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When I try to put my memory card into my Canon EOS 50D Camera memory slot, it won't go in all the way. And I have tried a million times.
The two most likely causes are the card direction (I assume you've tried flipping it over), and bent pins in the bottom of the card slot. Take a look deep into the slot and look for any bent pins. They're very delicate, and don't like to be bent back and forth. I have had good success by straightening them with a thin screwdirver.
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When I try to put my memory card into my Canon EOS 50D Camera memory slot, it won't go in all the way. And I have tried a million times.
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My disney pix micro digital camera wont take pictures. we put in the right batteries the correct way but the LED flashes and beeps three times every time we try to take a picture and the counter display blinks 00.
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