that card. I bet they are still there. :)

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