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Memory card wont lock in

I try to put my memory card in it's slot but it wont go down all the way and lock in. when i close the lid to where the battery and memory card goes, it goes into place and the camera registers that it is in, however i do not think that this is how it is supposed to be since ive had this camera before; the memory card was able to lock/click into place. any help/advice would be appreciated. Thanks! Sally

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Its because the spring whick locks the memory card has some fault thus it will lock only if given a force which keeps it in place thus the battery cover is providing that force and this can be left as such no problem will be there and can be rectified by visiting an auth. technician and repairing it

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