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Check the memory card for a white sliding plastic lug usually found on the side.it slides to protect you from accidentally deleting images, it is very easy to move this on or off.
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Card locked unable to delete any pictures also unable to take any pictures


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Hello, I have the following problem: I cannot delete images neither take new pictures. When i try to delete pictures it shows the following message: The card is locked, unlock the card to access delete features. When i try to take a new picture it shows the following message: LENS ERROR Try turning the camera off and on again (before this message it says card locked). Thanks for help!!!


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After having my memory card fill up I uploaded the images to my computer. After uploading I placed chip back in the camera and deleted all images - which it said it did successfully. Now I can only take 3 pictures before it says it is full again because it is now not reading / or saving the images to the chip but rather the camera. Also after re-inserting the chip back into the computer I see that it in fact did NOT delete the photos from the chip although it said it had (and I am unable to view


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I recently bought the camera and was able to take 45 pictures without a memory card. I then put a memory card in from my phone and it allowed me to take pictures. However, once I took the card out and put it back into the camera, it now comes up card locked and can only take 3 pictures without it, even though I've deleted everything off it!


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Sound like the card is corrupted. Take it out and try in a card reader, search for image recovery software if you can't read the card properly. When you've finished trying to get the images off the card format the card and retry in the camera. ... GE C1033 Digital Camera

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Are you able to format the card in the camera. Also the USB cable you probably need is the same as most other mini USB devices. ... Samsung Digimax S73 Digital Camera

I downloaded all the photos off the camera directly from the XD picture card H1GB on to my laptop and then formatted the picture card to delete all the pictures and videos so that we could start fresh with a clear picture card. After putting the card back into the camera (fujifilm finepix f470) it shows an error message: CARD ERROR - and it will not take photos. I have checked that the card is in correctly around the right way ect and everything is correct, I also scanned the card on the lapto


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I contacted dxg and they told me just to take card out and unlock it with the little lever on the top left. i did this and it still wont unlock the card. i also tried an old sd card out of a camera and it also said card locked, which i know its not. i don't know what is going on. my daughter had used this camcorder for more than a year and all of a sudden she cant take a picture or record anything


The internal memory of the camera must have been used at one point, remove the memory card from the camera, go into menu and locate "format" follow the instructions to remove the pictures when prompted. When you have completed the process install the ... 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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My card is a lexar sd 2 gb memory card that is locked, it will not let me delete any pictures or take any pictures, all it say's is card locked


Hi Clare!How are you?Kindly remove the card from from the camera.Take a close look at it. You'll see a little switch on it's side - just move it to the opposite direction... It's basically a safety switch used to lock the card ... Digital Cameras

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

Memory I am unable to view my pictures which i have on my memory card on my camera. i am also unable to delete pictures off the memory card permanently by using the casio camera. my camera is for ever telling me the meory is full and yet it will only show me 3 photo's on the camera, can anyone please help??


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I have a i533 5.0 megapixel digital camera.I took pictures thinking the memory card was in it but it wasnt and it said memory was full so i deleted the pictures off the camera and put the memory card back in and its saying card locked when i try to take a picture and it wont unlock. what do i do?


You caused a card conflict, or have corruption on the card. Try this:Remove the battery from the camera. Remove the memory card, and re-insert. Install the battery back in the camera. Turn on the camera. In t ... Polaroid Digital Cameras

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


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Protected card... my digital camera has a card, it is a lexar 2gb sd card and every time i try to take pictures, it tells me that the card is protected, also it wont let me delete pictures that have already been saved on my card, can u please help?


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Locked card my card is locked and will not let me take pictures. I go into menu and on page 1, delete, format, lock, and edit movie are all grayed out and unaccessibe.


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I am unable to take any pictures, I can only review the pictures and movies I have already taken. On the screen it says Card Locked. How do I unlock the card? so if the switch is damaged does that means that I cannot use the card?


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My sd card is locked every time i take a picture or a video and when i put it on internal memory it does take a picture but not much memory but when i put it on auto setting i can't delete anything and all of that other stuff!


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