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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.

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  • 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?



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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.

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