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Have had this Sony camera about 7 yrs and never had a problem..today I went to take a picture and I get a message that the Memory Stick is locked.?
Check the memory stick for a small plastic switch with a picture of a lock beside it, make sure it is not turned on.
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Have had this Sony camera about 7 yrs and never had a problem..today I went to take a picture and I get a message that the Memory Stick is locked.?
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Missing pictures I recently went on a trip and took some pictures that disappeared from my camera. Later I started getting the message 'Card cannot be read' so I purchased another memory card. I was taking pictures when I get the message 'Card cannot be read'. I turned it off and back on and the missing pictures were there. I then get the message 'Out of memory'. I turn the camera off and back on and the missing pictures are gone again. WHERE ARE THEY???
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My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick. When I turn on my camera I get an error message"memory card error" then when i press to view pictures it says the memory card is locked. i have switched the lock switch on the card, and it doesn't do anything, i have also tried formatting my card.
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Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pictures.
Take the card to a Walmart and insert it into one of their picture kiosk machines. You can print the pictures or even make a CD of them. ... Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS IXUS 105 Digital Camera
Hey. I bought a new camera some days ago with a new Digix 4gb SDHC memory card. I went to Disney World and took normally a lot of pictures. From one moment to another, the camera gives me the message "Memory card error" and won't let me take nor view pictures. I tried removing the memory card and everything. I checked and It isn't locked or something. Also, I tried using a memory card reader on my laptop, and it says I have to format to read the card. I REALLY don't want to lose the pic
The first thing that may be complicating things is, can your laptop read SDHC cards, or just SD cards? If the laptop is asking you to format it, then probably it's working, but be really sure, before you continue.Check the co ... Digital Cameras
Got a new memory card, camera says it needs to be formatted but won't do it. When card is removed the camera still says it needs to be formatted then says card is "locked". Can't take any pictures. Before this kept getting no memory messages even after deleting pictures
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My Canon Powershot A560 memory card is locked and it is the camera doing it not the memory stick.And there is nothing in the manual about how to fix it. When I turn on my camera I get an error message"memory card error" then when i press to view pictures it says the memory card is locked and turns itself off. I have had this camera for some time and have never had issues uploading pictures onto my computer or with the memory card.I really would rather not lose the pictures that are on the camer
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Optio E10 When I turn my camera on I get an error message that says "memory card error", I purchased a new memory card but still get the same error message...any suggestions? I have the exact same problem with my Pentax Optio S7. I turn on the camera and it displays the message Memory Card Error. I have tried several new cards and get the same message. There is an option on the menu to format a card, but you can't access the menu if you have the card installed. It takes great pictures without t
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Card locked! I went to use my canon sd 630 powershot and it will not take a picture and at the top of the screen it says 'Card locked!' What is this message and how do I get my camera to work again?
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Hi I am getting an erro message "r33" in the "number of exposures remaining box" - when the message comes up I cannot take a photo - its like the camera is locked. any ideas? also, sometimes the r33 message comes up and it does let me take the picture. so maybe the camera locking issue is not related top the r33 message? Lance
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I have copied the photographs from the 4 Gb memory card to the computer (170 picture) but now when I insert the memory card back into the camera I receive the message "No valid picture to play" and can only take a photo to built-in memory. The card and camera are new, this is my first attempt to copy pictures to the computer. I think I can reformat the card but will lose the pictures already there, will this get rid of the problem? Would welcome some advice please. Thank you Eileen Scar
Hi there Eileen, You can reformat the memory card on the camera by going thru the settings. Since you have copied the pictures to your computer, you still have a copy of them. Some digital camera's automatically use the memory card to sa ... Digital Cameras
Memory card errors. I turn it on and get message MEMORY CARD ERROR PLEASE CHECK CARD. Occurs on different cards. Sometimes I can clean the contacts on the card and it will work. Sometimes, I can take pictures but if I remove the card it cannot be read if install it back or by a computer or printer. I use the camera as publicity in trade shows taking then printing pictures, so the cards are removed and inserted constantly. I have reformatted the card in the camera, still fails.
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I was taking pictures with my digital camera and all of a sudden the lcd screen said memory card not readable, need to format card. i selected cancel. the card is full of pictures from a recent vacation. how can i get these pictures off the card. my camera will not let me do anything. i can't even get to the menu. this message is the only thing that will appear. please help!!
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Samsung camera I have been taking pictures of our puppies and downloading them to my computer.When i put the memory card back in the camera today and went to take a pic "card locked" appeared on the screen and i can no longer take pictures
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My Kodak Easyshare V1233 comes on stating "Interna; Memory Filled" I went in and cleaned it. But it seems like I only get 5 pictures that I can take after that. I take the five (the number in the corner states 5 as it goes down to 0 as I take the five shots???? Then I get the Internal Memory Filled message again??? What is going on??? Please help, Pattie
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When I turn on my Canon G9 Camera, I do not get a display on my LCD display. Also when I take a picture through the veiwfinder, I here the camera take the picture, but does not register on my memory stick. Need some information to make this camera work. Stan Wereschuk email: [email protected]
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I have a sony mpeg movie Vx dsc-p32 and I have 2 Memory sticks, one 64 MB and the other a 256 MB and about every third time you we turn the camera on the lcd has a message of No memory stick found - I've tried blowing in the slot where the memory stick goes and nothing happens, but like a said every 3 times or so you turn it on it happens. when it happens we usually let it sit for a few minutes and then we turn it back on and its fine. this sucks when you want to take a picture of the memory
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Using Sony CD-Rs I continue to get Disc Error messages after a few pictures, and then the pictures already taken are no longer available for download. Loosing many photos this way. Put in a new disc and it works for a while only to do this again. Had some previous problems similar to this with Memorex CD-RWs but it is getting worse and worse. Is this a repairable defect? This is a fairly new camera. Wish I had a memory stick instead of the CD memory!!
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When I turn on my DMC LZ10 and try to take a picture (on any setting) I get message: "Memory card full" - I have three good memory cards that work in other cameras and they are unlocked- but same message occurs with any, so it seems something is not right with the camera itself, Or I am not doing something right....any advice greatly appreciated.
I've gone into the owners manual for your camera and respectfully disagree with Panasonic's faults idea that you don't have to format the media card. Formatting the camera SD memory card is what you need to do. Any new memory card or any memory card ... Panasonic Digital Cameras
Card Locked - One problem is : I have tried 3 new cards and unlocked the cards and still recieve a card locked message when I try to take a picture. I have tried to format to " yes" but the camera continues to return to " no ". The other problem I have is that I accidentially deleted all of my pictures in the camera's memory. Is there any way to retrieve those pics?? Please help!!! Thank You. Chip. [email protected]
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